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EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry

United States (2009)
Picture of EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft
Picture of EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft

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


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 ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

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Any available statistics for the EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering country-of-origin, operational status, manufacture(s) and total quantitative production. Other qualities showcased are related to structural values (namely dimensions), installed power and standard day performance figures, installed or proposed armament and mission equipment (if any), global users (from A-to-Z) and series model variants (if any).






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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.


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Origin: United States
Year: 2009
Type: Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): EADS North America - USA
Production: 13
Global Operators:
United States
Historical Commitments / Honors:

Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.
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Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Weights:
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.

Operational
CREW


Personnel
2


Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
70.24 ft


Meters
21.41 m


Dimension
WIDTH


Feet
84.65 ft


Meters
25.8 m


Dimension
HEIGHT


Feet
26.84 ft


Meters
8.18 m


Weight
EMPTY


Pounds
21,605 lb


Kilograms
9,800 kg


Weight
LOADED


Pounds
36,376 lb


Kilograms
16,500 kg

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Installed Power - Standard Day Performance:
2 x General Electric CT7 turboprop engines developing 1,870 shaft horsepower each.

Performance
SPEED


Miles-per-Hour
272 mph


Kilometers-per-Hour
437 kph


Knots
236 kts


Performance
RANGE


Miles
1,802 mi


Kilometers
2,900 km


Nautical Miles
1,566 nm

Armament - Hardpoints (0):

None.
Variants: Series Model Variants
• HC-144 - Base Series Designation
• HC-144A - Initial Production Version