Canadair CL-28 Argus (CP-107)

Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Canadair CL-28 © Jason Pineau
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The Canadair CL-28 Argus (CP-107) is a four-engine long-range maritime patrol aircraft produced by the Canadian manufacturer Canadair Ltd..
The Canadair Argus is a development of the Bristol 175 Britannia airliner.
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright R-3350 981TC-18EA-1 Turbo Compound
Engine Power (each)2535 kW3400 hp
Speed507 km/h274 kts
  315 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range9.495 km5.127 NM
5.900 mi.
Empty Weight36.741 kg81.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight71.214 kg157.000 lbs
Wing Span43,37 m142 ft 3 in
Wing Area192,8 m2075 ft
Length39,26 m128 ft 10 in
Height11,79 m38 ft 8 in
First Flight28.03.1957
Production Statusout of production
Developed fromBristol Britannia
Data for (Version)Canadair CL-28 Argus
VariantsArgus Mk 1, Mk 2