The first production-conforming Textron Aviation Scorpion jet made its first flight on Dec. 22, 2016.
The first production-conforming Textron Aviation Scorpion jet made its first flight on Dec. 22, 2016. Textron Aviation Courtesy photo
The first production-conforming Textron Aviation Scorpion jet made its first flight on Dec. 22, 2016. Textron Aviation Courtesy photo

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