The first T70 Utility Helicopter, produced by Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) with domestic facilities, was delivered to the Turkish Gendarmerie General Command.
The domestic avionics systems, transmission, landing gear, dynamic parts and final assembly and qualification tests of the T70 have been completed.
T70 Utility Helicopter Program
The T70 Utility Helicopter Program is being developed under the coordination of the Turkish Defense Industry Agency, with the main contractor Turkish Aerospace, subcontractors ASELSAN, TEI, Alp Aerospace and Sikorsky.
Developed based on Sikorsky's S70i Helicopter, the T70 Utility Helicopter will be delivered to 6 different users under license in Turkey.
It is planned that the Land Forces Command, Air Force Command, Special Forces Command, Gendarmerie General Command, General Directorate of Security and General Directorate of Forestry will use the T70, with 109 units being produced in total.
With the Utility Helicopter Program, Turkey's utility helicopter needs will be met and Turkish industry will play an important role in meeting domestic needs in military and civilian areas.