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*UPDATED* This will be the largest flight training center in Europe and the Middle East

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*UPDATED* This will be the largest flight training center in Europe and the Middle East

The center will cover about 30,000 sm and feature 18 simulators.

By David Malone, Associate Editor | July 27, 2017
A rendering of the exterior of Turkish Airlines' Flight Training Center from TAGO

Rendering courtesy of TAGO Architects

The new Flight Training Center, designed by TAGO Architects for Turkish Airlines, will become the largest structure of its kind in Europe and the Middle East once completed. The 30,000-sm building will include 18 simulators and a variety of flight training departments for flight attendants, cabin, and flight training.

The building has been designed with the ability to be enlarged in the future depending on the needs of Turkish Airlines. The front of the building includes the training areas and a lounge while hangar sections and support units with a more technical function will be hidden at the rear of the building.


A rendering of the exterior of Turkish Airlines' Flight Training Center from TAGORendering courtesy of TAGO Architects.


Through the use of perforated materials meant to resemble the wings of an aircraft and an amorphous, bottom-up design, the simulation center is meant to evoke the feeling of flight. Additionally, Turkish Airlines’ corporate identity is on display via the façade material and the colors in the transparent training units.


Rendering of an interior space of Turkish Airlines' Flight Training Center from TAGORendering courtesy of TAGO Architects.


The building is located in a residential area and is expected to contribute to its economic development. 


A rendering of an interior lounge space in Turkish Airlines' Flight Training Center from TAGORendering courtesy of TAGO Architects.



Work on the Turkish Flight Training Center has been completed. In addition to its importance as a training facility, Turkish Flight Training Center will also become an important educational tourism center in the area in the sense that it includes a great variety of flight training departments such as air hostess, cabin, and flight training centers. Below are photos of the completed project.


Flight Training Center exterior


Turkish Flight Training Center exterior


Turkish Flight Training Center exterior behind


Flight simulators in Turkish Flight Training Center



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