Army's New C-27Js In 'Pristine' Condition, But Training Tweaks Required

By Gabe Starosta / May 19, 2014 at 7:12 PM
FT. BRAGG, NC -- Army Special Operations Command is on track to graduate its first crop of C-27J Spartan students pilots this week, marking the end of an unusual journey for seven fixed-wing aircraft that were originally part of an Army program. Despite the milestone, ASOC pilots and crews said last week at Ft. Bragg that the training program they have gone through is essentially an Air Force syllabus that requires some modifications to accurately reflect what the Army has...

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