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GENERAL PURPOSE
HELICOPTER

The Original Helicopter Program carried out with the aim of meeting the general-purpose helicopter needs of the Turkish Armed Forces and other authorities in need with a unique platform was launched by the decision of the Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) convened on June 15, 2010.

 

The program budget and calendar was defined by the SSIK of January 3, 2013 and a contract was signed between the SSM and Turkish Aerospace on June 26, 2013.

 

GÖKBEY General-Purpose Helicopter, capable of operating effectively even in the most challenging climates and geographies, at high temperatures and altitudes, in day and night conditions, is designed and manufactured using national means and capabilities. Launched based on the knowledge, experience and talent pool acquired during the ATAK Program, the Original Helicopter Program features the design and manufacture of critically important systems such as structural and avionics systems, transmission, rotor and landing gear using fully national resources.

 

Featuring the capability of carrying out a wide range of missions, the helicopter can carry out carriage, VIP, cargo, air ambulance, search and rescue and offshore transport missions.

 

The first General-Purpose Helicopter manufactured by domestic means, GÖKBEY flew for the first time with a success at 06:00 on September 6, 2018, and is projected to be serially manufactured by 2021.

 

The helicopter is pending for certification by EASA (European Aviation Safety Authority) and SHGM (Civil Aviation General Directorate).

 

GÖKBEY is designed for superior performance and quality with advanced avionics with not only today's but the future's operational requirements in mind. With a large cabin area having a high load capacity, GÖKBEY can be easily configured for various mission profiles of civilian and military users across the globe.

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FEATURES
WIDE RANGE OF MISSIONS

T625 GÖKBEY Helicopter has in-cabin layout options for defined mission profiles such as cargo, VIP transport, ambulance, search and rescue. With the large cabin area and load capacity, T625 GÖKBEY can be easily adapted to carry out various mission profiles for civilian and military operators across the globe.

EASY TO MAINTUSASN

T625 GÖKBEY Helicopter aims to maximize operational readiness and minimize maintenance costs as part of its structural, avionics and mechanical system designs. The T625 GÖKBEY Maintenance Service Plans prepared by Turkish Aerospace Integrated Logistics Support Services and expert personnel support is aimed to control unexpected situations and enhance efficiency.

LARGE CABIN

T625 GÖKBEY Helicopter's large cabin area can be configured to meet multi-purpose operational requirements such as cargo, VIP transport, ambulance, open sea and search and rescue operations. With a large cabin area and load capacity, T625 GÖKBEY can be easily adapted to carry out various mission profiles for civilian and military operators across the globe.

COST EFFECTIVE LIFE CYCLE SUPPORT

T625 GÖKBEY Helicopter has been developed with a cost-effective life cycle support approach using optimization, simulation and prediction methods at every phase of the program. Its operational, technical and performance requirements has been defined pursuant to this approach, and product development activities also continue accordingly.

HIGH TEMPERATURE AND ALTITUDE PERFORMANCE

T625 GÖKBEY Helicopter is designed and optimized for requirements for missions carried out in hot and elevated geographical conditions as well as inclement weather conditions. The helicopter is equipped with many new technologies to deliver high-order safety and operational benefits.

ADVANCED AVIONICS

T625 GÖKBEY Helicopter, with its comfortable cockpit and large touch-screen avionics systems, is planned to be competitive and innovative in the world market. 4-axis auto-pilot system with software developed by Turkish Aerospace provides GÖKBEY Helicopter a superior controllability.

 
 
TECHNICAL DATA
Dimensions / Weight
Performance
Roles
Length (rotors turning)
15.87m

(52 ft)

Main Rotor Diameter
13.20 m

(43 ft)

MTOW
6050 kg

(13337 lb)

Standard Fuel Tank
1020 kg

(2248 lbs)

External Fuel Tank
280 kg

(617 lbs)

Baggage Volume
1.1 m3

(35 ft3)

Crew
2
Passenger
12
Max Cruise Speed
306 km/h

(165 kts)

Service Ceiling
6069 m

(20000ft)

Range
740 km / 948 km (With auxiliary fuel tank)

400+ nm / 512+ nm (With auxiliary fuel tank)

Endurance
3,8+ Hours

5+ Hours* (With auxiliary fuel tank)

Transportation
VIP
Cargo
Air Ambulance
Off-Shore
Search and Rescue
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