The Czech Air Force orders two additional Airbus C295 aircraft

(To Airbus)

The Czech Air Force has signed a contract for the acquisition of two additional Airbus C295 transport aircraft. The aircraft, equipped with winglets wing devices, were ordered in the transport configuration, and should be delivered in the first half of 2021.

The agreement brings to six the total of the C295s that make up the Czech Air Force fleet. Along with this agreement, an additional contract was signed for the upgrade of the four C295s currently operated.

“We very much appreciate the confidence shown by the Czech Air Force in choosing the C295. This new order strengthens the C295's position as a market-leading transport and patrol aircraft in the medium segment for operations in all scenarios, "said Alberto Gutiérrez, Head of Military Aircraft of Airbus Defense and Space.

With this new order the total number of C214 orders worldwide rises to 295.