Mexican Air Force Takes Delivery of First C295

Airbus announced that the Mexican Air Force has taken delivery of the first of five C295s it has ordered from Airbus Military. The aircraft is equipped with a palletized loading system and a medical evacuation kit, according to the manufacturer. The second of the five airlifters will be delivered in the coming weeks, with all five handed over to the customer by year end.

The Mexican Navy has operated two C295s since 2009. Last month a torpedo was dropped from a C295 for the first time and Chile received its first C295.

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