Canadair CL-215

Multi Purpose Amphibious Aircraft

Canadair CL-215-I Spanish Air Force UD.13-1 43-01 1010 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Canadair CL-215 is a twin-engined firebomber and utility amphibious aircraft produced by the Canadian manufacturer Canadair Ltd. and later Bombardier Aerospace.
In the main role as a firebomber the CL-215 is able to carry 5455 liters (1440 US-gal) water.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-2800-CA3 Double Wasp
Engine Power (each)1566 kW2100 hp
Speed291 km/h157 kts
  181 mph
Service Ceiling4.450 m14.600 ft
Range2.093 km1.130 NM
1.300 mi.
Empty Weight12.161 kg26.810 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight19.731 kg43.500 lbs
Wing Span28,60 m93 ft 10 in
Wing Area100,3 m1080 ft
Length19,82 m65 ft 0 in
Height8,92 m29 ft 3 in
First Flight23.10.1967
Production Statusout of production
Total Production125
ICAO CodeCL2P CL2T
Data for (Version)Canadair CL-215
VariantsCL-215T

[Photo-ID: 1685] Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
Canadair CL-215, Securite Civile, F-ZBAR, c/n 1021, Karsten Palt, 2009Canadair
CL-215
Securite Civile
Reg.: F-ZBAR
c/n: 1021
 
Technik Museum [Speyer]
[Photo-ID: 1686] Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
Canadair CL-215, Securite Civile, F-ZBBH, c/n 1026, Karsten Palt, 2009Canadair
CL-215
Securite Civile
Reg.: F-ZBBH
c/n: 1026
 
Auto und Technik Museum [Sinsheim]
[Photo-ID: 10621] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Canadair CL-215-I, Spanish Air Force, UD.13-1, c/n 1010, Karsten Palt, 2014Canadair
CL-215-I
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: UD.13-1
c/n: 1010
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 10622] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Canadair CL-215-I, Spanish Air Force, UD.13-1, c/n 1010, Karsten Palt, 2014Canadair
CL-215-I
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: UD.13-1
c/n: 1010
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 10623] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Canadair CL-215-I, Spanish Air Force, UD.13-1, c/n 1010, Karsten Palt, 2014Canadair
CL-215-I
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: UD.13-1
c/n: 1010
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]