First Production-Model KC-390 Makes First Flight The initial flight of Embraer’s first production series KC-390 aircraft took place Oct. 9 at the company’s military aircraft production facility and flight-test center in Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. The milestone precedes the pending civil certification of the jet-powered, tactical tanker-transport aircraft by Brazil’s civil aviation authority, which is expected “very soon.”  The aircraft is the first of 28 ...

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