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EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry

Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft

EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry

Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



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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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 2009
MANUFACTURER(S): EADS North America - USA
PRODUCTION: 13
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 70.24 feet (21.41 meters)
WIDTH: 84.65 feet (25.8 meters)
HEIGHT: 26.84 feet (8.18 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 21,605 pounds (9,800 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 36,376 pounds (16,500 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x General Electric CT7 turboprop engines developing 1,870 shaft horsepower each.
SPEED (MAX): 272 miles-per-hour (437 kilometers-per-hour; 236 knots)
RANGE: 1,802 miles (2,900 kilometers; 1,566 nautical miles)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• HC-144 - Base Series Designation
• HC-144A - Initial Production Version






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Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 300mph
Lo: 150mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (272mph).

    Graph average of 225 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue