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Turkish Aerospace and Airbus Signed Cooperation and Research Agreement to Develop Novel Aircraft Structures

On 28 September 2018, Turkish Aerospace Industries and Airbus have signed a collaborative agreement on research and development in secondary structures, such as movable parts, for Airbus aircraft programs. The agreement was signed by Turkish Aerospace President/CEO Prof. Dr. Temel KOTİL and Airbus Head of Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Strategy and International Dr. Marco MIKLIS in a ceremony at the Istanbul Airshow 2018.

Underlining that the agreement is important in expanding and developing the technology and innovation research partnership between Airbus and Turkish Aerospace Industry, the President and CEO of the Turkish Aerospace Industry Prof. Dr. Temel KOTİLsaid: “Between our technological partnerships in Turkey, we provide a new and significant contribution. The agreement we have made with Airbus, one of the world’s leading companies, for future commercial aircraft technologies shows that our company is progressively advancing in its technological leaps.”

Airbus Head of Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Strategy and International Dr. Marco MIKLIS said “We are delighted to have a new level of collaboration with the Turkish Aerospace Industries. We consider the value that Turkish aviation adds to world aviation. As Airbus, we want to contribute together with Turkish Aerospace Industries.”

The Turkish Aeronautics and Aerospace Industries and Airbus will develop a common understanding of advanced production methods for more cost-effective and environmentally friendly aircraft by combining resources and information to develop data-driven capabilities.