SAR - Amphibian Aircraft

Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis


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The CL-415 MP is a fire engine aircraft and is equipped with special systems that allow it to perform missions search and rescue Combat (CSAR) with a four or five-member crew comprised the pilot, the co-pilot, the flight engineer, operator FLIR and the observer (in configuration / CSAR missions additionally carry one or two rescuers).

The cockpit is spacious and has two air conditioning units.

For the embarkation / disembarkation ease of rescue boat has a larger doors-port than the other versions.

 

The Greek CL-415GR / MP are equipped with:
1. Primus 600 radar type of Honeywell (located in front of the muzzle in a special vault)
2. SLAR - Side-Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR) 
3. Sea FLIR system (Forward infrared observation)
4. Night vision goggles
5. APU - Auxiliary power unit 

 

Incidents

CL-415MP (MP-Maritime Patrol) No. 2055, static exhibition-presentation «Prometheus 2006" equipment, 12/05/2006 at 10:00 am, Air Base Dhekelia © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Date: 23.07.2007
Type: CL-415 MP
Primary users: HAF
Mission: Firefighting
Departure airport: 112 CW, time 12:43
Incidents: Styra Evia, time 15:43

Crashed CL-415MP No. 2055, making throwing water to extinguish a large fire in Styra Evia near the settlement Dileso- Deceased two pilots.
Co-pilot: Captain Dimitris Stoilidis
Co-pilot enjoys: Lieutenant John Chatzoudis

  


PATCHES

383 MEEA - Special Operations & Air Fire Fighting Squadron

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
Canadair
COUNTRY
Canada
TYPE
Amphibian Aircraft / Firefighting aircraft-SAR
CREW
2
POWER-PLANT
Two turboprop r, Pratt Whitney Canada PW123AF
Power h.p.
2 x 2.380
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
19,82
Height, m
8,98
Wing span, m
28,63
Wing area m2
100,33
WEIGHT
 
Empty aircraft, kg
12.860
Normal take-off, kg
17.230
Maximum take-off, kg
19.890
Useful load, kg
5.800
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
359 (375)
Cruising speed, km/h
278
Ferry range, km -
Range, km
2.425
Combat range, km
-
Rate of climb, m/min
-
Service ceiling, m
6.096
Maximum overload, g
+3,25/-1
Payload, kg 26-30 passengers or 3.864 kg freight or 6.137 lt (Firefighting aircraft).
ARMAMENT -

 


PHOTOS CL-415MP

 


VIDEO

CL-415 MP. 
Sources: Exhibition - Defensys 2010, Pavilion: CANADAIR

 


E-books

AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFTS IN AERIAL FIREFIGHTING. An Illustrated Comparative Study. Beriev Be-200 ES Vs Bombardier CL-415 Superscooper (CL-215-6B11) Format: PDF (e-book)
Photo Calendar 383 Sq MEEA, CL-415 (format 2 x A3, 2013, png)