Turkish Aerospace delivered, 300th unit within the Airbus Section Barrel Program, in which the company continuously provide superior quality performance and timely delivery since 2017.
Turkish Aerospace is delivering Section 19 Barrels to RUAG Oberpfaffenhofen facilities. Following the mating operation of these Barrels with Section 18 Panels, which are also manufactured by Turkish Aerospace, complete section 18+19 is being delivered to Airbus Hamburg FAL facilities.
Section 19 is located next to the rear galley and it is separating pressurized and unpressured sections of the Airbus A320 aircraft. Section 19 is combining major parts of the aircraft such as Vertical Stabilizer, Horizontal Stabilizer, and main control surfaces like Rudder and Elevator.
Turkish Aerospace President and CEO Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil stated the important partnership between Turkish Aerospace and Airbus. Kotil stated: “In the aerostructure cooperation, we are glad to keep our partnership with Airbus since 2017. We keep working on our delivery promises. It is important to deliver aerostructure materials on time. Acknowledging these responsibilities over the international and national market, Turkish Aerospace is honored to keep promises and keep continue its deliveries on time.”
Turkish Aerospace is the center of technology in design, development, manufacturing, integration of aerospace systems, modernization, and after-sales support in Turkey. Located in Ankara, the Turkish Aerospace production plant covers an area of 5 million square meters with an industrial facility of 150,000 square meters under its roof. The company has a modern aircraft facility furnished with high technology machinery and equipment that provide extensive manufacturing capabilities ranging from parts manufacturing to aircraft assembly, flight tests, and delivery.