Between October 27 and 29, the “Critical Design Review” was carried out through video conferences due to the impossibility of personal encounters. of the KC-390 Millennium for Portugal. The aim of the conferences between a multidisciplinary team from the Portuguese Air Force and a team from Embraer was to finalize the definition of the design of the system architecture according to the requirements set by the Portuguese state and to monitor the production phase. the first KC-390 with Portuguese military badges in the Gavião Peixoto factory.
Despite the difficulties encountered in the face of the pandemic, the work program will resume without delay, having taken that opportunity to discuss the technical solutions envisaged to meet the operational and certification requirements for the latest generation aircraft for the full range of missions set out in the contract. (Javier Bonilla, Edefa Group correspondent in Brazil)
Photos: First KC-390 for the Portuguese Air Force at the Gavião Peixoto plant.
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