Why only 5 out of 12 FA-50 jets of the Phillipines are operational?

In recent years, South Korea’s arms exports have grown rapidly, especially the T-50/FA-50 “Golden Eagle” advanced trainer/light fighter developed with the assistance of the United States has received orders from many countries, which greatly changed the world’s impression about South Korea’s weapons. However, Philippines recently broke the news that only 5 of the 12 FA-50 … Read more

Indian Tejas & Korean FA-50 clash again, but this time in Egypt

India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has offered Tejas Mk1A light fighter aircraft to Egypt, but its efforts are facing a strong challenge from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) which is targeting FA-50 Block 20 aircraft for the Egyptian contract. In addition to HAL and KAI, companies from Italy and China also showed interest. Several international fighter aircraft … Read more

Not only FA-50 fighter jets, but Poland also bought K2 Tanks, and K9 Howitzers from South Korea

Earlier it was reported that  Poland buy 58 FA-50 fighter jets from South Korea, but the latest report said that Poland also buy K2 and K9 howitzers from South Korea which is the biggest defence deal ever for both countries. According to recent reports published by the Drive, in its biggest arms export deal ever, … Read more

Poland will buy South Korean FA-50s at a cost of $50 million per aircraft

The Polish Defense Ministry “signed” that it is not capable of producing components to support the combat capability of Soviet-made aircraft Poland ordered the delivery of 48 FA-50 combat training aircraft to South Korea, of which the first 12 should be delivered already in the first half of 2023, and the service center for their … Read more

Philippine Air Force Wants to Add FA-50, More Capable Variant

Currently, the Philippine Air Force owns 12 of the FA-50 light fighter aircraft that it acquired in 2015. The Philippine Air Force intends to increase its holdings of FA-50 aircraft developed by Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) company especially the more capable variant of the aircraft. According to report published by the Philippine govt “the Philippine Air Force (PAF) … Read more