The Grob G120 lightweight basic prop-driven trainer from Germany serves in the air forces of several notable powers including Canada, France, and Israel.
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Credit: Image from official Grob marketing material.
May 2018 - The Indonesia Air Force became the recipient of six additional G120TP turboprop-powered basic trainers from Grob. The service now fields a fleet of thirty such aircraft. The order dates back to a deal signed in 2011 of which the initial twenty-four were received from the period spanning 2013 to 2016.
July 2018 - The G120TP trainer was debuted publicly for the first time at Farnborough 2018.
Status Active, In-Service
[ 70 Units ] : Grob Aircraft - Germany
Argentina; Canada; France; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Mexico; Myanmar; United Kingdom; United States
28.22 ft (8.6 m)
33.46 ft (10.2 m)
8.43 ft (2.57 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Grob G120A production model)
2,116 lb (960 kg)
3,307 lb (1,500 kg)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Grob G120A production model)
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Grob G120A production model)
199 mph (320 kph; 173 kts)
18,045 feet (5,500 m; 3.42 miles)
957 miles (1,540 km; 832 nm)
1,280 ft/min (390 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Grob G120A production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Grob G120A production model)
G120 - Base Series Designation.
G120A (Air-Cooled) - Fitted with Lycoming AEIO-540-D4D5 air-cooled engine of 260 horsepower.
G120TP ("Turboprop") - Fitted with a Rolls-Royce 250-B17F turboprop engine of 456 horsepower.
(Cockpit image represents the Grob G120TP production model)
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