Alenia C-27J Spartan (MMCSX62127 / 316) from the Italian Air Force at the Czech International Air Fest 2005, Brno-Tuřany (Czech Republic)
This C-27J Spartan with CN 4033 was delivered to the "Reparto Sperimentale Volo" (Experimental Flight Department) of the Italian Air Force.
The Alenia C-27J Spartan is a medium-sized military transport aircraft. The C-27J is an advanced derivative of Alenia Aeronautica's G.222
(also known as C-27A Spartan in US service), with the engines and systems of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules. The aircraft was selected as the Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA) for the United States military, for which L-3 Communications is the prime contractor. The C-27J has also been ordered by the military air units of Australia, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Romania, Peru and Slovakia.