Embraer will deliver a Praetor 600 aircraft next year to German firm Aerodata AG for conversion into a Flight Inspection Aircraft for use in South Korea. The aircraft will be used to fulfill the full range of flight inspection tasks within South Korea and has been ordered by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Seoul Regional Office of Aviation, Flight
Inspection Center in South Korea. The fully configured Praetor 600 Flight Inspection Aircraft will be able to undertake a wide array of flight inspection tasks in the modes of site survey, surveillance, commissioning inspection, periodic inspection, any special inspection, procedure validation, and ADS-B airborne checks.
Aerodata will begin installation of the systems and equipment required to execute the intended missions in 2022. The state-of-the-art Praetor 600 aircraft fully complies with the end-user’s high-level requirements, including installation of Aerodata’s most modern flight inspection system AeroFIS and integration of head-up displays (HUD), high-end communication systems, paperless operation capability, and additional customized interior
features. Aerodata has contracted the Brazilian airframer to also provide training for both pilots and mechanics and an initial support package for the final end-user. Embraer successfully bid against international competition for the tender and the contract marks the first sale of an Embraer aircraft for this kind of mission outside of Brazil.
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