TAI T625 Gokbey Specs, Engine, Cockpit, and Price

TAI T625 Gokbey Specs, Engine, Cockpit, and Price – The TAI T625 is a twin-engine multirole helicopter that is being developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the Turkish Armed Forces. The helicopter is designed according to aviation standards set by the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) and the Turkish Civil Aviation Directorate General (SHGM). The T625 helicopter can be used in a variety of operations / missions including search and rescue (SAR), troop / cargo transportation, utilities, VIPs, shipping of goods, and medical evacuation.

Turkey's Undersecretariat for the Defense Industry (SSM) signed a contract with TAI in September 2013, to develop original lightweight multi-mission helicopters to meet the requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces general-purpose helicopters and civilian authorities. A T625 prototype was launched at the International Defense Industry Exhibition held in May 2017. TAI T625 made its first flight on 6 September 2018 and serial production is expected to begin in 2021.

TAI T625 Gokbey Multirole Helicopter

TAI T625 Specs

The TAI T625 helicopter has a length of 15.87 m and has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 6,050 kg. The helicopter propulsion system is equipped with a five-blade main rotor and a four-blade tail rotor, which is designed to improve aerodynamic performance. A complete icing protection system is installed to allow safe operation of the helicopter in icing conditions.

The TAI T625 helicopter is operated by two crew members and can accommodate up to 12 passengers in its spacious cabin, which can be configured to meet various mission requirements. The baggage compartment volume is 1.1m³. The helicopter is equipped with a retractable type landing gear and can make a safe landing in uneven terrain conditions.

TAI T625 Specs

TAI T625 Engine and Performance

The TAI T625 helicopter prototype is powered by two LHTEC CTS800-4A turboshaft engines developed by Honeywell International and Rolls-Royce, where each engine is capable of producing power of 1,024 kW. Meanwhile, the production unit will be powered by two TS1400 turboshaft engines, which are being independently developed by Tusas Engine Industries (TEI).

The TAI T625 helicopter has a maximum speed of 306 km / h and a 6,096 m service ceiling. The helicopter is equipped with a standard fuel tank with a capacity of 1,020 kg, so that the helicopter can cover a distance of more than 740 km and last up to 3 hours 48 minutes. An external fuel tank with a capacity of 280 kg can also be installed on a helicopter and will increase helicopter endurance by up to 5 hours with a range of 948 km.

TAI T625 helicopters can operate in bad climatic conditions, high altitudes and high temperatures both during the day and at night. The helicopter is designed to meet Category-A standards, so that it can operate safely in the event of a single engine failure.

TAI T625 Cockpit

TAI T625 Cockpit and Avionics

The T625 helicopter is equipped with a full glass cockpit that offers superior comfort and high visibility to the crew. The T625 cockpit is equipped with the Aselsan avionics suite, including two widescreen integrated mission screens with 8 in x 20 in screen sizes, two 8 in x 10 in data entry touch command control units, air radios, inertia navigation systems and thermal imaging systems .

It also incorporates a dual redundant, four-axis, double redundant automatic flight control system to improve helicopter stability and handling, while reducing pilot workload. It is also capable of performing instrument flight rules (IFR) and single pilot operations of visual flight rules (VFR).

TAI T625 Price

Until now, there has been no official statement from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) about the price of the T625 helicopter.
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