PILATUS Chiricahua

Aircraft
Name: 
Chiricahua
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
High wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code: 
L1T
Engine: 
Turboprop
Engine Count: 
Single
Position: 
Nose mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle fixed
Manufacturered as
FAIRCHILD (1) Heli-Porter
FAIRCHILD (1) PC-6 Heli-Porter
FAIRCHILD HILLER AU-23 Peacemaker
FAIRCHILD HILLER Heli-Porter
FAIRCHILD HILLER PC-6 Heli-Porter
FAIRCHILD HILLER Peacemaker
PILATUS Chiricahua
PILATUS PC-6A Turbo-Porter
PILATUS PC-6B Turbo-Porter
PILATUS PC-6C Turbo-Porter
PILATUS Turbo-Porter
PILATUS UV-20 Chiricahua

PC6T

Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) utility transport aircraft. In service since 1965. Turboprop development of PC-6 Porter. First flight in 1959. Replaced by PC-6/B2-H2 in 1970. Current version PC-6/B2-H4 with increased max. take-off weight, revised wingtips, strengthened airframe structure and improved gear. Also used by military as troop-transporter and ambulance aircraft. US Army type UV-20 Chiricahuas. Licence production by FAIRCHILD, United States, as PC-6 Heli-Porter and UA-23 Peacemaker.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
15.90 m
Length: 
10.90 m
Height: 
3.20 m
Powerplant: 

1 x 550 SHP P&W PT6A-27 turboprop with 3 blade propeller.

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
197 m
MTOW: 
2800 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
940 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: 
115 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
250
Range: 
870 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: 
127 m

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