The M28 passes its next challenges in the outer outposts of the Ecuadorian jungle. High altitude, high temperatures and heavy on short unpaved landing strips, this is where the competitors start to diminish.
The Latin American Demo Tour is well on the way, hitting its midpoint in Buenos Aries Argentina. During the two day event at the El Palomar Airport home base of the Argentine Air Force 1st Air Brigade the M28 performed four demo flights.
The M28 arrived in the heart of Brazil for a four day event and took to the sky over the beautiful scenery of Rio de Janeiro. Located at the Jacarepaguá Airport the aircraft attracted a lot of attention during its stay.
PZL Mielec, part of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, will demonstrate the extraordinary short takeoff and landing capabilities of the M28 turboprop airplane in Rio de Janeiro during the LAAD Defence & Security trade show April 4-7.
The M28 has just proven its performance in Manaus. We practiced there together with the Brazilian army from Military Amazon Command Base. We checked there whether two big boats would come to our plane.
The M28 just finalized its first stop in the Latin America Demo Tour. The aircraft has been met with overwhelming enthusiasm by the audience which has also generated additional new last minute attendees.