Temel Kotil

Turkish aircraft firm sets sights on supersonic UAV

The Turkish Aircraft Industries (TAİ) has a 380-kph-capacity unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the works, according to its CEO.
TAİ, which introduced the new Aksungur 180-kph UAV at last week's International Defense Industry Expo (IDEF'19) in Istanbul, is working on a supersonic UAV called Goksungur, Temel Kotil told Anadolu Agency.

Turkey's TAI eyeing cooperation with Boeing in mid-range aircraft development

Turkey's TAI wants to build cooperation with Boeing in the U.S. company's new plans to develop a mid-range aircraft, TAI President and CEO Temel Kotil said on May 8. 

Speaking to state-run Anadolu Agency, Kotil said he has already written to Boeing regarding the issue. 

Turkish Airlines CEO takes over as head of Aerospace Industries

CEO of Turkey's national carrier Turkish Airlines, Temel Kotil, has taken over as top official of the country's aerospace powerhouse Tusas Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI).

Kotil, who has been running THY since 2005, the airliner's most successful years of growth—took over TAI's top position from Muharrem Dörtkaşlı.