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Caption: ABOVE RIGHT: A CC-115 Buffalo (left) from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron, Comox, British Columbia and a CC-130 Hercules (right) from 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron, Greenwood, Nova Scotia, are parked on the airfield in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, as a CC-138 Twin Otter from 440 Transport Squadron, Yellowknife, Northwest Territory taxis into position during Operation NUNALIVUT2012.
for the C295 team, which is looking out to replace Canada's aging CC-115 Buffalo and CC-130 Hercules aircraft currently being used for search and rescue duties, Provincial Aerospace will be the main Canadian In-Service Support (ISS) partner, as per the deal.
Senior Airman Kris Tomes, a pararescue jumper with the 308th Rescue Squadron, does a free-fall dive from a Canadian CC-115 Buffalo aircraft over Comox, Canada, as part of training with Canadian search-and-rescue personnel.
Caption: A search and rescue CC-115 Buffalo (left) from CFB Comox flies over islands off the coast of British Columbia.
Canada's current fleet of CC-138 Twin Otters, CC-115 Buffalo and CC-130 Flercules aircraft have served Canada admirably for decades, however it's time for the Canadian government to deliver on its promises so that Canadians can continue to depend upon the servicemen and women who put their lives on the line in the interest of helping others.
Drawing on 100 years of experience, Alenia Aermacchi (a Finmeccanica Company) has entered Canadian airspace with a formidable contender to replace the Canadian Forces' mixed fleet of aging CC-115 Buffalo and CC-130 Hercules search and rescue (SAR) aircraft, two venerable workhorses that have spent more than four decades of service rescuing those in need in the farthest corners of our nation.
Above, a CC-115 Buffalo aircraft drops a bundle of equipment during a search and rescue training exercise off the coast of British Columbia.
But often, as was the case during the rescue described above, fixed-wing aircraft such as the CC-115 Buffalo, CP-140 Aurora or CC-130 Hercules are also deployed to provide long-range search capabilities and immediate assistance to those in distress.