Welcome to Government Flying Service Jetstream 41 (J41)


Manufactured in September 1997
Service period: Year (1999 - 2016)


  • Manufacturer: British Aerospace (Operation) Limited
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 11,000 kg
  • Maximum speed: 250 knots
  • Maximum range: 1490 nm
  • Fuel capacity: 2600 kg of Jet A-1, 6 hours with diversion fuel and 500 nm (900 Km) radius of action
  • Engine model : Two Honeywell (Garrett) TPE331-14 turbo-prop engines with 1650 SHP
  • McCauley propeller with 5-Blades
  • Aircraft dimension:
    • 63 ft 5 in (L) x 18 ft 5 in (H)
    • 60 ft 5.3 in (Wing span), 21 ft 11 in (Horizontal stabilizer span)
  • 8- Seats configuration of this aircraft in the cabin including one forward observer seat, two double passenger seats, one single passenger seat, one console operator seat and one rear observer seat.
  • Multi-mission surveillance airplane with main baggage bulkhead door

Mission and Equipment

  • Search and rescue (SAR)
    • Flare launching system for deployment smoke location markers and datum marker buoy
    • Video data downlink system for real-time image transfer
    • 360 degree search radar and forward looking infrared (FLIR) detection system
  • Medical evacuation
  • Convert police patrols for detecting smuggling, illegal immigrants and drug trafficking.
  • Aerial survey (Supporting Lands Department)
    • High quality aerial survey camera with data from GPS to provide photographs for the production of maps, survey of land reclamation and associated tasks.
  • Meteorological measurement (Supporting Hong Kong Observatory)
    • AIMMS-20 air data system to provide real-time data for meteorological analysts