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Re: FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities
« Reply #1750 on: April 28, 2019, 14:59:55 »
Maybe that was the trade off for the wireless ICS (which would rock if it's reliable!)...
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Re: FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities
« Reply #1751 on: April 28, 2019, 23:57:00 »
I've read that the Airbus will be designated the CC-295, but what is it being named?  Airbus calls the MPA variant the Persuader.  That's the only name I've ever come across for any variant.

Most likely, it'll be CC-195 since there are still loads of 100-series type numbers available to be used.  As for name, I haven't seen anything.
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Re: FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities
« Reply #1752 on: April 29, 2019, 04:51:37 »
Perhaps they’ll re-use the ‘Chimo’ they tried earlier with the original EH-101 NSH?

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Re: FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities
« Reply #1753 on: April 29, 2019, 14:52:16 »
Oh, yeah.  That would be perfect.  It's in Inuktitut, thus gets around the English/French language requirement.
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Re: FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities
« Reply #1754 on: April 30, 2019, 19:03:45 »
Oh, yeah.  That would be perfect.  It's in Inuktitut, thus gets around the English/French language requirement.

Yes, of course: Hornet, Buffalo, Twin Otter, Challenger, Globemaster, Tutor, Hawk, Jet Ranger. Yep! The RCAF really pays attention to linguistic balance.  ;)

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Re: FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities
« Reply #1755 on: May 03, 2019, 14:35:12 »
First C295 rollout video

Article Link - Building Canada's first C295

Canada’s dedicated search and rescue (SAR) crews regularly put their lives on the line, relying on aircraft to overcome the significant challenges presented by dangerous weather and terrain.

The requirements for Canadian SAR aircraft have been well-documented – from demanding mountain contour search, Arctic and North Atlantic storms, to extreme temperatures, icing and precipitation. Airbus’ C295, which has been selected for the country’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Program, is perfectly suited to these duties.

Canada’s no. 1 C295 is proceeding through its final assembly process, and once all assembly phases are finished – including painting and tests – the milestone aircraft will be inspected by authorities from the Spanish Ministry of Defence (DGAM), with its delivery scheduled for the end of 2019.

* Additional videos in the article;  the 3rd one (Consoles for the management of mission systems and sensors) shows how much headroom etc there is in the tube.

And a CAF article about it days later:


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First CC-295 rolls off assembly line



May 3, 2019 – On March 8, 2019, the first of our 16 new CC-295 fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft rolled off the assembly line in Spain, bringing us one step closer to first delivery.

This aircraft is the first of 16 to be built following a contract award in December 2016 to Airbus Defence and Space. The CC-295, as it has been designated by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), will replace the Buffalo and H-model Hercules fleets in the fixed-wing search and rescue role.

The RCAF will operate the new fleet from 19 Wing Comox, 17 Wing Winnipeg, 8 Wing Trenton, and 14 Wing Greenwood. A training centre for CC-295 aircrew and maintainers is also being built at 19 Wing Comox.

The first aircraft is on track to be accepted by Canada in Spain in late 2019, and to be flying in Canadian skies in the spring of 2020.

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https://ml-fd.caf-fac.ca/en/2019/05/28211
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