May 24, 2024

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

Vladimir Putin meets Kim Jong Un at spaceport, offers to help build satellites

Vladimir Putin meets Kim Jong Un at spaceport, offers to help build satellites

Kremlin confirms North Korean leader visiting Cosmodrome Vostochny in Russian Far East after train trip from Pyongyang

Vladimir Putin meets Kim Jong Un at spaceport, offers to help build satellites
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 13, 2023
North Korea’s last remaining satellite to burn up in atmosphere soon: Experts

North Korea’s last remaining satellite to burn up in atmosphere soon: Experts

Defunct Kwangmyongsong-3-2 could fall to Earth this week after decade in space, leaving DPRK without satellite in orbit

North Korea’s last remaining satellite to burn up in atmosphere soon: Experts
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 12, 2023
Ex-North Korean ambassador to China returned home after decade abroad: Seoul

Ex-North Korean ambassador to China returned home after decade abroad: Seoul

South Korea foreign ministry says Ji Jae Ryong took flight from Beijing in late August, as DPRK loosens COVID controls

Ex-North Korean ambassador to China returned home after decade abroad: Seoul
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 6, 2023
US and South Korea practice precision bombing of North Korean military targets

US and South Korea practice precision bombing of North Korean military targets

Air drills on taking out cruise missiles and artillery seek to deter ‘rash provocations’ by DPRK, expert says

US and South Korea practice precision bombing of North Korean military targets
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 1, 2023
What North Korea’s new copycat drones may owe to friends and cyber spies
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What North Korea’s new copycat drones may owe to friends and cyber spies

While source of designs remains unknown, DPRK has turned to allies to advance UAV program and stolen US tech before

What North Korea’s new copycat drones may owe to friends and cyber spies
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy August 29, 2023
Despite second launch failure, North Korea takes step toward spy satellite goals
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Despite second launch failure, North Korea takes step toward spy satellite goals

DPRK is rapidly iterating on military spy satellite and launch vehicle, which flew farther than during first test in May

Despite second launch failure, North Korea takes step toward spy satellite goals
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda August 25, 2023
North Korean airline operates first flight to Vladivostok since pandemic began

North Korean airline operates first flight to Vladivostok since pandemic began

Air Koryo Tu-204 passenger jet was set to arrive Friday morning, likely on mission to transport DPRK nationals home

North Korean airline operates first flight to Vladivostok since pandemic began
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin August 25, 2023
North Korean passenger jet makes first trip to China since start of pandemic

North Korean passenger jet makes first trip to China since start of pandemic

Air Koryo plane lands in Beijing on Tuesday morning, amid reports that overseas North Koreans will return home

North Korean passenger jet makes first trip to China since start of pandemic
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin August 22, 2023
North Korean airline says it will operate two flights from Russia this week

North Korean airline says it will operate two flights from Russia this week

Air Koryo and Vladivostok airport confirm flights to Pyongyang will take place on Aug. 25 and 28, first since 2020

North Korean airline says it will operate two flights from Russia this week
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin August 21, 2023
North Korea’s airline schedules flights from Vladivostok to Pyongyang next week

North Korea’s airline schedules flights from Vladivostok to Pyongyang next week

Russian airport confirms Air Koryo flights are in its system, but cautions this doesn’t mean they will actually takeoff

North Korea’s airline schedules flights from Vladivostok to Pyongyang next week
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin August 19, 2023
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