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Sikorsky Names Alpteknik Aviation as Commercial Helicopter Sales Representative in Turkey and Central Asia

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company announced the appointment of Alpteknik Aviation as its commercial helicopter sales representative in Turkey and Central Asia. The announcement was made at the IDEF 2017.

“We are delighted to add Alpteknik Aviation to our worldwide sales representative network,” said Sikorsky’s Regional Executive - Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mr. Eric Schreiber, “With nearly 20 Sikorsky commercial aircraft operating in Central Asia and Turkey, along with promising continued growth, we are excited about working with our new representative to further our relationships in the region.” 

Alpteknik is a Sikorsky-authorized distributor for fixed and rotary wing aircraft spare parts, repair and overhaul, and aftermarket services. Alpteknik is wholly owned by Alp Aviation, a joint-venture between Sikorsky and the Alpata Group with four Turkish locations in Ankara, Eskisehir, Istanbul and the Free Trade Zone Branch in Izmir. 

More than 150 Sikorsky helicopters operate throughout Turkey, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan with nearly 20 S-92 and S-76 aircraft performing corporate missions such as VIP, Head of State, airline and offshore oil transportation. The S-70 Black Hawk began supporting defense missions in Turkey in 1992.