European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research April 22, 2018, 18:09

Aircraft: CASA 212 AR - INTA

CASA 212 AR - INTA
Aircraft acronym CASA 212 AR - INTA Registration number EC-DTV
Operator Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial Transnational Access status Open to TA
Manufacturer Construcciones Aeronauticas S.A, C-212-200 Engine category Turbo propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 15.2 m
  • Height: 6.31 m
  • Wingspan: 19.0 m
Airplane dimensions 15.2 m 6.31 m 19.0 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 46 m/s
Max speed 102 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 72 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 93 m/s
Ascent rate 8 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 300 ft
  • Above ground: 500 ft
Max ceiling 25 000 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 12 000 ft
Ceiling limitations

portable oxygen

Payload
Empty weight 4 300 kg
Max take-off weight 7 700 kg
Max payload 2 800 kg
Max scientific payload 2 800 kg (X-coordinate of 2nd point)
Usual scientific payload during measurements 900 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance 700 kg (X-coordinate of 1st point)
Aircraft autonomy

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 4 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload 1 h (Y-coordinate of 2nd point)

Range
Max range 1 760 km (at min scientific payload and max fuel)
Conditions for max range

n/c

Range at max scientific payload None km
Usual range during measurement flight 250 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

VFR, IFR, icing

Take-off runway length 630 m
Engines

2 x Garrett AiResearch TPE-331-10R-513C

Avionics

Radioaltimeter, weather RADAR, GPS receiver

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

4

Seats available for scientists

5

Cabin

Length 6.55 m
Width 1.9 m
Height 1.8 m
Apertures

1 x cargo back door: W1.70 m x H1.80 m
1 x main cabin door: W0.70 m x H1.58 m
2 x crew cockpit door (2): W0.58 m x H1.10 m
1 x emergency door: W0.56 m x H0.94 m

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

cabin floor area: 10.5 m2
cabine volume: 22.3 m3

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

n/a

Windows

n/c

Openings

n/c

Hard points

2 wing stations for carryng PMS probes

Inlets

Three inlets:
- Two inlets for gases
- One inlet for a filter sampler

Additionnal systems

Flight test data acquisition system that can record up to 55 parameters

Acquisition systems

Two acquisition systems are available:
- General purpose acqu. system to measure and record airplane performances.
- Specific purpose acqu. system for environmental applications.

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

22.4 kW

Electrical power (kW) and voltages (V) available for scientists

2.0 kW - 220VAC - 50Hz
0.46 kW - 115VAC - 60Kz
1.8 kW - 28VDC

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 312609

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