10-Oct-2022 Source: Korean Air
Korean Air Lines Co. said Thursday it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Airbus Helicopters to develop unmanned reconnaissance helicopters for the South Korean military.
Airbus Helicopters has developed the uncrewed aerial system (UAS) VSR700, which has autonomous take-off and landing (ATOL) capabilities.
Korean Air aims to make presence in the world’s unmanned helicopter market based on the partnership with the European aircraft manufacturer.
The national flag carrier has supplied aircraft parts to Airbus since 1987.