Turkish Aerospace Industries T625

Launched in 2013 as Özgün (Turkish for "original", or "indigenous"), the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter ( TLUH ) programme is an indigenous 5-ton, twin-engine utility helicopter, capable of carrying up to 12 passengers which will initially be certified by EASA and then converted with mission equipment for Turkish military use to replace the aging UH-1H Huey.

Powered by the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC) CTS800-4A, a joint-program between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce. The CTS800 also powers the TAI T129, an upgraded variant of the A129 Mangusta.

TAI has develop the main gearbox and transmission and started working on the prototype in 2016.
On January 2017 received TAI officially designation: T-625 ( 6 ton gross weight, 2 engines, 5 blades main rotor ).

First flight scheduled for September 2018


Model News


TAI Unveiled T625 Multi-Role Helicopter, 20-Jun-17 : Paris Air Show 2017 Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) displayed for the first time the "T625 Multi-Role Helicopter" at the Paris Air Show 2017

Quantum3D Image Generator for Turkish T625, 09-May-17 : Quantum3D’s IDX 8000 Image Generator selected as part of the flight simulator for the new light-duty T-625 Özgün Turkish helicopter

LHTEC Sign Contract for Turkish TLUH Engine, 10-Dec-15 : Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) signed an agreement with Honeywell and Rolls-Royce (as LHTEC) to supply CTS800 turboshaft engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH)

TAI Selects LHTEC CTS800 engine for TLUH, 16-Jun-15 : Paris Air Show 2015 The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC) has been selected by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to provide engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH) programme.



Specifications


Engine: 2 x RR CTS800-4A 1362shp
Capacity: 2 + 12
Length: (m) 15.87
Height: (m)
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m)
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs)     Max: 6060
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 277     Max: 306
Range: (km) 700
Ceiling: (m) 6000
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

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