FA-50 News

KAI to Develop Single-Seater Variant of FA-50 LCA
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KAI to Develop Single-Seater Variant of FA-50 LCA

ROK-based Hankyung reports that a single-seater variant of FA-50 light combat aircraft (LCA) will be developed.

Korean KAI Proposes FA-50 to the Royal Thai Air Force
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Korean KAI Proposes FA-50 to the Royal Thai Air Force

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has offered to sell its FA-50 light attack aircraft to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF).

Senegal May Have Eye on Four FA-50 Fighting Eagle
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Senegal May Have Eye on Four FA-50 Fighting Eagle

Senegal is said to be interested in acquiring the FA-50 Fighting Eagle light attack fighter jet made by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) from the ROK.

Poland Displays the First Batch of FA-50GF Light Fighters
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Poland Displays the First Batch of FA-50GF Light Fighters

Poland displayed the first batch of KAI FA-50GF Fighting Eagle light fighters it received from Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI).

Poland Received two more FA-50s from ROK
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Poland Received two more FA-50s from ROK

Poland received two FA-50s from the Republic of Korea (ROK). By the end of 2023, 12 units will be delivered to Warshaw Okecie.

Malaysia Signs FA-50 Contract
Air Expo and Air Show

Malaysia Signs FA-50 Contract

Malaysia signed a contract with Korean Aerospace Industries at LIMA to acquire 18 FA-50 with a USD920 million deal and 18 more to come.

Malaysia Signs FA-50 Contract
Air Expo and Air Show

Malaysia Signs FA-50 Contract

Malaysia signed a contract with Korean Aerospace Industries at LIMA to acquire 18 FA-50 with a USD920 million deal and 18 more to come.

ROK to Double FA-50 Fighting Eagle Production
Air Investment

ROK to Double FA-50 Fighting Eagle Production

In 2024, KAI intends to increase FA-50 Fighting Eagle Light Fighter Jet production by doubling its production lines.

Sniper for Poland’s FA-50 fighters
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Sniper for Poland’s FA-50 fighters

Poland will get 34 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods for FA-50 fighters that will be procured from the Republic of Korea.

Block 20 FA-50 For RMAF
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Block 20 FA-50 For RMAF

Malaysian Defence Minister confirmed that the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) would be getting the latest version of the KAI FA-50 – the Block 20.

PAF may acquire further FA-50 aircraft
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PAF may acquire further FA-50 aircraft

After having 12 FA-50 Fighting Eagle jets from the KAI for PHP18.9 billion, the Philippines is considering adding this jet capable of flying up to Mach 1.5.

Argentina Gets Closer to JF-17 Thunder Deal
Air Bilateral Relations

Argentina Gets Closer to JF-17 Thunder Deal

Argentina’s quest for a new fighter jet began in 2013 when it originally sought the Spanish Air Force’s Dassault Mirage F-1s.