The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and TRtest have signed a protocol agreement for cooperation in various fields of civil aviation.
TRtest was founded by the SSB, TSE, TÜBİTAK, TSKGV and STM to efficiently utilize Turkey’s existing test infrastructure, as well as to ensure infrastructure evaluation conformity for tests, inspection, analysis, certification, calibration and qualification. This key collaboration will provide continuity in testing and evaluation processes required in the field of aviation.
Within the scope of the protocol various essential activities will be performed, such as training, consultancy, joint R&D activities, the composition and management of technology development/technology acquisition projects, organizing common seminars and conferences, support of TRtest aviation solutions at home and abroad by the DGCA, comprising but not limited to the preparation of study plans for designing, production and the sale of products (goods and services) to enhance the efficiency and accessibility of parties, and the determination and implementation of strategies .
Under the coordination of the protocol, collaboration will be improved by parties in areas of aviation security, safety equipment, certification / airworthiness consultancy services, civil aviation safety and security.
In accordance with the Cooperation Agreement in Aviation Security, collaboration will be made in areas such as opportunities to provide representation in international working groups, the establishment of testing and certification centers regarding safety devices, ensuring the accreditation of these centers to the ECAC, the provision of notifications to foreign civil aviation authorities regarding the capabilities of test centers to be established in Turkey, security devices and technologies and the certification of these technologies, the design and production certification of calibration test equipment for security equipment, Anti-UAV systems tests and certification.