Canadair / Bombardier CL-415 / Bombardier 415

Multi Purpose Amphibious Aircraft

Canadair CL-415 © Jean-Pierre Tabone Adami
Photo ©: Jean-Pierre Tabone Adami (photos at airliners.net)
The Canadair CL-415 / Bombardier 415 is a twin-engined firebomber and utility amphibious aircraft produced by the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. The Bombardier 415 is also known as the Superscooper.
The Bombardier 415 is a development of the Canadair CL-215. In the main role as a firebomber the Bombardier 415 is able to carry 6137 liters (1621 US-gal) water.
Crew2
Passengers8
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PW123AF
Engine Power (each)1775 kW2380 shp
max. Cruise Speed346 km/h187 kts
  215 mph
Speed374 km/h202 kts
  232 mph
Service Ceiling4.481 m14.700 ft
Rate of climb420 m/min1378 ft/min
Range2.443 km1.319 NM
1.518 mi.
Empty Weight11.789 kg25.990 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight19.800 kg43.651 lbs
Wing Span28,60 m93 ft 10 in
Wing Area100,3 m1080 ft
Length19,82 m65 ft 0 in
Height8,98 m29 ft 6 in
First Flight06.12.1993
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeCL2T
FAA TCDSA14EA
Data for (Version)Canadair / Bombardier CL-415
VariantsBombardier 415MP

[Photo-ID: 2947] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-11-30
Canadair CL-415MP, Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), M71-01, c/n 2068, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Canadair
CL-415MP
Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)
Reg.: M71-01
c/n: 2068
 
The a/c performed a number of "wet" touch-and-gos that day.
LIMA 2009 [Porto Malai, Langkawi]
[Photo-ID: 2967] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-04
Canadair CL-415MP, Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), M71-01, c/n 2068, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Canadair
CL-415MP
Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)
Reg.: M71-01
c/n: 2068
 
Took in water and took-off water.
LIMA 2009 [Porto Malai, Langkawi]
[Photo-ID: 2968] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-04
Canadair CL-415MP, Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), M71-01, c/n 2068, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Canadair
CL-415MP
Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)
Reg.: M71-01
c/n: 2068
 
\"Water Taxiing\" for another take-off.
LIMA 2009 [Porto Malai, Langkawi]