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
HAWKER DE HAVILLAND PC-9
PILATUS Hudournik
PILATUS PC-9
PILATUS PC-9 Hudournik

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: 
10.10 m
Length: 
10.20 m
Height: 
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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