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DHC 515 Firefighter

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboprop
ApplicationAmphibious
Final assembly Victoria International
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Amphibious firefighting aircraft previously known as the Viking CL-515 or Canadair 515 First Responder. A turbine-powered version of the Bombardier CL-215T, a twin engine high wing aircraft.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Canadair CL-215 1965 / 1967 1990 Baseline variant.
Canadair CL-415 1993 / 1993 2015 Upgraded turboprop variant.
DHC 515 Firefighter 2022 / 2022 Updated version of firefighting amphibious aircraft.

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