Subscribe Free
in Defence / Maintenance

Turkish Air Force certificated as regional support centre for CN235

Posted 14 July 2016 · Add Comment

Airbus Defence and Space has authorised the Turkish Air Force's 2nd Air Supply and Maintenance Centre (2nd ASMC) in Kayseri as a regional support and maintenance centre for Airbus CN235 aircraft following a detailed certification process conducted over the last year.

 



The approval brings to a successful completion the process first announced at IDEF 2015.
Turkey is the world’s largest operator of CN235s with 59 aircraft and has accumulated a wealth of expertise in the maintenance, repair, overhaul and updating of the aircraft in 20 years of operations.
The agreement capitalises on those proven capabilities to provide support for aircraft of the Turkish Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy as well as those of other operators in the region.
A single CN235 aircraft will be brought to Kayseri from an allied country to perform tests and begin the implementation process in October.
Airbus Defence head of transport aircraft services Stephan Miegel said: “Turkey’s enormous experience with the operation and support of the CN235 will enable it to play a valuable role in the CN235 global support network. We congratulate the Turkish Air Force on achieving the required certification and look forward to examining future possibilities for it in supporting the C295 and A400M aircraft as well.”
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Busy traffic on RJ flights during Eid Al Fitr

Royal Jordanian (RJ) is seeing busy traffic during Al Fitr feast on both its inbound and outbound flights, particularly those between Amman and the Levant and the Arab Gulf regions.

Blazing a trail in flammability testing

UAE national carrier Etihad has teamed up with Swiss company Lantal Textiles to create what is believed to be the Middle East's first laboratory specialising in flammability testing of aircraft cabin fabrics and other materials. Alan

Gulf Air celebrates flights to Tbilisi

Gulf Air has celebrated the launch of its direct three weekly service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

Etihad to increase services to North Africa

Etihad Airways is increasing capacity between its Abu Dhabi hub and key markets of Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Casablanca and Rabat to cater to the peak June – September travel period, while additional services to Dammam will be year-round.

Will we keep on taking the tablets?

New US and British governments regulations, which prevent passengers carrying electronic devices larger than a cell phone on flights from across the MENA region, may affect the latest in-flight entertainment trend. Steve Nichols

Pegasus Airlines' inaugural flight to Abu Dhabi takes off

Abu Dhabi Airports yesterday welcomed the inaugural Pegasus flight arriving from Istanbul, Turkey. The maiden flight marks the commencement of a direct service three times a week between Abu Dhabi International Airport and Istanbul

TAA SK 12MTHS16
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418Global Aerospace BT28218DIAC BT1105121117DAS BT1105161117AIME BT1204240118RMIT BT1631817