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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian25 Jan 2018 9:50 p.m. PST

Two South Korean trainer and light-combat aircraft landed in Thailand yesterday as part of a procurement deal between their manufacturer and the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF).

However, they arrived two weeks behind schedule due to engine damage detected before the planned delivery on January 11.

An informed source said the aircraft had sustained damage from encountering hostile weather conditions in Malaysia…

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2018 10:13 p.m. PST

And by hostile "weather", do they actually mean weather? :)

Dan

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2018 10:05 a.m. PST

Yeah. That's like submarines that cannot tolerate water.

Personal logo Striker Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2018 1:00 p.m. PST

Are they sure it wasn't Rodan flying in a thunderstorm?

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