PC9

PILATUS PC-9 Beech

Aircraft
Name
PC-9 Beech
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L1T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Single
Position
Nose mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
PILATUS Hudournik
PILATUS PC-9
PILATUS PC-9 Hudournik
HAWKER DE HAVILLAND PC-9

PC9

Advanced trainer. In service since 1985 (T-6A since 2000). More powerful development of PILATUS PC-7 turbo trainer with new cockpit and tail. Major operators in Europe, Asia and Africa. In Germany operating 10 PC-8Bs as target towings. Further development by RAYTHEON, United States, T-6A Texan II for US Air Force and US Navy (700 aircraft). Export customers of T-6A are Canada (24 aircraft designated CT-156 Harvard II) and Greece (45 aircraft).

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.10 m
Length (metric)
10.20 m
Height (metric)
3.30 m
Powerplant

PC-9: 1 x 1.150 SHP P&W PT6A-62 turbo-prop with 4 blade propeller.

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
227 m
MTOW
3200 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
4000 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
300 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
380
Range
887 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
417 m

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