Brazil Certifies Fire Fighting System On C-390

A C-390 tests a MAFFS II drop during a flight test in Brazil.
Credit: Embraer
The Brazilian Air Force has certified the first fire-retardant dispensing system on the Embraer C-390 amid peak fire season in the Amazon region, the manufacturer said on Sept. 5. The Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) II, which is supplied by a consortium of U.S.-based United...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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