Design began 1977; first flight of prototype
28 February 1979; first flight of production
aircraft early 1980; entered service January 1982 as Cresco
08-600; certified in Standard and Restricted categories 9
April 1984. This variant was supplanted by Cresco 08-750
in November 1992. First flight of PT6A-34AG version
18 November 1992.
Cresco 08-600: Initial version, with
447kW Honeywell LTP 101-
600A-1A or -700A turboprop.
First nine aircraft (including prototype) only. No longer
Cresco 750: With higher-powered 559kW
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34AG engine; launched
1992 (first delivery 23 December) as 08-600-
34AG. However, aircraft are registered as 08-600s.
PAC 750XL: Described separately.
Total 39 Crescos built by July 2003. One
delivered to Kevron Pty Ltd in Australia during 1998 is
used for geophysical exploration. Cresco operators located
in New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia and Bangladesh.
| Take-off weight||3742 kg||8250 lb|
| Loaded weight||1338 kg||2950 lb|
| Wingspan||12.81 m||42 ft 0 in|
| Length||11.07 m||36 ft 4 in|
| Height||3.84 m||13 ft 7 in|
| Wing area||27.31 m2||293.96 sq ft|
| Max. speed||282 km/h||175 mph|
| Cruise speed||259 km/h||161 mph|
| Ceiling||8230 m||27000 ft|
|Cameron Bishop, e-mail, 16.07.2015 21:24|
Jasmi did you find the information you were requiring?
|deaftom, e-mail, 09.03.2011 19:31|
This is an independently developed version of the license-built Fletcher FU-24 Utility.
|Moktar Nawawi, e-mail, 17.04.2008 19:45|
Looking for aircraft that is cost effcitve,multi purpose and at the same time give turbine hours for the pilot.Pls let have more details for consideration.
|A S Gill, e-mail, 23.11.2007 11:56|
I would be grateful if you would send more details of this aircraft, like payload per trip etc., cost of operations, and cost of the aircraft
|Jasmi Ab. Hamid, e-mail, 29.06.2007 11:51|
After watching the video show on the Cresco, appreciate if you could send me detail information regarding this aircraft. Our intention is to study a suitable aircraft together with the spray system for fertilizer spraying (dust) over oil palm platation.
Jasmi Ab. Hamid
Rangkaian Pintar Sdn. Bhd.
Do you have any comments?
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