Airbus Military is to test a C295 medium transport aircraft fitted with an aerial firefighting system. The company confirmed to that it plans to modify the prototype C295 for trials due to take place in late September. The aircraft will use a tank system fitted in the main cargo hold dropping the water through openings cut into the belly of the aircraft. The news comes just a week after the company announced it was offering a new version of the C295 fitted with winglets and uprated ...


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