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MELEX Turbine Dromader

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Name Turbine Dromader
Manufacturer MELEX
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Light
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


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)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
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
Ceiling FL220 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 520520 nm
963,040 m
963.04 km
3,159,580.055 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving M18T

None on SKYbrary