PC21

PILATUS PC-21

Aircraft
Name
PC-21
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
L
Type Code
L1T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Single
Position
In fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
PILATUS PC-21

PC21

Turboprop trainer aircraft with tandem cockpit. Manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. First flight in 2002, type certification in 2004. Can be used for various purposes, including simulation, basic, advanced and fighter lead-in training.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
9.11 m
Length (metric)
11.22 m
Height (metric)
3.75 m
Powerplant

1 x PT6A-68B turboprop (1600 shp)

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
490 m
MTOW
4250 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
4250 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
3325
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
2125 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
370 kts
MACH
0.72
Ceiling
380
Range
700 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
600 m

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