Embraer announced that a Praetor 600, equipped with the capabilities to undertake a wide range of flight inspection tasks has been delivered to South Korea’s Flight Inspection Services Center (FIC) – the first Praetor 600 in the country.

The Praetor 600, known for its exceptional performance and versatility, was selected by the South Korean FIC to perform a wide array of flight inspection tasks such as site survey, surveillance, commissioning inspection, periodic inspection, special inspection, procedure validation, and ADS-B airborne checks. These missions are vital for maintaining and calibrating navigation aids, ensuring the safety and precision of air navigation systems across the country.

“Embraer is proud to support South Korea’s Flight Inspection Center in their mission to enhance the safety and efficiency of their airspace,” said Bosco da Costa Junior, President & CEO of Embraer Defence & Security. “The deployment of the Praetor 600 for flight inspection services reflects our commitment to delivering innovative solutions that make a difference in aviation. We look forward to a continued partnership with Aerodata AG and South Korea with our exceptional service.”

The key highlights of the Praetor 600 which made it the aircraft of choice for this unique mission include the aircraft’s state-of-the-art technology, efficiency, range and reliability.

With a range of 4,018 nautical miles (7,441km), the aircraft can cover vast distances efficiently, enabling comprehensive inspection coverage of South Korea’s airspace and navigation infrastructure. The aircraft’s performance capabilities, including its Maximum Operating Speed of Mach 0.83, enables swift response to flight inspection requirements and ensure minimal disruption to regular air traffic.

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