Canada takes delivery of its first C295 FWSAR, featuring Ipeco cockpit and crew seats

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The Royal Canadian Air Force has taken delivery of its first Airbus C295 FWSAR Aircraft. The aircraft features Ipeco pilot, operator and crew station seating.

In 2016, Canada announced that it had selected the Airbus C295W for its FWSAR program. The contract to Airbus includes 16 C295 aircraft and all In-Service Support elements.

The new aircraft will take over the search and rescue duties currently being done by six CC-115 Buffalo and 12 CC-130 Hercules aircraft.

Visit of the new C295 FWSAR for Canada.

About Ipeco

Ipeco Holdings Limited is a world-leading supplier of aircraft crew and executive seating for commercial and business aircraft. The Company also designs and manufactures a range of galley inserts comprising fridges, ovens, water boilers and microwave ovens for the aviation market. The Company was founded in 1960 and employs over 750 staff, mostly at its headquarters in Southend-on-Sea in the United Kingdom. It also has subsidiaries near Cambridge and Bristol in the UK, and overseas in Los Angeles and Wichita, USA; in Hong Kong, Greater China, and; in Singapore.


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