TAI secures new Airbus contract to make section 19
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), which has been the sole supplier of Section 18 fuselage panels for the Airbus A320 aircraft since 2014, has secured a new contract giving the Turkish company responsibility for manufacturing Section 19 of the Airbus A320. Sections 18 and 19 are significant portions of the aircraft's fuselage. According to a statement, TAI also delivered composite rudders for A330 long-range commercial jets. The companys Hall 4 E75, a section of the aircraft's wings, will serve as a single-source supplier through the life of the A330.