TEI will provide maintenance service to Cougar Helicopters Engine

Depot Level Maintenance activities of Makila 1A1 type engine of AS532 Cougar Helicopters in the inventory of Turkish Armed Forces will be provided by TEI starting as of 2009. The agreement of the

Issue 13 - December 2008

General Manager of TEI, Ak?n Duman said: “In terms of the cooperation between TEI and Turbomeca- France, one of the leading manufacturers of helicopter engines, This agreement has a great importance for our company which provides solutions regarding engines for military and commercial air platforms. This project will be provided new opportunities to TEI in order to expand its activities regarding maintenance repair and overhaul in addition to its ongoing projects. The maintenance, repair and overhaul of Cougar Helicopters in the inventory of Turkish Armed Forces will be fulfilled in TEI facilities with the cooperation of 1st AIR SUPPLY AND MAINTENANCE CENTER. Our company will provide price and delivery advantage to Turkish Armed Forces and will also contribute to the Turkish economy.”

TEI has accelerated its studies in the recent years with the purpose of reaching a universal identity also in design area in addition to engine parts manufacturing, engine assembly and overhaul and customer support services. Some projects of TEI, continuing its forward-looking investments by contributing to international aviation projects are: A400M Aircraft TP400-D6 Engine Project, Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F136 Engine Project, genuine turboprop engine project for unmanned aerial vehicles. TEI has also been carrying on its studies on Attack and Turkish Armed Forces Helicopters’ Engine Projects.