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Indonesian Aerospace N-245

Indonesia (2020)
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The N-245 is another under-development aircraft venture by Indonesian Aerospace for the military sphere.


Detailing the development and operational history of the Indonesian Aerospace N-245 Medium-Lift Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Military Transport Aircraft.  Entry last updated on 6/22/2017. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

For decades the nation of Indonesia has operated the Spanish CASA C-235 high-winged transport at both the civilian and military levels. With a renewal of initiative in its aerospace sector, it was only natural then that the country moved to local production of the proven and globally-popular series - though with modifications to suit local requirements. This has spawned the "N-245" product by Indonesian Aerospace and the aircraft remains in development as of this writing.

Development of the N-245 began in 2016. Now firmly with government backing, a first-flight of a prototype is tentatively scheduled for 2019.

The N-245 is essentially an offshoot of the Spanish design, retaining all of the form and function of the original save for a lengthened fuselage, all-new T-style tail unit and a shift to Pratt & Whitney engines. It seats fifty passengers and sports a crew of two. Power is from two engines, these underslung at each wing mainplane. With the high-mounted wings, the N-245 is set to have excellent Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) capabilities as well as good short-field/rough-field performance and "hot-and-high" abilities. The series is intended primarily for military service and will feature systems common to military transport types (though it will lack the rear-loading ramp of the C-235). Power is from 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada turboprop engines, these readily available in the region and offered at a good price.

Any available statistics for the Indonesian Aerospace N-245 Medium-Lift Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Military Transport 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 (280mph).

    Graph average of 225 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.


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Origin: Indonesia
Year: 2020
Type: Medium-Lift Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Military Transport Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Indonesian Aerospace (IAe) - Indonesia
Production: 0
Global Operators:
Indonesia (planned)
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
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Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Weights:
Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Indonesian Aerospace N-245 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.

Operational
CREW


Personnel
2


Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
73.82 ft


Meters
22.5 m


Dimension
WIDTH


Feet
85.30 ft


Meters
26 m


Dimension
HEIGHT


Feet
26.90 ft


Meters
8.2 m


Weight
EMPTY


Pounds
22,046 lb


Kilograms
10,000 kg


Weight
LOADED


Pounds
35,274 lb


Kilograms
16,000 kg

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Installed Power - Standard Day Performance:
2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada turboprop engines of unknown model and output driving four-bladed propeller units.

Performance
SPEED


Miles-per-Hour
280 mph


Kilometers-per-Hour
450 kph


Knots
243 kts


Performance
RANGE


Miles
2,734 mi


Kilometers
4,400 km


Nautical Miles
2,376 nm


Performance
CEILING


Feet
26,247 ft


Meters
8,000 m


Miles
4.97 mi


Performance
CLIMB RATE


Feet-per-Minute
1,800 ft/min


Meters-per-Minute
549 m/min

Armament - Hardpoints (0):

None.
Variants: Series Model Variants
• N-245 - Base Series Designation.