Airbus Defence and Space announced it has conducted demonstration of air-to-air refuelling between two C295W medium transports with a demonstration of refuelling contacts with a H225M Caracal helicopter.

In the trial, performed jointly with Airbus Helicopters from Marignane, France in December, contacts were executed at speeds of 105-115kt and both crews reported smooth and simple operation. The system is now being offered to existing and prospective C295 operators.

c295-helicopter-b(C295W refuelling H225M Caracal, Airbus Defence and Space).

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