03/31/2008. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk
: "This is the first of two prototypes that was flown for the first time on July 15, 2004. The second prototype, CMX616 c/n 6963/002, flew for the first time on May 17, 2005.
Since 2006 Aermacchi operates under the name of Alenia Aermacchi, hence the aircraft is marked Alenia Aermacchi M-346."