Pilatus PC-12

1991

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Pilatus PC-12

The first prototype flew on May 31, 1991.

Pilatus PC-12

Specification 
 MODELPC-12
 CREW1-2
 PASSENGERS9
 ENGINE1 x Pratt & Whitney PT6A-67B, 1327kW
 WEIGHTS
  Take-off weight4000 kg8819 lb
  Empty weight2386 kg5260 lb
  Payload1150kg2535 lb
 DIMENSIONS
  Wingspan13.78 m45 ft 3 in
  Length13.96 m46 ft 10 in
  Height4.14 m14 ft 7 in
 PERFORMANCE
  Cruise speed497 km/h309 mph
  Ceiling7620 m25000 ft

Comments
Kevin Stark, e-mail, 05.12.2010 03:38

The stats listed above are quite out of date. The aircraft has gone from Series 9 to Series 10 to the NG (next generation), HP has gone up on each. Take-off weight has gone up. Cruise speed also increased. Service ceiling is 30,000 ft. Avionics has led the way in each new series. I have about 6,000 hours in this aircraft (95 % single pilot) and have enjoyed every minute of my flying with the machine.

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Buz Allen, e-mail, 10.10.2010 02:44

The best thing about the PC-12 is it's a Mooney on Steroids!! What other turbo-prop a /c has an 18:1 glide ratio and is built like a battleship with the most reliable engine ever Built and so economical to operate!! Leave to the worlds best watchmakers to put the other aviation co's to shame!!

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nadine, e-mail, 23.09.2008 22:10

Hello, I would like to have the names of some companies that use your pilatus pc-12 aircraft. This information is for my schooling research. Thank you for your time Nadine schmitt

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Jose Bogarin, e-mail, 25.06.2007 03:37

I currently own a Cessna Caravan, and im looking for a transition to a pilatus pc 12, do you recommend me changing my caravan foe the pc 12 for 1.5 million more?

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Jose Maria, e-mail, 23.05.2007 17:30

Seņores, soy de Argentina y quisiera saber el precio de PILATUS PC 12 usado.Gracias

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stephanie hudson, e-mail, 17.01.2007 01:45

We just purchased a pc-12 from Africa and waiting the arrival , we currently own a citation III, an Mu-2Long body. We just sold our CJ-2, What kind of transition do I have to look forward to in flying this aircraft.

I'm trying to find a school that will certify me without having to go for a solid seventeen days.

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