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CN-235-100 MPA (Maritime Patrol Aircraft)

The CN-235-100 aircraft is twin turboprop powered and pressurized. It has high cantilever wings and retractable landing gears. Its great versatility includes the capability for quick conversion into numerous configurations, remarkably enhanced by virtue of a rear loading ramp and door. The aircraft is certified under FAR Part 25 and Part 36. The CN-235 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) is an optimum combination of an advanced multi purpose platform, featuring: medium range capability, larga cabin space, state of the art, sophisticated and fully integrated mission avionics systems. This advanced MPA platform offers an efficient, cost effective means of detecting, locating, classifying, identifying, and recording targets to satisfy multi-mission, such as: With it's presurrized cabin and powered by two General Electric CT7-9C engines, the MPA version has an endurance of greater than 8 hours, with Maximum Take-off Weight (MTOW) of 16,000 kg. That's significant accomplishment.

PT. Industri Pesawat Terbang Nusantara (IPTN) in Indonesia was officially founded on August 23, 1976 proceeding the mandate given by HE. President Soeharto to Prof. Dr.-Ing. B. J. Habibie on January 28, 1974. Under Dr. Habibie's leadership, IPTN provided a technological capability as one of the nine vehicles for the transformation of Industries. IPTN's facilities are located in Bandung, about 180 km south east of Jakarta, Indonesia. The company also has production plants in Tasikmalaya and Batu Poron. The goals of national development and the global market business opportunities challenge IPTN to promote the advanced technology in air transportation system. Based on that reason the ultimate aim of IPTN is to become a center of excellence in aerospace, mainly in producing regional commuter airplanes with a seating of 20 to 130 passenger.


Country of Origin Indonesia
Builder PT. Industri Pesawat Terbang Nusantara (IPTN)
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Wing Span
Engine General Electric CT7-9C
1,750 SHP at normal take-off power
1,850 SHP Max. take-off power (APR on)
Propeller4 blades Advanced Hamilton Standard 14 RF-21
Take-off distance to 50 ft. screen altitude
ECS and engine anti ice "off"
T.O. flaps, landing gear "down"
All engines operatives
3,471 ft. 1,058 m.
Max. rate of climb
All engine operatives
One engine operatives

19.49 ft/sec.
5.085 ft./sec.

5,94 m/sec.
1.55 m/sec.
Max. cruise speed 207 KTAS 383.364 km/h.
Long range speed 189 KTAS 350.082 km/h.
Patrol speed at patrol altitude and medium weight 170 KTAS 314.840 km/h.
Take-off distance 6.496 ft. 1.980 m
Landing distance from 50ft. screen
Altitude, flaps and landing gear "down"
Max. landing weight, with reserve thrust
3,592 ft. 1095 m
Landing without reserve thrust 4,035 ft. 1,230 m
Endurance 8 hours
Range 1,000 NM.
Max. ramp weight 16,200 kg.
Max. take-off weight 16,000 kg.
Max. landing weight 15,800 kg.
Max. zero fuel weight 14,500 kg.
Max. useful load 4,000 kg.
Max. fuel capacity 4,200 kg.
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