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TAI Sign Contract with ARA

Written by: T. Figg


Aircraft Research Association (ARA) has signed a landmark contract with Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI) for their next generation stealth fighter programme TF-X.

The contract covers design validation services incorporating the design and manufacture of an instrumented model and Transonic Wind Tunnel (TWT) testing. 

Mr Paul Hutchings, Chief Executive Officer stated “This contract further underlines ARA’s core capabilities in aerodynamic research and demonstrates our flexible, innovative approach to support leading aerospace manufactures such as TAI”.

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ARA is Europe’s leading independent aeronautical research company, located at Bedford, UK.

TAI is Turkey's national centre of technology in design, development, modernization, manufacturing, integration and life cycle support of integrated aerospace systems, from fixed and rotary wing air platforms to UAVs and satellites and ranks among the top hundred global players in aerospace and defence arena.

For further information contact:

Timothy Figg
Business Development Executive