TAI Cuts Metal On First Indigenous Helicopter

FARNBOROUGH—Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has begun building the first prototype of a 5-6 metric ton twin-engine indigenous utility helicopter. Engineers have begun building the aircraft—known as Ozgun—as the program, which formally started in September 2013, enters the Critical Design Review...
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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