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EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry - United States, 2009

Detailing the development and operational history of the EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft.

 Entry last updated on 6/13/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ¬©

  EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry  
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The EADS CASA HC-144 of the US Coast Guard is an SAR variant of the successful CN-235 series transport.

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EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry Specifications

Service Year: 2009
Type: Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): EADS North America - USA
Total Production: 13

Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 70.24 feet (21.41 meters)
Overall Width: 84.65 feet (25.80 meters)
Overall Height: 26.84 feet (8.18 meters)

Weight (Empty): 21,605 lb (9,800 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 36,376 lb (16,500 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)

Engine: 2 x General Electric CT7 turboprop engines developing 1,870 shaft horsepower each.

Maximum Speed: 236 knots (272 mph; 437 kph)
Maximum Range: 1,566 nautical miles (1,802 miles; 2,900 km)

Armament / Mission Payload


Global Operators (Customers, Users)

United States

Model Variants

HC-144 - Base Series Designation
HC-144A - Initial Production Version

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