Papua New Guinea Defence Force
use of the CASA CN235M-100

in Papua New Guinea Defence Force Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Total Still Active: 1
Total Now Stored: 1
Service Entry: 1991
Retirement: current
Main Role: Transport
Origin: Spain


Two CASA-built CN235M-100 obtained direct from the manufacturer in 1991. Used by the Air Transport Squadron. (Nurtanio-built aircraft with these construction numbers went to the RoKAF). Both aircraft were withdrawn shortly after arrival due to funding shortages, but one aircraft was returned to service in 2006.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
P2-0501 C048   1991 wfu 1992
P2-0502 C049   1991 wfu 1992?, seen 2001, returned to service 2006


None at present.

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