LONDON - The four partners in the Eurofighter consortium have announced they have conducted initial flights with their first series production aircraft (SPAs). These aircraft follow the first seven development prototypes - one of which recently crashed in Spain (DAILY, Nov. 25, 2002) - and three instrumented production aircraft (IPAs), which began their flight-clearance programs in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy last spring. Initial series production is concentrated on ...


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