Todate, Spartan has a total backlog of 110 aircraft from six Air Forces: Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Lithuania, U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Romania should be close to sign a contract for seven aircraft, and talks are under way with many other countries.
In the picture: Alenia Aeronautica C-27J Spartan 46-82/C.S.X 62218 (N.C. 4130), third of the type for the IAF (2007). (Aeromedia)
(Aeromedia, July 2007)