Canadair CL-215 was developed by Bombardier, a aircraft company in Canada.
Then the company got the type certificate, lots of countries like France, Spain, Italy, Yugoslavia and Greece, theirs government bought the plane and use it
In an earlier 1960s research at the company, the original concept was for a twin-engined floatplane.In 1962, the CL-215 was designed for Water Bombing.CL-215 had its maiden flight on October 1967. In 1969, the plan had its first delivery. Through five series, CL-215s has ended its production.The 415 first flew on December 6, 1963, and made its first deliveries in November 1994.
The CL-215, based on the Bristol Britannia, was the first design that allowed access by swinging the entire rear fuselage.
why??? 1. paramilitary search and rescue
2. suppress forest firesmodern
3.firefighting amphibious flying boat for use in detecting
paramilitary search and rescue
why suppress forest fires
In recognition of its abilities, the aircraft was awarded the prestigious Batefuegos de oro (gold fire extinguisher).
why create a modern firefighting amphibious flying boat for use in detecting
CL-215 firefighting aircraft, maximum takeoff weight of 19,890 kg, maximum cruising speed of 376 km / hour, patrol flight speed of 204 km / hour, remove the main cabin of the aircraft after the tank is also used for regional transportation can be arranged 35 seat, toilet and other things
The CL-215 is a twin-engine, high-wing aircraft designed to operate well at low speeds and in gust-loading circumstances, as are found over forest fires. It is also able to land and take off from short, unpaved airstrips.
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