Kawasaki C-2 Delayed After Structural Failure

Japan has delayed entry into service of the Kawasaki Heavy Industries C-2 airlifter by two years to 2016 following an airframe’s failure in a strength test. Concentrated loads around the frames near the cargo door caused the failure, the Japanese defense ministry says. The test airframe has been...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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