Turkey’s Indigenous Helicopters Advance Toward Market Entry

Turkish Aerospace Industries T625 P1 flight-test aircraft
Three prototypes, including P1 (pictured), will support the flight-test program, and a third aircraft is due to fly soon.
Credit: Turkish Aerospace
Turkey looks set to join the short list of countries able to offer an indigenous commercial helicopter, as Turkish Aerospace Industries targets bringing its T625 platform to the international market by the middle of the decade. The 6-metric-ton (13,230-lb.), twin-engine medium rotorcraft has already...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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