Alenia C-27J Spartan (MMCSX62127 / 316) from the Italian Air Force at the 46th International Paris Air Show (SIAE) 2005, Le Bourget (France)
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.
- Matthijs van Wageningen
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- Saturday 18 June 2005
- 316, 4033, airplane, airshow, Alenia, Alenia Aeronautica, aviation, C-27, Experimental Flight Department, France, International Paris Air Show, Italian Air Force, Le Bourget, military, MMCSX62127, Reparto Sperimentale Volo, RSV, SIAE, Spartan
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