Embraer KC-390 cargo jet makes successful first flight

martes 3 de febrero de 2015 10:46 GYT

SAO PAULO Feb 3 (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said in a statement on Tuesday that its new KC-390 military cargo jet had successfully completed its first flight.

The plane is the largest ever constructed in Latin America and a direct challenge to Lockheed Martin Corp's storied Hercules airlifter. (Reporting by Brad Haynes; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)