EADS CASA complains that Canada wants a better plane than it can deliver
EADS CASA has been complaining that the Canadian government has been setting standards too high for a new search-and-rescue aircraft.
Like the United States with its upcoming Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA), Canada is deciding between the EADS CASA C-295 and the Spartan C-27J built by Finmeccanica of Italy.
However, EADS CASA is griping that Canada expects too much in terms of performance, and says it can't compete with the C-27J under such demands.
According to Reuters, "EADS-CASA has for years complained that Canada is looking for a plane faster than its C-295."