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PC-6 - Pilatus Porter

Role
CountrySwitzerland
BuilderPilatus Aircraft Ltd
StatusIn Production
Number built
Customers
Comparable Aircraft
WING SPAN 15.87 M 52.07 FT
WING AREA 30.15 M2 324.54 FT2
OVERALL LENGTH 10.90 M 35.76 FT
HEIGHT 3.20 M 10.50 FT
TRACK 3.00 M 9.84 FT
BASIC EMPTY WEIGHT (STANDARD IFR) 1,395 KG 3,075 LB
The basic empty weight is defined as the complete aircraft, empty of usable fuel and without optional equipment, but including engine oil, unusable fuel and items of equipment that are an integral part of the basic aircraft.
MAXIMUM OPERATING WEIGHTS
MAX. RAMP WEIGHT 2,810 KG 6,195 LB
MAX. TAKE-OFF WEIGHT 2,800 KG 6,173 LB
MAX. LANDING WEIGHT 2,660 KG 5,863 LB
MAX. ZERO FUEL WEIGHT 2,400 KG 5,291 LB
The above weights comply with CAR 3.
CENTER OF GRAVITY RANGE UP TO 1,450 KG (3,197 LB) 11% TO 38% MAC
AT 2,800 KG (6,173 LB) 32% TO 38% MAC
With linear variation between given points.
Equivalent Air Speeds (EAS) at Max. Operating Weight
DESIGN DIVING SPEED (VD) 167 KNOTS
NEVER EXCEED SPEED (VNE) 151 KNOTS
DESIGN CRUISING SPEED (VC) 119 KNOTS
MAX. FLAP EXTENDED SPEED (VFE) 95 KNOTS
STALL SPEED (IDLE POWER) WITH FLAPS UP (VS) 58 KNOTS
STALL SPEED (IDLE POWER) WITH FLAPS DOWN (VSO) 52 KNOTS
MAX. SPEED IN LEVEL FLIGHT WITH MAX. CONTINUOUS POWER (VH) 125 KNOTS
RANGE
CAPACITY CAPACITY CAPACITY RANGE RANGE
US GAL LITRE KG KM NM
WING FUEL TANK 170 644 515 926 500
UNDERWING TANKS 128 487 390 685 370
TOTAL FUEL CAPACITY 298 1,131 905 1,611 870
FUEL CONSUMPTION/H 39 148 118.8
PERFORMANCE
ALTITUDE LIMITS
MAX. OPERATING ALTITUDE 25,000 FT
SERVICE CEILING (AT MAX. WEIGHT) 20,500 FT
TEMPERATURE LIMITS MINIMUM 55 C
MAXIMUM + 55 C
NORMAL LOAD FACTORS
MAX. POSITIVE G + 3.58 G
MAX. NEGATIVE G 1.43 G
MAX. POSITIVE G WITH FLAPS DOWN + 2.00 G
WING LOADING 92.87 KG/M2 19.02 LB/FT2
CLIMB
MAX. RATE OF CLIMB AT SEA LEVEL 1,010 FT/MIN
MAX. RATE OF CLIMB AT 5,000 FT 935 FT/MIN
TAKE-OFF AND LANDING PERFORMANCE
NORMAL CONDITIONS
TAKE-OFF GROUND ROLL AT SEA LEVEL 197 M 646 FT
TAKE-OFF DISTANCE TO 15 M (50 FT) 475 M 1,558 FT
LANDING GROUND ROLL AT SEA LEVEL* 127 M 417 FT
LANDING DISTANCE FROM 15 M (50 FT)* 315 M 1,033 FT
* Reverse thrust selected on touchdown.
STOL CONDITIONS
TAKE-OFF GROUND ROLL AT SEA LEVEL 197 M 646 FT
TAKE-OFF DISTANCE TO 15 M (50 FT) 440 M 1,443 FT
Distance to clear 15 m (50 ft) 475 m (1,558 ft)
Ground roll: 197 m (646 ft)
Distance to clear 15 m (50 ft) 315 m (1,033 ft)
Ground roll 127 m (417 ft)




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