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MSPO 2016: Polish M-346 delivery imminent

8th September 2016 - 11:35 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Kielce


The first Leonardo M-346 jet trainer aircraft is wrapping up development and is expected to be delivered to the Polish Air Force in November, according to company officials speaking in Kielce, Poland.

Poland ordered a total of eight M-346 trainer aircraft in 2014. The current schedule for delivery will see the first aircraft delivered in November, with a second aircraft expected to follow shortly afterwards. 

‘We’ve been flying the aircraft for a couple of months now,’ said Leonardo test pilot Giacomo Iannelli, who has been flying the Polish M-346. ‘We will finish the development of the Polish variant around the

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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