What is C295 MW?

The C-295 transport aircraft is a new-generation turboprop airlifter with short take-off and landing (STOL) capabilities.

How many C295 does Canada have?

Le Bouthillier said there are currently four C-295 aircraft in Canada and five at the manufacturer’s facility in Spain.

How many C295 are there in India?

The IAF becomes the 35th C295 operator worldwide, with the programme reaching 278 aircraft, 200 of which are already in operation and have booked more than half a million flight-hours.

Why did India choose C295?

The aircraft is capable of operating from semi-prepared runways and has a rear ramp door for troop and cargo drops. The C295 will give a major boost to the IAF’s tactical airlift capability, especially in the northern and northeastern sector (from high altitude air bases) and in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Does C295 have an APU?

But, unusually, the C295 does not have an auxiliary power unit (APU), which you would think is a pre-requisite when landing in some of the most inhospitable airfields in Africa.

Who makes the CC 295 Kingfisher?

Canada’s first of 16 C295s ordered from Airbus – designated the CC-295 for Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) operations – arrived for duty in September 2020, with future deliveries to continue through 2022.

What happened to Avro?

The company was merged into Hawker Siddeley Aviation in 1963, although the Avro name has been used for some aircraft since then….Avro.

Industry Aviation
Founders A.V. Roe Humphrey Verdon Roe
Defunct 1963
Fate Merged into Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1963
Successor Hawker Siddeley Aviation

How many fighter jets does Indian Air Force have?

Air Force

Aircraft Origin In service
Combat Aircraft
Sukhoi Su-30 Russia 272
HAL Tejas India 24
MiG-29 Russia 65

When C295 will be delivered?

The first 16 aircraft will be delivered to IAF in flyaway condition between September 2023 and September 2025, while the remaining 40 will be inducted by September 2031.

How much is a C-295?

$2.5-billion buy of 56 C-295 military transport planes cleared | Business Standard News.

Does Airbus make military aircraft?

Military aircraft Airbus’ current product line includes the world’s most versatile airlifter, the A400M; the robust and reliable C295 tactical transporter; the new-generation A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT); and Eurofighter, the most modern swing-role fighter ever conceived.

What is the Airbus C295?

The Airbus C295 is a new-generation tactical airlifter in the light and medium segment. It is robust and reliable but also highly versatile in terms of the number of different missions it can perform. The C295 conducts multi-role operations worldwide under all weather conditions.

What kind of engine does a c295w have?

The C295W is equipped with two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127G turboprop engines driving a pair of Hamilton Standard 586-F six-bladed propellers. The engines deliver superior performance in hot and high conditions. The C295W can fly at a maximum cruise speed of 480km/h and can reach a maximum altitude of 25,000ft.

What is the cruise speed of the c295w?

The C295W can fly at a maximum cruise speed of 480km/h and can reach a maximum altitude of 25,000ft. Its low-level flight characteristics allow flying at a minimum speed of 110kt.

How many Airbus C295s does the Serbian Air Force have?

The Serbian Ministry of Defence has ordered two Airbus C295s and therefore the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence joins the family of C295 becoming the 36th operator worldwide.