Sierra Nevada Corporation Established New Turkish Subsidiary “TRjet” for Regional Jet

Issue 63 - September 2015

SNC (Sierra Nevada Corporation) announced the formation of its newest wholly owned subsidiary, TRJet Havacilik Teknolojileri Anonim Şirketi (TRJet). The announcement at the Paris Air Show follows SNC’s May 27, 2015 signing of a Memorandum of Understanding involving the Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret A.S. (STM) in support of the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs & Communications to produce the country’s first regional jet as part of its Regional Aircraft Project. A Turkish corporation, TRJet will be based in Ankara, Turkey, and will serve the Regional Aircraft Project as well as the commercial aviation sector.

In the press meeting held on 16 June in the SNC Chalet at the in Paris Air Show, with the participation of SNC 328 Support Services Director Mr. Dave Jackson and TRJet General Manager Mr. Cem Uğur. General Manager of TRJet Mr. Cem Uğur pointed out the first five “328J” Regional Jet Aircraftwill be manufactured in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany in 2018.