Vol Inaugural Du Premier Airbus CC-295 Canadien - Inaugural Flight Of The First Canadian Airbus CC-295
To replace a fleet of six CC-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) and twelve CC-130 Hercules aircraft
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July 5, 2019 - by Helen Chachaty for journal-aviation.com
(Version en Français https://www.journal-aviation.com/actualites/42774-vol-inaugural-du-premier-c295-canadien)
The first C295 Canadian air force, re-christened CC-295 made its maiden flight on July 4 from the site of Airbus Defense and Space Seville, Spain. This first trip lasted one hour and 27 minutes. Its delivery is expected by the end of 2019.
- The CC-295 is equipped with Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127G engines
The C295 was selected in December 2016 by Canada to replace a fleet of six CC-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) and twelve CC-130 Hercules aircraft, deployed for search and rescue missions. The...