The Spanish-made transport planes are scheduled to be in full service in the Czech Air Force by 2011, and are to replace outdated Soviet-made Antonov An-26 aircraft, the radio said Monday.
The Casa C-295M planes, with the high-wing and rear-loader design, can use air-strips to handle a cargo of 9,250 kilos.
The Casa planes are already in the service of the Spanish, Finnish and Polish air forces.
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