KT-1 Woongbee Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Trainer

Country of Origin: South Korea

The South Korean KT-1 Woongbee (Great Leap) is a basic trainer  designed to replace propeller-driven T-41 and jet-powered T-37 trainers. It resembles other aircraft in the same category such as the Embraer Tucano and Pilatus PC-7 and PC-9. A long development period for the trainer that consumed over 2,000 flight test hours was seen as contributing to the overall development of the Korean aerospace industry. Ultimately, the first production aircraft were ordered in 1999. A forward air...


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