Turkish Aerospace Industries T129


Derived from AgustaWestland AW129 Mangusta


  • Turkish Aerospace Industries T129

The Agusta A129 (then AgustaWestland AW129) was selected in 2007 to be the basis of the Turkish ATAK programme for an attack and tactical reconnaissance helicopter. The resulting T129, assembled in Turkey, integrates indigenous avionics and weapon systems with upgraded engines, transmission and rotor blades.

First flew on September 28, 2009, the first nine aircraft are in the T129A or EDH (Erken Duhul Helikopteri, Early Delivery Helicopter) variant and expected to be upgraded in the final T129B standard when all systems become available

Model News

TAI Offering T129 for Polish KRUK Program, 04-Feb-16 : Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) in a possible cooperation on KRUK Combat Helicopter Procurement Program for the future Polish Army gunship.

TAI at Paris Air Show 2015, 12-Jun-15 : Paris Air Show 2015 Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to showcase the Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter T129 ATAK and the Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Class UAV ANKA at Paris airshow

TAI at Farnborough Air Show 2014, 11-Jul-14 : Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) will be participating to the Farnborough Air Show 2014 (FIA 2014) which will be held in Farnborough, UK between July 14-20, 2014 and displaying T129 ATAK and ANKA at the static area.

Turkey Takes Delivery of T129 ATAK, 11-Jun-14 : TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries) and Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland are pleased to announce that the Turkish Armed Forces have taken delivery of their first “T129 ATAK” Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter on 22nd of April 2014.

Turkey Orders Nine More T129 Helicopters For The Land Forces Command, 08-Nov-10 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract for nine T129 combat helicopters.

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Engine: 2 x RR CTS800-4A 1362shp
Capacity: 2
Length: (m) 13.45
Height: (m) 3.4
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 11.9
Disc area: (m2) 111.22
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2350     Max: 5000
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 269     Max: 278
Range: (km) 500
Ceiling: (m) 6000
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 840


From Organisation with model T129
turkey Türk Kara Kuvvetleri

Construction Numbers on database of T129 or its versions


Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuilt asYearHistory
P1 CSX81723 : AgustaWestland, w/o 19mar10
P6 P6 : TAI Aug11
BG1001 : TAI T129A
12-1001 : Turk Kara Kuvvetleri 1THB Jul14
BG1002 : TAI T129A
BG1003 : TAI T129A
BG1004 : TAI T129A P5
13-1004 : Turk Kara Kuvvetleri 1THB
BG1005 : TAI T129A
13-1005 : Turk Kara Kuvvetleri 1THB
BG1006 : TAI T129A
13-1006 : Turk Kara Kuvvetleri 1THB Oct14
BG1010 : TAI T129B, serial not conf; 14jul14 pictured at FIA 14
BG1011 : TAI T129B
13-1011 : Turk Kara Kuvvetleri; 15jun15 on display at Paris Air +
10 C/N.

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