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Flight inspection experts sign up for the Praetor 600
Germany's Aerodata AG will receive the aircraft in 2022, and the process of installing the AeroFIS system will then begin. Pilots will benefit from head-up displays and high end communication systems.
The Praetor 600 flight inspection aircraft will be a state-of-the-art platform able to perform a wide array of flight inspection tasks.
Read this story in our June 2021 printed issue.

Embraer has signed a contract with Aerodata AG in Germany for a Praetor 600 to be converted into a flight inspection aircraft, to fulfill the full range of flight inspection missions. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered to Aerodata in 2022 when it will begin to install the systems and equipment required to execute the intended missions.

The Praetor 600 aircraft fully complies with the high level requirements of the end user and is prepared for the installation of AeroFIS, Aerodata's most modern flight inspection system.

After the modification, the aircraft will be delivered to and operated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport's Seoul Regional Office of Aviation, Flight Inspection Center in South Korea, which has conducted an international public tender for this acquisition and will be the end-user of the solution. This is the first time Embraer has sold an aircraft for this kind of mission outside of Brazil, opening up new market opportunities for Embraer's innovative solutions using current products.

The contract with Aerodata also includes training for pilots and mechanics and an initial support package for the final end user. The aircraft will be equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, such as head-up displays, high end communication systems, paperless operation capability and additional customised interior features.

The fully configured Praetor 600 flight inspection aircraft will be able to perform a wide array of flight inspection tasks in the modes of site survey, surveillance, commissioning inspection, periodic inspection, any special inspection, procedure validation and ADS-B airborne checks.

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