Italeri – 1284 – C-27J SPARTAN

C-27J SPARTAN

Alenia’s C-27J Spartan is the new well implemented and updated version of the predecessor tactical transport G 222. Two new and powerful turboprop Rolls-Royce AE2100-D2 are capable to bring the Spartan to exceed a speed of 600 km/H. It can transport up to 68 soldiers, 46 fully equipped parachutists or more than 11 tons of equipment. In the MEDEVAC configuration, dedicated to medical operations, it can carry 36 stretchers together with the relative medical staff. The version in force with the Italian Air Force includes two Head Up Display (HUD), digital instrument cockpit and advanced avionics that allow the aircraft to operate in any weather conditions and operative scenario. At the end of 2008 it has been operative in Afghanistan as support to the military manoeuvres and human care operations. Thanks to its aeronautical and structural characteristics, it has excellent take off and landing performances on short, narrow and unprepared runways. In addition to the Italian Air Force, the Spartan, has been already ordered by the Air Forces of USA, Greece, Morocco, Romania, Slovak Rep., Bulgaria and Lithuania

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