France Orders Six Conair Q400 Multirole Airtankers

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LYON, France—The French ministry of interior has ordered six Q400 multirole airtankers from firefighting aircraft specialist Conair, which will convert them from six new Q400 commercial turboprops it has ordered from Bombardier. Minister Gerard Collomb announced the €400 million ($472 million) deal...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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