Canadair CL-415

Canadair CL-415

Description

This aircraft is the successor of the Canadair CL-215. The CL-415 is predominantly deployed in firefighting tasks but also in search and rescue missions. It has significantly improved features compared to its predecessor. It has the capacity of undertaking 5,455 litres in just 12 seconds. The CL-415 is based in 113 Combat Wing, 383 Squadron “Proteas”, in Thessaloniki Air Force Base. They wear red and yellow camouflage.

Specifications:

  • Crew: 2
  • Engine: 2 PRATT AND WHITNEY PW123AF
  • Wing Span: 28.60 m
  • Length: 19.82 m
  • Maximum Speed: 376 km/hour