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"Boeing and Embraer have rebranded the KC-390 airlifter as the C-390 Millennium to emphasise the transport’s cargo mission." https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dubai-boeing-and-embraer-rebrand-transport-as-c-390-462350/ "Boeing has unveiled its planned joint venture (JV) with Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer to explore new markets for the newly rebranded C-390 Millennium airlifter." https://www.airforce-technology.com/news/boeing-embraer-jv-c-390-millennium/
Brassarna hoppas på motköp. http://www.svd.se/naringsliv/nyheter/brasilien-hoppas-pa-svensk-flygplansorder_3315848.svd Enligt wiki kostar c-130J $62 miljoner, mot KC-390 $50 miljoner. Propeller vs jet, driftskostnader? För lufttankning kanske det är smidigare med en kärra som går 850km/h än 580km/h? Är den något att ha/ersätta Herkan med? KC-390: General characteristics Crew: 2 Capacity:  80 passengers or 64 airborne troops or 6 pallets (68" X 108") or 74 litter patients with 2 medical personnel or 2-3 HMMWV and Marrua or an Astros II or a LAV III and VBTP-MR Guarani Cargo compartment: Length 17.75 m X width 3.45 m X height 2.9 m Payload: 23.6 tons (52,029 lb) Length: 33.91 m (111.3 ft) Wingspan: 35.06 m (115 ft) Height: 10.26 m (33.8 ft) Loaded weight: 74.0 tons (163,142 lb) Max. takeoff weight: 81.0 tons (178,574 lb) Powerplant: 2 × IAE V2500-E5 turbofan, 120-129 kN (27,000-29,000 lbf) each Fuel capacity: 37.4 tons (74,800 lb, 33,929 kg) Performance Maximum speed: Mach 0.8 (300 KCAS, 850 km/h) Range: 2,600 nmi (4,815 km, 2,992 mi)(with 13,335 kilograms (29,399 lb) payload) Range with full payload: 1,400 nmi (2,593 km, 1,611 mi) Ferry range: 3,250 nmi (6,019 km, 3,740 mi) Service ceiling: 36,000 ft (10,973 m) C-130 Primary Function Intratheater airlift. Contractor Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Company. Power Plant Four Allison T56-A-15 turboprops; 4,300 horsepower, each engine. Length 97 feet, 9 inches (29.3 meters). Height 38 feet, 3 inches (11.4 meters). Wingspan 132 feet, 7 inches (39.7 meters). Speed 374 mph (Mach 0.57) at 20,000 feet (6,060 meters). Ceiling 33,000 feet (10,000 meters) with 100,000 pounds (45,000 kilograms) payload. Maximum Takeoff Weight 155,000 pounds (69,750 kilograms). Operating Weight: 83,000 Pounds Maximum Useable Fuel: 60,000 Pounds Maximum Allowable Cabin Load: 36,000 Pounds Normal Passenger Seats Available: Up to 92 troops or 64 paratroops or 74 litter patients. Maximum Number of Pallets: 5 Range 2,356 miles (2,049 nautical miles) with maximum payload; 2,500 miles (2,174 nautical miles) with 25,000 pounds (11,250 kilograms) cargo; 5,200 miles (4,522 nautical miles) with no cargo. Unit Cost $22.9 million (1992 dollars). Crew Five (two pilots, a navigator, flight engineer and loadmaster); up to 92 troops or 64 paratroops or 74 litter patients or five standard freight pallets. Minimum Crew Complement Four (two pilots, one flight engineer, and one loadmaster) Allows for a 16 hour crew duty day (12 hour for airdrop crews) (from show at the aircraft to parking at the final destination). Crew Complement [airdrop missions] Six crews will normally carry one navigator as well and an extra loadmaster in addition to the minimum crew complement. Augmented Crew Complement Nine (three pilots, two navigators, two flight engineers, and two loadmasters) Allows for a 18 hour crew duty day (from show at the aircraft to parking at the final destination) Date Deployed April 1955.