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Speaking in Seville on 29 May, Ureña-Raso said the company's next development task could be to create an offering to fit below the size of the C-130 Hercules.
Possible payload capacities for such a product could be in the 9t area
already occupied by the current C295, or in the "16-18t" sector, he
said. The latter would pit any such transport in the same broad category
turbofan-powered KC-390 transport and tanker, which the Brazilian
company says will be able to lift between 16 and 23t, depending on
mission type. Embraer's developmental product should be ready for
service introduction with the Brazilian air force during 2016.
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"Our potential customers want to have a clear view of the aircraft
being used by launch operators." Airbus Military officials say it is
already negotiating possible deals with several undisclosed nations,
with the company having previously described opportunities as existing
in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
Gautier believes a new export order could potentially be agreed
within the next 18- to 24-months, although one production slot is
available for delivery during 2016, should a buyer emerge in time.