Turkish Aerospace (TUSAÅ) has been awarded two new contracts by Spirit AeroSystems for Boeing aircraft programmes.
The company 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 programmes, 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.
Temel Kotil, president and CEO of Turkish Aerospace, commented: “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.”