Day 24: "The Next Generation" @kjdphoto1971 #0318planes - The Scorpion is in prototype stage to be the world's most affordable tactical jet aircraft. Produced as a joint venture of Textron and AirLand Enterprises (two companies with almost no experience in fixed-wing aircraft design), the Scorpion was originally targeted at the US Air National Guard for low-threat light attack missions and natural disasters quick-response but has since seen attention from Nigeria, the Philippines, and the UAE to name a few.
Textron AirLand Scorpion
Textron AirLand, LLC
Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford
Canon 1300D / Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS II
@55mm, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, f/5.6