KC-390 roll out

Hello world! The man under the engine provides some scale. This is a big airplane. The prototype is expected to make its maiden flight soon. First deliveries are expected from late 2016.   Launched in 2009, the KC-390 is planned as a replacement of the C-130 with the...

Embraer and Boeing team to market KC-390

Here’s interesting news about the KC-390.  Embraer and Boeing are partnering on the sales and marketing of Embraer’s KC-390.  The PR states: “Under the agreement, Boeing is the lead for KC-390 sales, sustainment and training opportunities in the U.S., UK...

KC-390 Update

This morning Embraer made an interesting announcement, “The Brazilian company AEL Sistemas, based in Porto Alegre, was selected by Embraer Defense and Security to supply three more components to the KC-390 military airlifter and tanker jet: the Self-Protection...