TEI is a joint-venture company established in 1985 with the partnership agreement signed by Turkish partners (53.78%) and General Electric (USA) (46.22%). TEI's Turkish partners are TUSAS-Turkish Aerospace Industries INC., Turkish Armed Forces Foundation and Turkish Aeronautical Association. Established with the aim of building assembly and testing capability of F110 engines of F16 aircrafts which is a national project; transfer of aircraft engine manufacturing technology; gaining the capability of manufacturing aircraft engine parts and building a permanent aircraft engine industry in the country, TEI realized the first shipment of engine and engine parts in 1987 and then proceeded to growth process as of 1989. Determining its vision as "being the main manufacturer of a worldwide, high quality and competitive aircraft engine", TEI's mission is "building a permanent aircraft engine industry in the country providing products and services which will develop technological basis of aviation and space industry".
November 02, 2015