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Paris 2017: Leonardo plays T-100 US content card

20th June 2017 - 11:23 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Paris


One of three contenders for the USAF’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) T-X programme, the Leonardo T-100 will be ‘an aircraft made in the US with lots of US content’, according to Filippo Bagnato, MD of Leonardo’s Aircraft Division.

Bagnato’s comment were made during a press conference at Le Bourget that brought together senior executives from the T-100 team that includes Leonardo, DRS, CAE and Honeywell.

The T-100, a derivative of the M-346, was originally bid by Raytheon prior to that company’s withdrawal last year due to differences with Leonardo over ‘business arrangements’. Shephard understands that these differences centred

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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