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Domestically Developed KF-21 Jet Makes Maiden Flight

July 20 2022

South Korea

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has conducted the first flight of its advanced supersonic fighter jet, reports the Korea Times.

On Tuesday, the KF-21 Boramae took off from the South Korean air force’s 3rd Flying Training Wing in Sacheon, about 190 miles (300 km) south of Seoul and where KAI is headquartered, reported the Yonhap news agency (Seoul).

The flight lasted more than 30 minutes, reaching a maximum speed of 215 knots (400 kph), according to the Defense Acquisition program...

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