TAI Delivers First TAI-Manufactured T129 ATAK Helicopter
Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) delivered the first "T129 ATAK" Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter to Turkish Armed Forces on 22nd of April 2014.
The Program started in 2007 for development and production of 91 helicopters, as a Joint Collaboration of TAI and AgustaWestland also known as "ATAK Team". Within the scope of program, the first T129 ATAK Helicopter was delivered to Turkish Armed Forces and as of today over 4000 flight hours were conducted during the flight & firing tests, qualification & acceptance flights and training activities. Overall program is a success story of Turkish Aviation & Defense Industry in terms of design & development and also international collaboration.