AC56

AERO (1) Commander 560

Aircraft
Name
Commander 560
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
L
Type Code
L2P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AERO (1) L-26B Commander 560
AERO (1) U-4A Commander 560
AERO (1) Commander 560
AERO COMMANDER Commander 560
AERO COMMANDER 560 Commander 560

AC56

Utility and corporate aircraft. In wide spread service since 1955. Developed from 1955 to 1960. Based on the 520 series.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
14.90 m
Length (metric)
11.20 m
Height (metric)
4.60 m
Powerplant

2 x 275 HP Lycoming GO-480-D1A or

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming O-480
Lycoming O-540
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
390 m
MTOW
3400 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
180 kts
ROC
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
200 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
210
Range
1500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
180 kts
MCS
n/a
ROD
1000 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
430 m

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