What is a CASA C-212 Aviocar?

What is a CASA C-212 Aviocar?

The CASA C-212 Aviocar is a turboprop-powered STOL medium cargo aircraft designed and built by CASA in Spain for civil and military use.

How many CASA C-212s are still in service?

Airlines took note of the type’s success with the military, so CASA developed a commercial version, the first examples of which were delivered in July 1975. In August 2006 a total of 30 CASA C-212 aircraft (all variants) remain in airline service around the world.

What happened to the Airbus C-212?

In 2010, Airbus Military said it could no longer afford to produce the C-212 in Europe and after production in Seville slowed to four in two years, the last C-212 produced in Spain was delivered in late December 2012 to the Vietnam Marine Police . Over 42 years, 477 aircraft have been produced for 92 operators.

What is a CASA C-212-200?

The CASA C-212-200 is also a popular skydiving aircraft, known for its large capacity, fast climb, and large tailgate exit ramp. Military version known as T-12D in Spanish service and Tp 89 for the Swedish Air Force. Specialised ASW and maritime patrol aircraft have been built from this version. C-212-200 built under licence by IPTN.