Our Aircraft

Current and past aircraft use in SAR Training and Missions

CH 149 Cormorant Helicopter

  • Crew: 5

    • 1-Aircraft Commander, 1-First Officer, 1-Flight Engineer, 2-SAR Techs

  • Capacity:

    • 30 seated troops or

    • 45 standing troops or

    • 16 stretchers with medics

  • Length: 74 ft 10 in (22.81 m)

  • Rotor diameter: 61 ft 0 in (18.59 m)

  • Height: 21 ft 10 in (6.65 m)

  • Empty weight: 23,150 lb (10,500 kg)

  • Max take off weight: 32,188 lb (14,600 kg)

  • Range: 1018 Km

CC 115 Buffalo

  • Crew: 6

    • 1-Aircraft Commander, 1-First Officer, 1-Flight Engineer, 1- Navigator, 2-SAR Techs

  • Capacity:

    • 41 seated troops or

    • 24 stretchers with medics

  • Length: 79 ft 0 in (24.08 m)

  • Wingspan: 96 ft 0 in (29.96 m)

  • Height: 28 ft 8 in (8.73 m)

  • Max take off weight: 49,200 lb (22,316 kg)

  • Range: 2,240 km

CC 130 Hercules

  • Crew: 7

    • 1-Aircraft Commander, 1-First Officer, 1-Flight Engineer, 1- Navigator, 1- Loadmaster, 2-SAR Techs

  • Capacity:

    • 92 seated troops or

    • 64 airborn troops or

    • 74 litter patients with 2 medics

    • 6 pallets

  • Length: 97 ft 9 in (28.9 m)

  • Wingspan 132 ft 7 in (40.4 m)

  • Height: 38 ft 3 in (11.6 m)

  • Empty weight: 75,800 lb (33,000 kg)

  • Max take off weight: 150,000 lb (70,300 kg)

  • Range 4,488 nm (7,222 km)

CH 146 Griffon  Helicopter

  • Crew: 4-5

    • 1-Aircraft Commander, 1-First Officer, 1-Flight Engineer, 1to 2-SAR Techs

  • Capacity:

    • 8 seated troops or

    • 6 stretchers 

  • Length: 56 ft 1 in (17.1 m)

  • Rotor diameter: 45 ft 11 in (14 m)

  • Height: 15 ft 1 in (4.6 m)

  • Max take off weight: 11,900 lb (5,355 kg)

  • Range: 354nm (656 km)

Past Aircraft

CH 113 Labrador Helicopter

CC 138 Twin Otter

Twin Huey Helicopter

CSR 110 Albatross

CSR 110 Albatross

Consolidated PBY Canso

H21 Helicopter

CC108 Caribou

CC 129 Dakota

Past Aircraft