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The launch customer, an unidentified Brazilian company, accepted the aircraft during a ceremony on October 10 at Embraer headquarters in Brazil.
The new G500 and G600 models have been in the works since 2009.
The fire-control radar of the AH-64E Guardian will be enhanced to work in the littoral environment close to shore, among other upgrades.
The manufacturer secured a $44.2 million contract to install a weapon system on 17 single-engine MD530Fs.
$2 million ER option stretches the G650’s 7,000-nm range to 7,500 nm at a cruise speed of Mach 0.85.
Expansion project for the midsize Legacy jets will increase the company’s existing footprint by 2.5 times at Melbourne, Fla.
With the new central mission computer, the upgraded Rafales offer complete versatility, according to manufacturer Dassault.
The program is expected to be worth €200 to €250 million (up to $310 million), for the acquisition of 8-10 systems, with three UAVs per system.
Favorable financing environment encourages owners to retire relatively young airplanes, changing dynamics of the aftermarket business