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ล.     BTL.7     IAI 201 Arava
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History

1980 acquired the RTAF three IAI Arava 201.

The Arava is used not in the classical transport role however used as reconnaissance aircraft.The Arava was used from 1980 to approx. 1993 of the 404 Sqn. From 1993 to 2003 the same planes were used by the 605 sqn. and to fly today as part of the Sqn 402.

Geschichte

1980 erwarb die RTAF drei IAI Arava 201. Die Arava wird jedoch nicht in der klassischen Transportrolle eingesetzt sondern wird als Aufklärer verwendet. Die Arava wurde von 1980 bis ca. 1993 von der 404 Staffel verwendet. Ab 1993 bis 2003 wurden die gleichen Flugzeuge von der 605 Staffel verwendet und fliegen heute als Teil der Staffel 402. 

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404 Sqn. 4 Wing

404 Sqn. 4 Wing 404 Sqn. 4 Wing
 
  605 Sqn. 6 Wing 605 Sqn. 6 Wing 402 Sqn. 4 Wing
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Pictures

Bilder

IAI Arava 201 #40457  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum) IAI Arava 201 #40458  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum) (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). IAI Arava 201 #60510  (Photo courtesy of  Phakphum Tangkijjarak). IAI Arava 201 #60510  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum)
   
IAI Arava 201 #60511  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum) IAI Arava 201 #60510  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum) IAI Arava 201 #60511  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum)
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Serial, IAI Arava 201
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
201 BTL.7-1/21 0056 40210 402 Sqn 4. Wing RTAFB Thakli 1980 Present ...
201 BTL.7-2/21 0057 40211 402 Sqn 4. Wing RTAFB Thakli 1980 Present ...
201 BTL.7-3/21 0058 40212 402 Sqn 4. Wing RTAFB Thakli 1980 Present ...
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Specifications

IAI Arava 201

Wingspan

Spannweite

20.96 m

Length

Länge

12.69 m

Height

Höhe

5.21 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

43.68 m²

Engine

Motor

2× Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34 turboprops, 750 shp each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

326 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

3,999 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

6,804 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

6.6 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

7,620 m

Range

Reichweite

1,056 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

none
Capacity Zuladung Crew 2
                   

- Last update 27. December 2012

Written 1. November 2005

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