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CASA/IPTN CN-235

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The CASA/IPTN CN-235 is a medium-range twin-engined transport aircraft that was jointly developed by Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) of Spain and Indonesian manufacturer IPTN, as a regional airliner and military transport. Its primary military roles include maritime patrol, surveillance, and air transport. Its largest user is Turkey which has 59 aircraft.

Variants[edit]

  • CN-235-100: Initial production version (15 built by each company), with GE CT7-7A engines.
  • CN-235-100/110: Generally as series 10, but with GE CT7-9C engines in new composites nacelles; replaced Series 10 in 1988 from 31st production aircraft. Series 100 is Spanish-built, series 110 Indonesian-built, with improved electrical, warning and environmental systems.
  • CN-235-200/220: Improved version. Structural reinforcements to cater for higher operating weights, aerodynamic improvements to wing leading-edges and rudder, reduced field length requirements and much-increased range with maximum payload. Series 200 is Spanish-built, Series 220 Indonesian-built.
  • CN-235-300: CASA Modification of 200/220 series, with the Honeywell International Corp. avionics suite. Other features include improved pressurization and provision for optional twin-nosewheel installation.
  • CN-235-330 Phoenix: Modification of Series 200/220, offered by IPTN with new Honeywell avionics, ARL-2002 EW system and 16.800 kg/37.037 lb MTOW, to Royal Australian Air Force to meet Project Air 5190 tactical airlift requirement, but was forced by financial constraints to withdraw in 1998.
  • CN-235 MPA: Maritime patrol version with 6 hardpoints to carry the AM39 Exocet missiles or Mk.46 torpedoes.
  • HC-144 Ocean Sentry: United States Coast Guard designation for a planned twenty-two aircraft fleet bought to replace the small HU-25 Guardian business-style jets. As of 2010, twelve had been delivered.
  • AC-235: A light gunship modified with integrated weapons pylons to carry AGM-114 missiles and 70mm rockets, has a side-mounted 30mm cannon, and a Synthetic aperture radar. The collaborative effort was made by King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau of Jordan, and the US Defense company Orbital ATK.

Users[edit]

  • Austria
    • Austrian Air Force
  • Bangladesh
    • Bangladesh Army
  • Botswana
    • Botswana Defence Force Air Wing
  • Brunei
    • Royal Brunei Air Force
  • Burkina Faso
    • Burkina Faso Armed Forces
  • Cameroon
    • Cameroon Air Force
  • Chile
    • Chilean Army
  • Colombia
    • Colombian Air Force
    • Colombian National Armada
  • Ecuador
    • Ecuadorian Air Force
    • Ecuadorian Navy
  • France
    • French Air Force
  • Gabon
    • Gabonese Air Force
  • Indonesia
    • Indonesian Air Force
    • Indonesian Navy
  • Ireland
    • Irish Air Corps
  • Jordan
    • Royal Jordanian Air Force
  • Republic of Korea
    • Korean Coast Guard
    • Republic of Korea Air Force
  • Malaysia
    • Royal Malaysian Air Force
  • Mexico
    • Mexican Federal Police
    • Mexican Navy
  • Morocco
    • Royal Moroccan Air Force
  • Oman
    • Royal Oman Police
  • Pakistan
    • Pakistan Air Force
  • Panama
    • Panama National Guard
  • Papua New Guinea
    • Papua New Guinea Defence Force
  • Senegal
    • Senegalese Air Force
  • South Africa
    • South African Air Force
  • Spain
    • Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima
    • Spanish Air Force
    • Spanish Civil Guard
  • Thailand
    • Royal Thai Air Force
    • Royal Thai Police
  • Turkey
    • Turkish Air Force
    • Turkish Army
    • Turkish Navy
  • United Arab Emirates
    • United Arab Emirates Air Force
  • United States
    • United States Air Force
    • United States Coast Guard
  • Yemen
    • Yemen Air Force

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