SINGAPORE — With the type certificate in hand for the combat version of its T-50 jet trainer, manufacturer Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is more confident of its export appeal. International customers increasingly want to see that combat aircraft have airworthiness certificates “to verify the safety of the aircraft,” the company says. South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration issued the type certificate for the combat version, known as the FA-50. It took two years ...


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