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MELEX Turbine Dromader

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M18T
Aircraft
Name Turbine Dromader
Manufacturer MELEX
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L1T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Single
Position Nose mounted
Landing gear Tricycle fixed
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

MELEX Turbine Dromader
MELEX T-45 Turbine Dromader
PZL-MIELEC Turbine Dromader
PZL-MIELEC M-18 Turbine Dromader


MELEX Turbine Dromader

MELEX Turbine Dromader MELEX Turbine Dromader 3D

Description

Turboprop version of the PZL-MIELEC Dromader powered with Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-45 engine. First flew in 1985 and was given FAA certification in April 1986.

Technical Data

Wing span 17.7 m58.071 ft
Length 9.5 m31.168 ft
Height 3.7 m12.139 ft
Powerplant 1 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-45
Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 124 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 530 m ROC 1360 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 360 m
MTOW 53005,300 kg
5.3 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL220 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 520520 nm
963,040 m
963.04 km
3,159,580.055 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving M18T

None on SKYbrary