OTTAWAâ€”While many welcomed the Dec. 8, 2016, announcement of the selection of the Airbus C295 as the replacement Search and Rescue (SAR) fixed-wing aircraft to replace the fleet of Buffalo and C-130 Hercules aircraft tasked with SAR, others may not be so welcoming. The C295 SAR aircraft will be deployed in only four locations in Canada: Comox, B.C.; Winnipeg, Man.; Trenton, Ont.; and Greenwood, N.S. This is so, despite repeated recommendations to deploy SAR air assets North to
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