As Flight’s Italy Special Report is published you’ll find a selection of Italian-themed aircraft images thoruhgout the week.
Today’s image is of an Alenia C-27J Spartan.
Flightglobal reported in 1999 how Alenia and Lockheed Martin rolled out its first C-27J Spartan.
… and some images of Italy taking delivery of first of 12 C-27J Spartans developed by Alenia with Lockheed Martin.
PLUS this profile of the aircraft including its general arrangement, a cutaway drawing and a link to Flight’s test pilot Mike Gerzanics verdict on its handling.