Test Infrastructure Agreement for TS1400 Turboshaft Engine

Issue 100

June 24, 2020. TEKFEN Engineering and TUSAŞ Engine Industries Inc. (TEI) signed a cooperation agreement for the test infrastructures to be established within the scope of the Turboshaft Engine Development Project (TEDP) carried out by TEI in order to meet the engine requirements of the GÖKBEY 5 Ton-Light Utility Helicopter, which is being developed by Turkish Aerospace under the auspices of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB).

TEI Chairman & CEO Prof. Mahmut F. AKŞİT and TEKFEN Engineering President Fatih CAN as well as senior executives of both companies attended the signing ceremony held at TEI Eskişehir premises. 

For the test facilities to be established within the scope of the signed agreement, TEKFEN Engineering will provide supervision services for the detailed design of the test systems, technical management of supply processes, assembly, testing and commissioning.

With the test infrastructure to be established as part of the project, compressor, combustion chamber and turbine module tests of aviation engines will be performed cost efficiently and with minimum modification. In module tests, the objective is to obtain aerothermal performance characteristics of the modules, and the validation of the design and analysis tools will be checked by the test results and improvements will be provided for the analysis models.