Airbus Military begins trials of C295 firefighter

Airbus Military has begun trials of water bombing with a specially modified C295 aircraft at a site near Cordoba, Spain specialized in firefighting. The flights went well and further tests are planned in the near future to make a more detailed analysis of the C295 as a firefighter aircraft.

Source: Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA)
Date: Oct 23, 2013