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Tactical Airlift: Observations Concerning the Air Force's C-27 Proposal

NSIAD-88-124 Published: Apr 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1988.
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In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Air Force's proposed acquisition of C-27 light utility, short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) aircraft for the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) and the Military Airlift Command to determine whether the: (1) Air Force adequately justified its need for the aircraft; (2) aircraft's performance capabilities would enhance mission performance; and (3) Air Force adequately considered other alternatives to acquiring new aircraft.

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