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Tecnam P2002 Sierra

Lightweight Utility / Trainer Aircraft

Tecnam P2002 Sierra

Lightweight Utility / Trainer Aircraft

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The Tecnam P2002 fulfills a market need for lightweight, uncomplicated two-seat single-engine aircraft.
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ORIGIN: Italy
YEAR: 2012
MANUFACTURER(S): Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam - Italy
PRODUCTION: 500
OPERATORS: Argentina; France; Iceland; Italy; United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Tecnam P2002 Sierra model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1
LENGTH: 21.65 feet (6.6 meters)
WIDTH: 29.53 feet (9 meters)
HEIGHT: 7.55 feet (2.3 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 728 pounds (330 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 1,323 pounds (600 kilograms)
ENGINE: 1 x Rotax 912 S2 engine developing 100 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
SPEED (MAX): 180 miles-per-hour (290 kilometers-per-hour; 157 knots)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• P2002 "Sierra" - Base Series Designation
• P2002 JF - Fixed tricycle undercarriage; variable-pitch propeller.
• P2002 JR - Retractable undercarriage (hydraulic)
• P2002 EA - Kit-based assembly; fixed tricycle undercarriage.
• P2002 RG - Kit-based assembly; retractable undercarriage (pneumatic).


HISTORY



Detailing the development and operational history of the Tecnam P2002 Sierra Lightweight Utility / Trainer Aircraft.  Entry last updated on 9/22/2016. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com.
September 2016 - It was announced that the Argentine Air Force had committed to the procurement of eight P2002 JF basic trainers for its inventory. The lease deal, brokered by AeroTec Argentina SA, will see the aircraft assembled locally at a plant in Rivadavia.




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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 200mph
Lo: 100mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (180mph).

    Graph average of 150 miles-per-hour.
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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
Commitments / Honors
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Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
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Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur War
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