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Türkiye’s TEI engine successfully completes durability tests for Gokbey helicopter

Türkiye's TEI engine successfully completes durability tests for Gokbey helicopter Türkiye's TAI Gokbey Helicopter, Ankara Türkiye, April 26, 2023 (AA Photos)
By Newsroom
Jun 28, 2024 11:25 AM

TAI Engine Industries (TEI) announced through its official X account that the engine developed under the auspices of the Presidency of Defense Industries, TEI-TS1400, successfully completed 15 consecutive durability tests of six hours each under the EASA CS-E 740 requirements.

Türkiye's TEI engine successfully completes durability tests for Gokbey helicopter
TEI-TS1400 Engine (TEI)

The statement states that these tests further improved the TEI-TS1400’s performance, highlighting the engine’s final power limits in the context of emergency single-engine helicopter landing scenarios.

The national engine underwent hundreds of hours of rigorous testing before and after its maiden flight, achieving a power level of 1740 horsepower.

The same test was repeated a second time with successful results.

The results of this historic test highlight the crucial role of the TEI-TS1400 engine in the performance of the Gokbey helicopter.

The engine has demonstrated its ability to deliver sufficient power even in the most demanding conditions for the helicopter.

Last Updated:  Jun 28, 2024 11:25 AM