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Mali orders C295W

Posted 16 February 2016 · Add Comment

Airbus Defence and Space has secured its first order of the year for the C295W transport and mission aircraft, with Mali becoming the 23rd nation to order.

Mali has ordered a one winglet-equipped C295W model in transport configuration for the Mali Air Force.
 
Head of marketing and sales, Jean-Pierre Talamoni said: “This order from Mali reflects the C295W’s proven ability to handle the exceptionally harsh operating conditions encountered in sub-Saharan Africa.”
 
The aircraft is expected to arrive in the second half of this year.  
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