Alenia Aermacchi Flies Winglets On C-27J

Credit: C27-J: Alenia Aermacchi
LONDON – Alenia Aermacchi has begun flight trials of winglets on its C-27J Spartan twin-turboprop airlifter. The company’s prototype C-27J has been modified with the winglets to increase the lift-drag ratio of its wings. The company claims the winglets will improve hot and high performance, as well...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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