Airbus Military has tested a roll-on, roll-off firefighting system for use on its C295 medium airlifter. The self-funded development program aims to widen the multi-mission capability and appeal of the twin-turboprop transport. Early trials conducted at a site near Cordoba, Spain, in October tested how the aircraft reacts when large amounts of water are released. Since then, the company has conducted further tests using the prototype C295 equipped with tanks in the rear cabin ...
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