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Pilatus PC-6 Porter


Single-Engine STOL Utility Aircraft


Aviation / Aerospace

Nearly 600 examples of the capable PC-6 have been built between Pilatus of Switzerland and Fairchild of the United States.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 4/29/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1959
Status
Active, In-Service
Crew
1
[ 595 Units ] :
Pilatus Aircraft - Switzerland / Fairchild Aircraft - USA
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- Transport
Length:
36.09 ft (11 m)
Width:
52.00 ft (15.85 m)
Height:
10.50 ft (3.2 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Pilatus PC-6 B2 (Turbo Porter) production model)
Empty Weight:
2,866 lb (1,300 kg)
MTOW:
6,173 lb (2,800 kg)
(Diff: +3,307lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Pilatus PC-6 B2 (Turbo Porter) production model)
1 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 turboprop engine developing 550 horsepower and driving a three- or four-bladed propeller at the nose.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Pilatus PC-6 B2 (Turbo Porter) production model)
Max Speed:
174 mph (280 kph; 151 kts)
Service Ceiling:
26,903 feet (8,200 m; 5.1 miles)
Max Range:
454 miles (730 km; 394 nm)
Rate-of-Climb:
945 ft/min (288 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Pilatus PC-6 B2 (Turbo Porter) production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Pilatus PC-6 B2 (Turbo Porter) production model)
PC-6 "Porter" - Base Series Designation.
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