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Country of Origin: Italy


The G222 is a low-cost, short-haul cargo aircraft developed for Italian service, and subsequently exported to a number of other nations. It is a versatile two-engine turboprop used for transport and special purpose missions such as firefighting, communications calibration and electronic warfare (EW).

In 1990, the U.S. Air Force selected the G222 as an "off-the-shelf" short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft. The G222 is similar to the U.S. C-130 Hercules and the French-German...

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