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KC-390 Flight test journal


KC-390 PROVES HIGH LEVEL OF MATURITY...


August 2016

The first prototype of the KC-390, next generation multimission aircraft by Embraer, returned to Brazil after successfully completing its first international mission, lasting 23 days and flying more than 48 hours. Currently, two KC-390 prototypes accumulated more than 400 flight hours. Besides participating in the Farnborough Airshow in England, where the aircraft made its international debut, the first prototype also conducted demonstration flights with program partners and potential customers.

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KC-390 ́S FLIGHT TEST CAMPAIGN PROGRESSES


Monday, 11 June 08:00

The flight test campaign of the KC-390 is progressing extremely well, matching the aircraft performance and capabilities goals predicted through the use of the latest engineering tools. Since the start of the flight test campaign, on 26 October 2015, the KC-390 prototype has presented a very high availability, logging an unprecedented flight rate in the program, with more than 150 flight hours accumulated.

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