The United States Air Force is planning to lease T-50A trainers made by Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Lockheed Martin to teach pilots "tactical fighter skills," ahead of beginning training in their new T-7A Red Hawks. The USAF will lease between four to eight T-50A trainers, even as the jet lost the T-X contest to the T-7A, built by Boeing and Saab, in September 2018
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has announced that the first flight ground test of the LCH's (Light Civil Helicopter's) second prototype has been completed. The LCH showed off its first flight performances for about 20 minutes after take-off, vindicating its flight safety, KAI said in a statement on December 5
A mock-up of the S Korean KFX Jet displayed for the first time at the ADEX 2019 event in Seoul has raised eyebrows as it does not have the moniker of its Indonesian partner. The 4
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has announced the successful first flight of its vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned helicopter designed for military and civil applications. The 600kg-class NI-600VT (Night Intruder-600) unmanned copter completed its test flight on 24 September, in Goheung Aerospace Center, South Jeolla Province
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) completed the first flight of the initial Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) prototype on August 19. The test flight with two pilots on board was conducted in KAIs headquarters for about 20 minutes, a statement posted on the KAI website said
South Korea and Spain are expected to start negotiations on a proposed deal to swap Spanish A-400M military transport planes with Korean T-50 and KT-1 trainer jets as early as this month. The deal, if realized, would mark South Korea's first export of aircraft to Europe
Philippines government has cancelled its order of purchasing Surion choppers from Korea Aersospace Industries (KAI) since the South Korean company has apparently failed in its bid to export the choppers. Manila had opted to purchase United States Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter in late 2018 and it informed the South Korean embassy in Philippines regarding the same,
The design of the Korean Fighter Xperiment/Indonesia Fighter Xperiment (KFX/IFX) under cooperation of Indonesia and South Korea will be completed by mid-2019 and currently work on the project has reached 20 percent. "Until now the development process has been reaching 20 percent
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has resumed talks with the Philippines for the sale of Surion KUH-1 multi-role helicopters. Talks with Manila and other potential export possibilities had come to a halt following a fatal crash in July this year of a Marineon (Marines version of the Surion) operated by South Korea's Marine Corps
Korea Aerospace Industries plans to roll out the prototype of its light armed helicopter in December. The LAH will replace an aging fleet of Armys attak helicopters that include MD500s and 70 AH-15 Cobras, Yonhap reported quoting KAI officials as saying Sunday
South Korea plans to sign a military aircraft swap deal with Spain during their joint committee meeting on defense industry cooperation in Madrid later this week. Under the plan, Korea is expected to sell 30 KT-1 basic trainer jets and 20 T-50 advanced trainer jets, manufactured by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), to Spain,
A Boeing-Saab partnership has won $9.2 billion contract for the United States Air Force Advanced Pilot Training aircraft and ground-based training systems beating Lockheed-KAI consortium and Leonardo DRS
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