Beechcraft appears close to its first significant fleet order for the AT-6C Texan II attack aircraft.  On May 13, the Defense Department confirmed State Department approval for the potential sale of 24 of the aircraft to Iraq. Delivery would occur over three years.  The sale also covers two spare PT-6A-68 Turboprop engines, two spare ALE-47 Counter-Measure Dispensing Systems and/or two spare AAR-47 Missile Launch Detection Systems, along with various other spares and support. The ...

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