Italian Air Force C-27J Melsbroek 20080914_06320.JPG
Filed under: Italian Air Force, Aeronautica Militare, Melsbroek 2008-September-14, EBMB, 46-80, Alenia, Spartan, Finmeccanica, LUPO80, 46 Brigata Aerea, C-27J, Aeronautica
Italian Air Force C-27J Spartan 46-80 (LUPO80) in service with the "46ª Brigata Aerea" based at Pisa-San Giusto. The Alenia Aeronautica (a Finmeccanica Company) C-27J Spartan is a twin-engined medium-sized military transport aircraft. It is an advanced derivative of the G-222 (C-27A). Powered by two Rolls-Royce Allison AE2100-D2 turboprop engines, the same that are used on the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules. Picture taken at Melsbroek (EBMB) Belgium 2008-September-14.