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“We’re confident that the Scorpion will excel in its first international flights, travelling about 4,700 nautical miles to the UK this July. The aircraft has passed all of its early testing milestones, and now we’re excited about demonstrating its long-range performance."
Source: Bill Anderson, president of Textron AirLand, talking about plans for their Scorpion to fy from Wichita, KS to the United Kingdom, appearing at two of the world’s premier defense aviation exhibitions. Scorpion will participate in Royal Air Tattoo from July 11 to 13, immediately followed by Farnborough International Air Show from July 14 to 20.