The Eurofighter Typhoon has been cleared to enter service with Germany and the UK on 30 June, when the European consortium will hand over the first of 22 aircraft due to be delivered this year to programme members Italy, Germany, Spain and the UK. Italian and Spanish deliveries will begin in the fourth quarter. There are already 110 aircraft in production, with 38 in the final stages of assembly. At service entry the aircraft will able to fly almost the entire envelope, but initially will be limited to 8.2g instead of 9g.

Source: Flight International