TAI to Direct A350 XWB Aircrafts

Date: Issue 35 - September 2012

The first aileron allowing the rotation of A350 XWB aircraft, which has been designed and manufactured by TAI Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI), was delivered to AIRBUS at the ceremony held in Ankara with the participation of Undersecretary for Defence Industries Murad BAYAR, TAI Chaiman of the Board Yalçın KAYA, senior executives of AIRBUS, TAI officials and press members.

Speaking at the ceremony, TAI’s Chairman of the Board Yalçın KAYA said: "With the delivery realized today, TAI has once more proven that it is a world player in the aerospace industry. This delivery is the success of TAI’s capabilities and in-time delivery and competitive price policies. I would like to thank AIRBUS for placing their trust in us in new generation aircraft A350 project. With this project, AIRBUS has not only contributed to the qualified employment in Turkey, but also provided the technology transfer by working in close cooperation with TAI engineers during the design phase. TAI,in return, has remained faithful to this trust and proven its capabilities in the international market by in-time delivery of Ailerons to AIRBUS.