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20 November 2017

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Philippines Air Force to receive first C-295 aircraft

The Philippines Air Force (PAF) took delivery of its first C-295M military transport aircraft.

Airbus Military handed over the aircraft at Clark Air Base. Ages Aviation Center, Inc. provided full ground handling service through its agent in CRK / RPLC.

Commenting on the delivery, “the PAF said that the aircraft would provide added capability during disasters”.

A stretched variant of the C-235 transporter, the C-295 is a tactical military transport aircraft designed to carry out tactical airlift, search-and-rescue, and maritime patrol and environmental surveillance missions in all weather conditions.

Ages also provided ground handling in completing during turnover with a demonstration flight where distinguished guest of the Philippine Armed Forces where present.

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