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.
The first prototype, manufactured by Airbus, completed its maiden flight in July 2018. The rotorcraft is expected to receive EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certificate in September 2020.
Development of the new helicopter, based on the H155B1, began in June 2015. It has been built by KAI in accordance with Airbus' requirements. The chopper can be utilized for firefighting, police, coast guard, forest agency operations, VIP transport, etc.
The pilot of a United States Air Force (USAF) F-16 fighter jet that crashed near Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, on Monday afternoon “while performing a routine landing,” has ejected safely. “The pilot ejected safely with minor injuries and has been transported to a medical facility
A rocket projectile fired from a "super-large" multiple rocket launcher firing system by North Korea has stunned Seoul with its speed and unchallenged flight. The two projectiles flew some 380 km reaching an altitude of 97 km and fell in the sea off the South Hamgyong province of North Korea, the South Korea military said
European MBDA has been selected by South Korea to arm its new indigenous KF-X fighter jet with Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAMs). The contract awarded by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) also includes providing integration support to KAI, transfer of know-how and manufacture of test equipment for the KF-X integration and trials campaign
Hyundai Rotem has won a $209.5 million (243
South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has awarded Hanwha Defense $119 million (137.4 billion won) for K55 A1 howitzers
11 US Troops Injured When Iran Fired Fateh, Qiam Missiles on US'...
Damen to Setup Shipbuilding & Repair Facility in Bangladesh
Lockheed To Develop Ground-launched Hypersonic Missile for DARPA
French Army Receives NERVA-LG Micro Surveillance Robots from NEXTER
Algeria In Talks With Russia for a Dozen Su-57 Jets
France “Obstructing” Turkey-Eurosam Missile Defence System Project: Turkish Official
Junked Railway Rake Mistook for Indian ICBM
Flypast during Qatar National Day Hints at Doha's Interest in Pakistani JF-17
Several joint production and direct procurement programs could be halted if the US and Europe carry through with their threat...
Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...