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CASA C-295M

Photo ID 202425 by huelsmann heinz. Poland Air Force CASA C 295M, 024
(C-295M): Medium-range, tactical transport.

The CASA/EADS C-295 series transport is a significant development from the earlier CASA CN-235. A 50% increase in payload capacity and newer engines place the C-295 in a great position for the light and medium transport aircraft market. Numerous versions of the C-295 exist to fill a number of roles from maritime patrol, modular transport and medical evacuation. Some examples can be refueled in-flight, while the majority do not feature such capability.

Currently, the C-295M is favored as a replacement for many of the world's aging Antonov transports as well as earlier CASA C-212 series aircraft. In many occasions the C-295 competes in direct opposition to the Lockheed/L-3 C-27J Spartan.
  • Country of Origin: Spain
  • First Flight: 11/28/97
  • Initial Service Date: 2001
  • No. Built: 57
  • No. In Service: 57 (approx.)
  • No. of Hardpoints: 0
  • Crew: 2

Power:

2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127G at 2,645 hp

Weapons:

The C-295M carries no weapons.

The C-295MPA 'Persuader' can be fitted with numerous ASW and attack munitions.

Dimensions:

Length:80 ft. 4 in.
Wing Span:84 ft. 8 in.
Wing Area:634.8 sq.ft
Height:28 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight:20,392 lbs
Max. Weight:51,146 lbs
Max. Payload:20,392 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed:358 mph
Cruise Speed:300 mph
Service Ceiling:30,000 ft.
Normal Range:2,300 nm
Max. Range:3,040 nm

Operators:

(C-295M): Algeria (6), Brazil (12), Colombia (4), The Czech Republic (4), Finland (2), Jordan (2), Mexico (Navy, 6), Poland (12), Portugal (7), Spain (13)

Random great photos of the CASA C-295M:

Photo ID 167737 by Andreas Zeitler - Flying-Wings. Colombia Air Force CASA C 295M, FAC1285
Photo ID 158899 by Thomas Rosskopf. Kazakhstan Air Force CASA C 295M,
Photo ID 114727 by Nuno Filipe Lé Freitas. Portugal Air Force CASA C 295M, 16706
Photo ID 101361 by Milos Ruza. Czech Republic Air Force CASA C 295M, 0455
Photo ID 72995 by Andreas Zeitler - Flying-Wings. Spain Air Force CASA C 295M, T 21 10
Photo ID 140141 by Panagiotis A. Pietris. Egypt Air Force CASA C 295M, 1193
Photo ID 71013 by Fernando Sousa. Portugal Air Force CASA C 295M, 16701
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