(Video) The first flight of an Embraer KC-390
On February 3, the Embraer KC-390 military aircraft took off from the ground in the first flight in the project's history. The military aircraft flew 1 hours and 25 minutes, during which pilots Mozart Louzada and Marcos Salgado de Oliveira Lima together with the test flight engineers, Raphael Lima and Roberto Becker, evaluated the performance and quality of the flight, performed various maneuvers and tested aircraft systems.
Captain Louzada was pleased with the flight's evolution, saying the fly-by-wire control system and state-of-the-art avionics made the flight smooth and precise. KC-390 behaved in a docile and predictable manner.
Embraer KC-390 is a project developed by Embraer in close connection with the Brazilian Air Force. It is designed to set new standards in its class, at a lower operational cost and with flexibility to perform a wide range of missions: freight and troop transport, air refueling, search and rescue, as well as forest fire missions, among others. others.