First Tranche 3 Takes to the Skies

The first of a new standard of Typhoon - Tranche 3 has started its series of flight tests. The latest Typhoon, known as a Tranche 3, represents a major stepping stone in the evolution of one of the world's leading combat aircraft. The Tranche 3 standard embodies a number of under the skin changes that effectively future proof the aircraft and make it more attractive to current and potential export customers. Taken together there have been hundreds of modifications, changes and additions which effectively means Typhoon has now taken a massive step forward. Read more at

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