KC390 Farnborough Airshow 2018

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KC-390 First prototype presentation Role Medium-sized transport aircraft National origin Brazil
Manufacturer Embraer Defense and Security – First flight 3 February 2015 – Introduction 2018 (proposed)
Status Under development – Produced 2014–present Number built 2 – Program cost R$4.9 billion as of 2014
Unit cost US$85 million in 2014 – The Embraer KC-390 is a medium-size, twin-engine jet-powered military transport aircraft under development by Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer, able to perform aerial refuelling and to transport cargo and troops. It is the heaviest aircraft that the company has made to date, and will be able to transport up to 26 tonnes (29 tons) of cargo, including wheeled armoured fighting vehicles