Alenia C27J Spartan

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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. 

It’s maiden flight….

… 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. 

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One Response to Alenia C27J Spartan

  1. Ian Hawkes 5 November, 2008 at 12:19 pm #

    Dear Sir,

    I loved this shot of the C-27 in flight, however there appears to be an enormous dust spot above the wing on the left of the photo. This does detract from the photo quite alot.

    Perhaps a “quick” edit would restore the photo to an excellent shot.

    Regards

    Ian Hawkes

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