South Korea has successfully conducted the first flight test of its future civilian helicopter light class LCH (Light Civil Helicopter), reported the Ministry of trade, industry and energy of the country.

The first flight of the prototype aircraft, built in South Korea, took place on 5 December at the headquarters of the Korean aerospace company Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) in the southern coastal town of Sacheon. Machine held in the air for 20 minutes, perform a series of maneuvers, including a u-turn and circling (video link).

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