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ADEX 2013: Korean Air exhibits full house of UAVs

31st October 2013 - 11:28 GMT | by Darren Lake


Korean Air is exhibiting the full range of its UAV capabilities at ADEX 2013, including its KUS-TR, which has flown for the first time.

According to Shin DongWoo, lead researcher subsystem group, aerospace engineering team, the tiltrotor UAV took its successful first flight on 19 October. Development of the UAV was funded internally by the company.

The design was informed by work done at the Korean Aerospace Research Institute, which has developed two of its own tiltrotor research UAS: the TR60 and its larger cousin the TR100.

Korean Air sees the tiltrotor design as offering a number of advantages

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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