LONDON – BAE Systems has begun test flights of the first aircraft in the latest batch of Eurofighter Typhoon jets destined for the Royal Saudi Air Force. The aircraft – a two-seater – first flew from the company’s facilities at Warton in Lancashire at the beginning of December and is one of a small set of six twin-stick aircraft which will be delivered to Saudi Arabia next year. The six aircraft will be followed by the remaining 42 Typhoons ordered as part of Riyadh’s Al-Salam deal, ...
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