Airbus delivers third and final C295 to Philippine Air Force

February 16, 2016 9:07 PM

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Airbus Defence and Space has made its third and final delivery of a C295 airlifter to the Philippines Air Force.

The airlifter, capable of carrying a payload of up to nine tons, was delivered to the Philippines following its final assembly in Seville, Spain. The Philippines Air Force will use the aircraft to bolster its transport fleet, and support both military and humanitarian missions.

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