Boeing awards 737 fan cowl manufacturing contract to Turkish Aerospace

posted on 9th August 2021 by Eddie Saunders
Boeing awards 737 fan cowl manufacturing contract to Turkish Aerospace

Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) has been awarded a contract by Boeing for manufacturing and supplying Fan Cowls for Boeing 737 aircrafts.

Turkish Aerospace will be responsible for 50% of the monthly 737 Fan Cowl requirements starting in 2025.

Fan cowl doors provide an aerodynamic surface over the fan case of the engine between the inlet and the thrust reverser and protect engine mounted components and accessories.

There are two fan cowl doors (left and right) around each engine that can be opened to provide access for service and maintenance of the engine components and accessories on the fan case of the engine.

Prof. Temel Kotil, President & CEO, Turkish Aerospace, evaluated about the agreement and said: “Our company continues to be among the manufacturers that have proven in the field of aerostructure with its half a century of experience.

“In this context, while we continue to produce national projects in the field of aviation industry in our country, We also carry out high-quality critical productions for the world’s leading aerial platform manufacturers.

“We are delighted for the fan cowl production for BOEING as part of the agreement. We bring a new ability to our company.

“I congratulate all my colleagues and BOEING authorities who contributed to this cooperation.”

Aysem Sargın, Managing Director, Boeing Turkey, said: “Turkey is one of Boeing’s strategic growth countries, and we see tremendous potential for the country to contribute to the global aerospace industry as an industrial and technology partner.

“With the launch of Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Industry (NAI) by Boeing and Turkey several years ago, Boeing has expanded its investments, footprint and supply chain in Turkey.

“The award of the 737 Fan Cowl work package to TUSAŞ is a reflection of our continued commitment to Turkey and the world-class capability of our industrial partners in Turkey.”