Turkey’s locally built attack helicopter makes first public appearance in Poland
DHA photoTurkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has announced that its T129 ATAK Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter completed its first ever demonstration flights on Aug. 22-23 during the Radom Air Show in Poland.
The T129 ATAK is a candidate for the KRUK Program of the Polish Armed Forces and the demonstration flights at the Radom Airshow marked the official launch of the T129 Poland Roadshow, said the company.
“During the Poland Roadshow, the T129 ATAK will be presented to Polish and Turkish professionals, officials, industrial partners and the media at a private event at Warsaw-Babice Airport on Aug. 28 and it will appear once again in public, on static display at the TAI’s stand at MSPO Kielce on Sept. 1-4,” said the TAI statement.
Meanwhile, the company completed the delivery of the first fleet of T129 ATAK Multirole Combat Helicopters to the Turkish military on July 31.
Having completed the delivery of first fleet (nine helicopters) the delivered helicopters are now being used effectively in operational theatres for the Turkish Land Forces, according to the company.