Boost For IAF : The first C-295 Medium Tactical Transport Aircraft Arrives In Vadodara ; Formal Induction On September 25

The first C-295 medium tactical transport aircraft landed in Vadodara , days after it was handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the southern Spanish city of Seville.

The aircraft would be formally inducted into the IAF at a ceremony in Hindon near Delhi on September 25, reported PTI .

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on September 13 received the first of the 56 C295 transport aircraft two years after India sealed a Rs 21,935-crore deal with Airbus Defence and Space to procure the jets to replace its ageing Avro–748 fleet.

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