Another Success for “Hürkuş” EASA and DGCA Certification Process is Completed

Date: Issue 70 - September 2016

The EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) and the Turkish DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) Design Organization Approval (DOA) holder TAI-Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc., was awarded on July 11th 2016 by DGCA with the “TT32 Aircraft Type Certificate” for its New Generation Basic Trainer Aircraft “HÜRKUŞ”, which was also validated on the same day by the EASA with the “EASA Validation Type Certificate”.

Under a thorough design, testing, documentation and verification process, following the Turkish DGCA Type Certificate, TAI received the EASA Validation Type Certificate at the Farnborough Airshow during a ceremony hosted by TAI Chairman of BOD Mr. Nejat Bilgin and General Manager Mr. Muharrem Dörtkaşlı. The certificate was handed over by Certification Director of the EASA Mr. Trevor Woods who is responsible for the certification; organization approvals and rulemaking for all EU designed aircraft, engines and equipment. The ceremony was honored and witnessed by Deputy MoD Mr. Şuay Alpay, Undersecretary for Defence Industries (SSM) Prof. İsmail Demir and distinguished guests.