Egyptian Air Force becomes new Airbus Military C295 operator
The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) today has taken delivery of its first Airbus Military C295. The aircraft in military transport configuration, was delivered ahead of contract schedule. This aircraft is part of a three aircraft order placed by the EAF in October 2010. The other two aircraft are to be delivered during the last quarter of 2011. The C295 was selected for its versatility and adaptability, especially in desert areas, its ease of maintenance and low life cycle cost, as well as its operational capabilities. “This milestone represents the birth of a strong Programme between Airbus Military and the Egyptian Air Force”, said General Yousry Abd El Hamid, Chief of Armament Department of the Egyptian Ministry of Defence.
To date, Airbus Military has sold 83 C295 aircraft to 12 different operators
تسلمت القوات الجويه المصريه أول طائره نقل Airbus Military C295
من شركة إيرباص وهى واحده من ضمن ثلاثة طائرات تعاقدت عليها مصر
وستتسلم مصر الطائرتين الأخريان خلال الشهرين القادمين
وبمناسبة تسليم الطائره
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