GENOA, Italy — The Italian air force has started operating the first C-27J Spartan full flight simulator (FFS), built by Alenia Aeronautica. The simulator has been activated at the 46th AeroBrigade home base in Pisa, where a training center has been built that also houses a C-130J FFS. The C-27J FFS is part of the Spartan program (12 aircraft, all delivered), which includes maintenance services, ground support equipment and initial spares for five years. The contract expires next ...


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