Air International 2016-08
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M.Ayton - Elefantes /Military/
Esquadron 502 shares it's flight line at BA6 Montijo with the C-130H Hercules-equipped Esquadron 501. Both the C295 and the C-130H shown in this image were ready to launch in the event of an emergency situation.
Esquadron 502 C295 16708 on the flight line at BA6 Montijo. The photo shows one of the Terma SLAR 9000 antennas, the chin-mounted Wescam MX-15 turret, and radomes for the Elta ELM-2022A radar (under fuselage) and the Northrop Grumman AN/APN-241 colour weather radar (nose).
One of Esquadron 502's C295s configured for the maritime surveillance role, serial number 16710, seen at RAF Fairford after its arrival for the Royal International Air Tattoo 2013.
Esquadron 502 shares it's flight line at BA6 Montijo with the C-130H Hercules-equipped Esquadron 501. Both the C295 and the C-130H shown in this image were ready to launch in the event of an emergency situation.
The C295 has a fuselage length of 24.50m and a wingspan of 25.81 m.
Close-up of the port side SLAR radar antenna.
Each six-bladed Hamilton Standard 586-F propeller is driven by a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127G turboprop rated at 2,645hp (1,972kW).
The C295 flight deck features four multifunction LCD displays.
The C295 features many communication, navigation and flight data systems which are laid out in a straightforward way making the aircraft intuitive to operate.