Six Q400MR Waterbombers On Order For France

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PERPIGNAN, France—The French interior minister has announced the government’s intention to order six additional Q400MR waterbombers, locally designated Dash-8. The announcement was made to quench a controversy on the lack of availability of the country’s 12 Bombardier CL-415s in a period when major...
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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