The first Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 made by Partner Company Alenia Aerrmacchi has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft performed "very well," according to Alenia Aermacchi test pilot Mario Mutti. The multi-role jet flew for about an hour.
Eurofighter Tranche 3 aircraft, with their 100s of modifications, changes and additions, represent a major achievement in the evolution of the world’s leading combat aircraft.
The Tranche 3 standard embodies a number of changes that effectively enhance the aircraft’s performance and which allow for future upgrades making it more attractive to current and potential export customers.