15-Jul-2014 Source: TAI
Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) will be participating to the Farnborough Air Show 2014 (FIA 2014) which will be held in Farnborough, UK between July 14-20, 2014 and displaying T129 ATAK and ANKA at the static area. TAI’s stand can also be visited at Hall 4 H1.
“T129 ATAK” Multi Role Combat and Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter will perform flight demonstrations on July 14, 15, 16th and T129 will also be present at the static display area together with ANKA Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Class UAV.
T129 ATAK is a new generation, tandem two-seat, twin engine helicopter, specifically designed for attack and tactical reconnaissance purposes. T129 ATAK, developed from the combat proven A129CBT, incorporates totally new system philosophy with new engines, avionics, electro-optics and weapons, modified airframe, uprated drive train and new tail rotor. T129 ATAK, with the best in class power to weight ratio and optimized for “hot & high” environments, is the most efficient Attack Helicopter in the world.
ANKA, advanced Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class Unmanned Aerial System, performs day and night, all-weather reconnaissance, target detection / identification and intelligence missions with its EO/IR and SAR payloads, featuring autonomous flight capability including Automatic Take-off and Landing. ANKA incorporates a heavy-fuel engine and electro-expulsive Ice Protection System with a Ground Control Station and dual datalink allowing operational security and ease.
TAI has been a long term partner with the world’s leading OEMs in the international development and production programs. Current international partnerships include A400M, A320 Family, A350 XWB, A330, and Boeing 787, JSF/F-35, Sikorsky UH-60, AW139 and more.
In addition, we would like to bring to your attention the following signing ceremony for our HÜRKUŞ New Generation Basic Trainer Project.
Subcontract Agreement-Signature Ceremony with Martin Baker – TAI Chalet A32, 14 July 2014, 13:30
HÜRKUŞ, designed and developed for the global civil and military trainer requirements, is a New Generation Basic Trainer Aircraft with EASA CS23 certification, featuring next generation glass cockpit, unique high tandem seating configuration, best in class pilot view, OBOGS and high power engine to meet the requirements of demanding missions.