KAI T-50 Golden Eagle
2002
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KAI T-50 Golden Eagle

The T-50 Golden Eagle is a South Korean supersonic advanced trainer and light attack jet, developed by the Korean Aerospace Industries beginning in the late 1990s. The T-50 is South Korea's first indigenous supersonic aircraft and one of the few supersonic trainers.

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Specification 
 CREW2
 ENGINE1 x General Electric F404 afterburning turbofan, 78.7kN (with afterburner)
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight13500 kg29763 lb
    Empty weight6450 kg14220 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan9.17 m30 ft 1 in
    Length12.98 m43 ft 7 in
    Height4.78 m16 ft 8 in
 PERFORMANCE
    Ceiling16760 m55000 ft
    Range1851 km1150 miles
 ARMAMENT1 x 20mm M197 Gatling gun

Comments
Ramon, 05.08.2017

Hi Barry
Aero L-159 ALCA (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft)
Manufacturer Aero Vodochody
Commonly referred to as Aero; Vodochody is a location, city near Prague.

Barry, 28.01.2014

At the time of writing KAI have just won an ordere to supply the nascent Iraqui Air Force with 24 of the KAI50IQ model. This follows on from an earlier order in 2013 from Indonesia. KAI beat off competition from BAe with the Hawk 128, Aerovochody with the 159, and the Alenia Yak 130. This aircraft will embody full attack capability, but it's prime function will be as a lead in trainer for the soon to be delivered Lockheed Martin F16IQ

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