Canadian Fixed-Wing SAR Aircraft Enters Service

Credit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Canada has inducted the first of its new Airbus CC-295 twin-turboprop, search-and-rescue (SAR) aircraft. Ottawa is buying 16 of the platforms, which have been named Kingfisher by the Royal Canadian Air Force, replacing the de Havilland CC-115 Buffalo and Lockheed CC-130H Hercules currently used for...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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