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CANADAIR CL-415 SuperScooper

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Name CL-415 SuperScooper
Manufacturer CANADAIR
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
Type code A2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

CANADAIR SuperScooper
CANADAIR CL-415 SuperScooper

CANADAIR CL-415 SuperScooper

CANADAIR CL-415 SuperScooper


The Bombardier 415 Superscooper (formerly Canadair CL-415 SuperScooper) is a Canadian amphibious aircraft purpose-built as a water bomber. It is an aircraft designed and built specifically for aerial firefighting and is based on the company's CL-215 flying boat. It is marketed in the United States as the "Superscooper."

Technical Data

Wing span 28.63 m93.93 ft <br />
Length 19.82 m65.026 ft <br />
Height 8.98 m29.462 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 2.380 SHP P&W PW123AF turboprops with 4 blade propellers.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 145 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 840 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 670 m
MTOW 1980019,800 kg <br />19.8 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL175 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 13201,320 nm <br />2,444,640 m <br />2,444.64 km <br />8,020,472.447 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CL2T

None on SKYbrary