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Grob G120

Lightweight Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft

The Grob G120 lightweight basic prop-driven trainer from Germany serves in the air forces of several notable powers including Canada, France, and Israel.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/3/2019
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Year: 1999
Status: Active, In-Service
Manufacturer(s): Grob Aircraft - Germany
Production: 70
Crew: 2
Length: 28.22 ft (8.6 m)
Width: 33.46 ft (10.2 m)
Height: 8.43 ft (2.57 m)
Weight (Empty): 2,116 lb (960 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 3,307 lb (1,500 kg)
Power: 1 x Lycoming AEIO-540-D4D5 air-cooled flat-six piston engine developing 260 horsepower.
Speed: 199 mph (320 kph; 173 kts)
Ceiling: 18,045 feet (5,500 m; 3.42 miles)
Range: 957 miles (1,540 km; 832 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,280 ft/min (390 m/min)
Operators: Argentina; Canada; France; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Mexico; Myanmar; United Kingdom; United States

Program Updates

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.



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Variants / Models

• 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.
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