First G.222 Aircraft for Afghanistan Airborne

Alenia North America, a subsidiary of Alenia Aeronautica and part of the Finmeccanica Group, announced that the first of 18 G.222 aircraft refurbished and modernized by Alenia Aeronautica made its initial flight following re-manufacture at Capodichino airport near Naples. Shortly, the aircraft will fly to Alenia Aeronautica's Test Center at Caselle, near Turin. The G.222's modernized communication systems will be tested and validated at the adjacent electronic test range facilities. The air...
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