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IAI 1125 Astra
Medium-range corporate jet. In service since 1985 (Astra SPX since 1996). Comprehensive development, retains only the tail unit and engine nacelles of IAI 1124 Westwind 1/2, with improved performance and increased cabin volume. The orginal Astra was replaced by the Astra SP in 1989, with upgraded avionics and EFIS cockpit. Latest Astra model is the Astra SP (special performance) with more powerful engines, long range winglets and modern avionics.
|Wing span||16.1 m52.822 ft|
|Length||16.9 m55.446 ft|
|Height||5.5 m18.045 ft|
|Powerplant||1125: 2 x 16.23 kN Garett TFE 731-3B-100G turbofans.
SP: 2 x 16,6 kN AlliedSignal TFE731-3C-200G turbofans. SPX: 2 x 18.91 kN AlliedSignal TFE731-40R-200G turbofans.
|Engine model||Garrett TFE731, Honeywell TFE731|
Accidents & Serious Incidents involving ASTR
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