T70 helicopter produced within the scope of General-Purpose Helicopter Program successfully took off during test flights in Konya
Within the scope of the T70 General Purpose Helicopter Program, a test flight was carried out in Konya for the helicopter, which was produced and put into use with a high locality rate and entered the TAF inventory in the past days. While it was seen that the helicopter took off successfully, the point reached in the test flights gave happiness.
Within the scope of the program, the T70 helicopter was produced under the main contractor of Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI) and the subcontractor ASELSAN, TEI, Alp Aviation and Sikorsky and deliveries were made on days.
The T70 General Purpose Helicopter, developed based on Sikorsky's S70i Helicopter, will be delivered to different users with the production model under license in Turkey. The Land Forces Command, the Air Force Command, the Special Forces Command, the Gendarmerie General Command, the General Directorate of Security and the General Directorate of Forestry are planned to be the users of the helicopter.
Konya 3. Test flights of the T70 helicopters, which were also delivered to the Main Jet Base, were successfully carried out.
The General-Purpose Helicopter Project aims to meet Turkey's general-purpose helicopter needs in military and civilian areas. With different useful loads to be integrated on it, the helicopter is aimed to be used in firefighting, search and rescue, personnel transportation and military missions.