First Australian C-27J heads to USA

Australia's first C-27J is currently en-route to the USA, routing Turin-Keflavik. The RAAF ordered 10 in May 2012, and the first aircraft has been undergoing flight trials at Alenia's facility in Turin for several months. The aircraft is expected to be heading to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems at Waco, Texas, where it will remain for some time for testing.

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