Saab Completes First Gripen E Flight In Brazil

The first Brazilian Gripen E test aircraft lands in Gavião Peixoto on September 24.
Credit: Saab
Saab announced the first flight of a Gripen E test aircraft in Brazil on Sept. 24 and detailed elements of a months-long flight test program now underway for the Brazilian Air Force’s next fighter. The test aircraft arrived by cargo ship at the southeastern Brazilian port of Itajaí on Sept. 20, then...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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