Turkish Aeronautical Association

CHP leader expresses criticism for Turkey’s management of forest fires

Main Opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu criticized the government's handling of forest fires while urging for an urgent strategy against climate change.


Listing what needs to be done regarding the fires, Kılıçdaroğlu said, "We need to start preparing our country for new climate crises immediately."

Turkish Govt Feels Heat as Forest Fires Wreak Havoc

Turkish officials insist they are doing everything to stop the fires but the opposition and many ordinary people have criticized the government for its allegedly weak response.

"We are altogether fighting the forest fires in our country," the General Directorate of Forestry said on Sunday on Twitter.

Elderly Turkish man’s undying passion for model planes

Hasan Hüseyin Çırak, who lives in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, has turned a room in his house into a workshop for his passion for model aircraft.

Çırak ,73, learned everything about electronics and mechanics with books, magazines and articles, making the model aircraft with the engineering knowledge he acquired through them.

Cows graze on British-built airfield in Aegean province

An old military airfield built by the British during World War II in the Aegean province of Muğla's Ula district is waiting to be saved from its abandoned state and become a touristic site.

Today, cows graze at the airfield, which was built in 1943 against the increasing German and Italian threat in the Aegean, and its complex was plundered by treasure hunters.

Son of Turkey’s aviation association head receives 1 mln liras as ‘consultancy’

Emre Yıldırım, son of the Turkish Aeronautical Association (THK) Chair Osman Yıldırım, has denied the allegations of receiving 1 million Turkish Liras as a bribe, claiming he received the money for the “consultancy” service he provided to the association.