Fairchild Merlin IIIA
The Fairchild Merlin IIIA is a fast turboprop powered aircraft. This pressurized large survey aircraft with dual camera hatches (allowing dual camera installation to obtain multiple sensor imagery simultaneously) has an operating speed of up to 285 kts (530 km/h) and it has a service ceiling of up to 31.000 ft. The operational endurance is max 7.5 hours. The nature of this aircraft makes it especially well-suited for large and far-away projects (e.g. Africa and Middle-East).