The first C295 for the Philippine Air Force handed over on 18 March 2015 (Image © Airbus Defence & Space)

First C295 for Philippines Air Force

The Philippines Air Force has taken delivery of the first of three Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft ordered from Airbus Defence & Space. The aircraft was formally handed over in Seville, Spain, where the final assembly line is located. The aircraft has been ferried to the Philippines.

In Philippines Air Force service the C295 will play a key role in the modernization of the force´s transport fleet and will undertake a wide variety of military and humanitarian missions.

Source: Airbus Defence & Space
Featured image: The first C295 for the Philippine Air Force handed over on 18 March 2015 (Image © Airbus Defence & Space)