Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries have completed the initial test flight of its second T-50A configured aircraft in Sacheon, South Korea.
The T-50A is the company’s aircraft offering in the US Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) competition, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
“We now have two aircraft in flight test proving our upgrade, and we’re nearing completion of our assembly and training operations center in Greenville, South Carolina,” said Doug Batista, Lockheed Martin T-50A program manager. “We’re on track to provide the US Air Force with a production line and training capability on day one of contract award.”
The T-50A was developed jointly by Lockheed Martin and KAI. The accompanying T-50A Ground-Based Training System features innovative technologies that deliver an immersive, synchronized ground-based training platform.
Lockheed Martin completed the initial flight test of its first T-50A configured aircraft on June 2, 2016.
United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is ready for serial production of the latest fighter of the fifth generation T-50 for Russian Aerospace Defence Forces. On June 20 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the air flew the eight machines of the series, which fully meets the requirements on military capabilities,
Russias T-50 or PAK-FA fifth generation fighter aircraft achieved a climbing rate of 384 meters per second, a speed at which it could reach the altitude of Mount Everest (8848m) in 23 seconds. This feat was demonstrated during testing recently, according to Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is said to have made $150,000 payment to Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trumps personal lawyer in November 2017. The payments were made to Essential Consultants LLC, a company established by Cohen in Delaware, according to a memo released by Michael Avenatti on Twitter Thursday
The Korean Aerospace Industries-Lockheed Martin joint bid for the US Air Force Advanced Pilot Training project, the T-50A trainer jet is “well placed” to win the contract, a South Korean think tank, the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET) has said. The KIETs 2018-2022 forecast said that Korea's T-50A is well placed to secure the Advanced Pilot Training project that could be worth some 14 trillion won ($13 billion)
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Defense contractors Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Sierra Nevada have been put into competition against each other to build the US Air Forces $16.3 billion T-X trainer
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Boeing and its partner Saab AB have unveiled their two production T-X aircraft for the US Air Force trainer competition. The aircraft revealed Tuesday is an all-new aircraft designed specifically for the U
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