KAI KT-1 Woongbi

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The KAI KT-1 Woongbi (Hangul: KT-1 웅비) is a Korean single-engined turboprop, basic training aircraft. It was jointly developed by KAI and the Agency for Defence Development (ADD). The KT-1 is the first completely indigenous Korean aircraft ever developed.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • KTX-1 Yeo-myung: Prototype primary trainer each with a different engine fitted, six built. KTX-1 turboprop trainer in 1988, and the first prototype flew in 1991. The first two prototypes were powered by the 550-shp. Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-25A turboprop.
  • KT-1: KT-1 is the basic trainer of the ROKAF. The KT-1 is bigger, heavier, the tail surfaces are relocated and it has a more powerful P&W Canada PT6A-62.(950-shp).
  • KA-1: An armed advanced trainer with light-attack and forward air control capabilities. Several new features unique to the KA-1 are a head-up display and up-front control panel, MFD panels, and five hardpoints, two under each wing and one under the fuselage. The hardpoints may be equipped with rocket launchers, gun pods or AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles.
  • KT-1B: Export version for Indonesia.
  • KT-1C: Improved, armed export version equipped with a centreline forward looking infrared pod. The KT-1C may also be equipped with a 12.7 mm gun pod, chaffes, flares, training missiles, rockets or unguided bombs.
  • KT-1P Torito: Export version for Peru
  • KA-1P Torito: Armed export version for Peru
  • KA-1S: Armed export version for Senegal
  • KT-1T: Export version for Turkey

Users[edit | edit source]

  • Indonesia
    • Indonesian Air Force
  • Korea
    • Republic of Korea Air Force
  • Peru
    • Peruvian Air Force
  • Senegal
    • Senegalese Air Force
  • Spain
    • Spanish Air Force
  • Turkey
    • Turkish Air Force

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Comparable Aircraft[edit | edit source]