CASA C-295M Aircraft Data
Photo ID 199610 by Lukas Kinneswenger. Finland Air Force CASA C 295M, CC 3
(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 1,972 kW

Weapons:

The C-295M carries no weapons.

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

Dimensions:

Length: 24.48 m.
Wing Span: 25.81 m.
Wing Area: 59 m²
Height: 8.60 m.
Empty Weight: 9,250 kg.
Max. Weight: 23,200 kg.
Max. Payload: 9,250 kg.

Performance:

Max. Speed: 576 kph
Cruise Speed: 480 kph
Service Ceiling: 9,150 m.
Normal Range: 4,259 km
Max. Range: 5,630 km

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 125747 by Carl Brent. Finland Air Force CASA C 295M, CC 3
Photo ID 183745 by Alberto Gonzalez. Poland Air Force CASA C 295M, 014
Photo ID 169398 by Alejandro Hernández León. Ghana Air Force CASA C 295M, GHF551
Photo ID 51804 by Vincent de Wissel. Spain Air Force CASA C 295M, T21 04
Photo ID 81354 by Milos Ruza. Czech Republic Air Force CASA C 295M, 0453
Photo ID 232898 by Montserrat Pin. Spain Air Force CASA C 295M, T 21 03
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