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Spain set for lengthy capability gap following P-3M Orion retirement

After almost 50 years of operational service, the Spanish Air and Space Force retired its final Lockheed P-3M Orion maritime patrol aircraft on December 17

Second C295W delivered to Bangladesh

A second Airbus C295W tactical transport has been delivered to the Bangladesh Army Aviation Group

Senegal receives first C295W

Senegal has become the latest African nation to join the ever-growing list of global Airbus C295 operators after the nation received the first of two C295W multi-purpose transport aircraft during a ceremony at its base in Dakar on July 28

Mali commissions new aircraft into Air Force service

During a ceremony at Base Aérienne 101 Bamako-Sénou/Modibo Keita International Airport on August 9, various new aircraft were formally inducted into Force Aérienne de la République du Mali (Malian Republic Air Force) service

Angola orders three C295s for multi-role operations

Angola has become the 38th global export customer for the Airbus C295 family of medium-lift tactical airlifters, with the company announcing that the nation has placed a firm order for three aircraft to perform multi-role operations on April 21

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Inside the Irish Air Corps: CASA CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft

Comdt Donal Curran, OC 101 Squadron, talks to Key.Aero about the objectives of the unit, its use of the CN-235 and the future of procuring two more modern MPA platforms.

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Airbus confident of Asia-Pacific airlifter sales

Airbus Defence and Space CEO Michael Schoellhorn has predicted further sales across the company’s airlift portfolio in the foreseeable future

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Serbia signs LoI with Spain for Airbus C295 order

A Letter of Intent (LoI) was signed in Madrid on November 4 between the MOD of both Serbia and Spain regarding the procurement of two Airbus C295 transport aircraft

India signs up for C295 tactical transport

India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) legacy fleet of HAL/BAe 748M Subroto aircraft

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India finalises acquisition of 56 Airbus C295s

India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft to replace its ageing fleet of HAL/BAe 748M Subroto aircraft, which are primarily referred to locally as the Avro, after the company which originally designed the type. The finalisation of the deal was announced by Airbus Defence and Space on September 24