Aero Magazine International

KC-390 CERTIFIED

After 11 years development, EMBRAER was given in last October the type certificate for the KC-390 multi-mission transport aircraft, a fundamental step towards the military certification, when the aircraft will achieve Final Operational Capacity (FOC), expected to occur in late 2019. The model launched in 2007 as C-390, derived from the E-Jet, underwent a complete reformulation along its development. After hundreds hours of studies with the Brazilian Air Force, EMBRAER created a final specification for the aircraft, renamed as KC-390, which

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