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GA-ASI Grows Mojave Line with New MQ-9B STOL Package

GA-ASI Grows Mojave Line with New MQ-9B STOL Package

SAN DIEGO, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — To further extend the versatility of its MQ-9B line of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced today that it will begin developing a short takeoff and landing (STOL)-capable MQ-9B aircraft, which includes the SkyGuardian® and SeaGuardian® models. GA-ASI is taking on this revolutionary engineering effort to meet [...]

S. Korea Succeeds in Developing Counter Missile System for Aircraft

S. Korea Succeeds in Developing Counter Missile System for Aircraft

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has successfully tested a counter missile system for military aircraft to help dodge enemies’ portable surface-to-air missiles, a state-run defense research agency said Wednesday. The directional infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system enables aircraft to dodge missiles by emitting a laser beam to the ground, blinding missiles that rely [...]

AELF FlightService Adds Fourth A330 to Fleet, Delivers COVID-19 Supplies in First Flight

AELF FlightService Adds Fourth A330 to Fleet, Delivers COVID-19 Supplies in First Flight

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — AELF FlightService announced today that its fourth Airbus 330-200 (registered as 9H-JFS) is officially on the Maleth Aero certificate. In partnership with air charter specialist 26AVIATION, the aircraft commenced its first operational flight in auxiliary cargo configuration on Friday, Oct. 1, flying from Europe to Asia to deliver critical supplies [...]

Korean Air Produces Name Tags Using Scraps of Retired Aircraft

Korean Air Produces Name Tags Using Scraps of Retired Aircraft

SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s biggest carrier, on Thursday released name tags and golf ball markers made with parts from a Boeing 747-400 (HL7461), a retired aircraft. The airline made souvenirs using materials produced while disassembling the old aircraft. The HL7461, Korean Air’s last Boeing 747-400, was introduced [...]

Carpenter Technology Advances Aerospace Industry’s Shift to Electric

Carpenter Technology Advances Aerospace Industry’s Shift to Electric

LE BOURGET, France, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Carpenter Technology (NYSE: CRS) today announced its involvement with multiple OEMs to progress their electric aircraft aspirations.  Carpenter Technology will provide advanced soft magnetic expertise and ultra-efficient electrical components to be used in R&D and demonstrator motors and engines, leading to construction of lighter-weight, longer-lasting electric propulsion [...]

Boeing to Establish 7th Overseas Tech Research Center in S. Korea

Boeing to Establish 7th Overseas Tech Research Center in S. Korea

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing said Wednesday it plans to establish its seventh overseas technology research center in South Korea this year due to the country’s technological prowess and innovation policies. “Korea is home to premier talent and industrial partners, as well as policies that foster innovation development. These factors [...]