Alenia Plans C-27J Aerodynamic Enhancements

LONDON— Alenia Aermacchi is studying the introduction of winglets onto the C-27J airlifter to improve the type’s aerodynamic performanc Flight trials of the winglet are due to take place in early 2015, the company has told Aviation Week, with the aim of reducing the twin-turboprop’s aerodynamic drag...
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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