Bangladesh To Join The Family Of C295W Operators

Bangladesh has become the latest nation to acquire the Airbus C295W medium airlifter with an order for a single aircraft for Bangladesh Army Aviation.

11th Oct 2016



Bangladesh To Join The Family Of C295W Operators


Bangladesh has become the latest nation to acquire the Airbus C295W medium airlifter with an order for a single aircraft for Bangladesh Army Aviation.


The aircraft, in transport configuration, will be delivered in the second half of 2017 under a contract that also includes customer support and training.


The C295W is qualified for the transport of troops and bulky/palletized cargo, paratrooping and medical evacuation. It is the first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft to be operated by Bangladesh Army Aviation
Airbus Defence and Space’s Head of Marketing and Sales, Jean-Pierre Talamoni said: “The C295W will markedly increase the transport capability of Bangladesh Army Aviation.

We look forward to working with this new customer to secure a smooth entry into service and to supporting the aircraft for many years to come. ”

With this new order the number of operators for the C295 rises to 26, reinforcing its position as the market-leading medium transport and patrol aircraft in all kinds of environments.

 

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