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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Korea unveils its TR-60 UAV, the world's fastest tiltrotor

This unmanned tiltrotor drone is able to take off and land vertically like a helicopter, while flying like an airplane.

Able to stay in the air for up to six hours, the TR-60 can reach speeds of up to 500 kilometers an hour, making it the fastest of its kind in the world.

Costing more than 90 million U.S. dollars, the Korea Aerospace Research Institute says it plans to complete development of the TR-60 by 2023 and begin mass production the following year.

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