First MC-27J Flies

Alenia Aermacchi has completed the first flight of a multi-mission configured MC-27J. The aircraft – which belongs to the Italian air force – has been modified with an MX-15 electro-optical turret fitted under the nose as well as the various hardware and software provisions to allow the aircraft to...
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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