Turkish Aerospace awarded B737 MAX-8 Sex. 48 & Sub-Assemblies for various Boeing Platforms

By Editor 06-Sep-2021

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Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) has been awarded two contracts by Spirit AeroSystems. Turkish Aerospace will manufacture and supply Section 48 – Tail Feather for Boeing 737 MAX-8 and over 400 parts and sub-assemblies for various Boeing platforms.

With experience and know-how gained from previous aerostructure programs, Turkish Aerospace will manufacture Section 48 – Tail Feather for Boeing 737 MAX-8. Further to the contracts, ongoing work packages with Spirit AeroSystems for manufacturing and supplying 2125 parts and sub-assemblies for various platforms including 737, 747 and 777 has been extended to 2028.

Prof. Temel Kotil, President & CEO, Turkish Aerospace, evaluated about the agreement and said, “Our company continues to be among the manufacturers that have proven in the field of aerostructure with its half a century of experience. In this context, while we continue to produce indigenous and national projects in the field of aviation industry in our country, we also carry out high-quality crucial productions for the world's leading aerial platform manufacturers. We are delighted for the agreement including work packages of B737 MAX-8 Section 48 – Tail Feather and various other sub-assemblies for Spirit AeroSystems which will be used Boeing platforms. I congratulate all my colleagues and Spirit authorities who contributed to this cooperation.”

Turkish Aerospace is the center of technology in design, development, manufacturing, integration of aerospace systems, modernization and after sales support in Turkey. Located in Ankara, Turkish Aerospace production plant covers an area of 4 million square meters with an industrial facility of 640.000 square meters under its roof. The company has a modern aircraft facility furnished with high technology machinery and equipment that provide extensive manufacturing capabilities ranging from parts manufacturing to aircraft assembly, flight tests and delivery.