Airbus delivers second C295 aircraft to Indian Air Force

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Airbus Defence and Space has delivered a second C295 aircraft to the Indian Air Force, in fly-away condition. Indian Air Force ordered 56 C295 aircraft, 40 aircraft will be produced by Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) – at a Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Vadodara in western India.

The production of components of these aircraft has already started in the Main Constituent Assembly (MCA) facility in Hyderabad, southern India. These parts will be shipped to the Vadovara FAL, which is expected to be operational by November 2024.

With 283 orders from 41 operators, the C295 is the undisputed leader in its segment and stands out for its versatility. It can carry up to 71 troops or 50 paratroopers, airdrop cargo, be used for medical evacuation and take off and land in short and unpaved runways.

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