No Kum-Sok (later Kenneth Rowe) (born c. Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters. More specifically it refers to those Chinese characters borrowed from Chinese and incorporated The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language Romanization system in South Korea. McCune-Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language Romanization systems along with the Revised Romanization of Korean, which 1932) was a lieutenant in the North Korean Air Force during the Korean War who defected to South Korea. Lieutenant (abbreviated Lt or Lieut) is a Military, Naval, Paramilitary, Fire service, Emergency medical services The Korean People's Air Force (aka North Korean Air Force) is the Air force of North Korea. The Korean War refers to a period of military conflict between North Korean and South Korean regimes with major hostilities lasting from June 25 1950 until the In Politics, a defector is a person who gives up allegiance to one state or political entity in exchange for allegiance to another South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː In 1953, he flew his MiG-15 to the Kimpo air base in South Korea, claiming that he wanted to get away from the "red deceit". WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout Gimpo is a city in Gyeonggi Province South Korea. It borders on Incheon, with which it shares the South Korean side of the Han River He received a $100,000 reward for defecting with his aircraft, which he claimed to have not heard about prior to his defection. He later emigrated to the United States, graduated from the University of Delaware, married and became a US citizen; he later worked as an aeronautical engineer for Grumman, Boeing, General Dynamics, General Motors, General Electric, Lockheed, DuPont, and Westinghouse. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The University of Delaware ( UD) is the largest University in the U The Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation, was a leading 20th century U The Boeing Company is a major Aerospace and defense corporation originally founded by William E General Dynamics Corporation ( is a defense conglomerate formed by Mergers and Divestitures and as of 2008 it is the fifth largest Defense contractor General Motors Corporation ( GM) ( is a multinational automobile manufacturer founded in 1908 and headquartered in the United States. The Lockheed Corporation (originally Loughead Aircraft Manufacturing Company was an American aerospace company founded in 1912 which merged with Martin Marietta E I du Pont de Nemours and Company (,) is an American chemical company that was founded in July 1802 as a Gunpowder mill by Eleuthère Irénée Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems was created by Northrop Grumman's acquisition of Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group in 1996 He was joined in the U. S by his mother, who had been evacuated from North Korea. North Korea is the commonly used short form name for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (or DPRK) a State located in East Asia, After emigrating, he anglicized his name to "Kenneth Rowe".
He also wrote a book, A MiG-15 to Freedom (ISBN 0-7864-0210-5) about his defection and previous life in North Korea. Rowe retired in 2000 after working 17 years as an aeronautical engineering professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Aerospace engineering is the branch of Engineering behind the design construction and science of Aircraft and Spacecraft. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ( ERAU) is a private, Coeducational University with a history dating from the early days of aviation