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Friday, December 20, 2013

Royal Australian Air Force C-27J Completes Maiden Flight

The Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) first C-27J Spartan airlifted completed its maiden flight, Alenia Aermacchi said Thursday Dec. 19. 
 
RAAF C-27J. Photo, courtesy of Alenia Aermacchi.
 
Alenia Aermacchi completed the flight at Turin-Caselle Airport in Italy. The aircraft is undergoing final testing prior to delivery to prime contractor L-3 Communications. 
 

RAAF will receive a fleet of 10 new C-27Js by 2015 under a U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract.  

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