Philippines Air Force takes delivery of its first C295


The Philippines Air Force has taken delivery of the first of three Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft ordered from Airbus Defence and Space.

The aircraft was formally handed over in Seville, Spain where the final assembly line is located, and is now being ferried to the Philippines.

In Philippines Air Force service, the C295 will play a key role in the modernisation of the force’s transport fleet and will undertake a wide variety of military and humanitarian missions.