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Model

PC-12 PC-12/47E

Manufacturer

Pilatus

Equipped Price

$ 4,375,000

Pax Exec

7

Description

The PC-12 is a King Air class and size turboprop, the latest in a line of single engined PT6 powered Pilatus products. Compared to the King Air 200 twin, its major competitor, the PC-12's most significant design feature is its use of a single PT6A-67B turboshaft. Internally the PC-12's cabin is also longer (2.4in/6cm) and wider (by 6in/15cm) than the King Air 200's, and the same height. The cockpit features EFIS displays and the PC-12 is certificated for single pilot operation while each PC-12 built features a standard cargo door in the rear fuselage. Weather radar is an option but has been fitted to all production aircraft thus far. From 1997 the increased 4.5 tonne MTOW has been standard. New, smaller winglets were introduced in 1998. The PC-12 is offered in standard nine seat airliner form, in a four passenger seat/freight combi version and as a six place corporate transport. Most PC-12s built thus far have been corporate transports but recent important regulatory changes in Australia, Brazil, Canada and the USA have cleared single engine turboprops for IFR RPT operations in those nations. This has opened up new potential markets for the PC12 as a regional airliner, replacing older King Airs and elderly piston twins such as the Navajo Chieftain and Cessna 400 series.

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Performance Stats

Noise (db) 79.3
Exterior Length (ft) 47.3
Exterior Height (ft) 14
Exterior Wingspan (ft) 53.3
Cabin Length Net (ft) 16.9
Cabin Height (ft) 4.8
Cabin Width Max (ft) 5
Engines P&WC PT6A-67P
Output (lbs) 1,200
Inspection Interval (hours) 3,500t
Max Takeoff Weight (lbs) 10,450
Max Payload (lbs) 2,257
Useful Load (lbs) 3,713
Executive Payload (lbs) 1,400
Available Payload with Max Fuel (lbs) 1,009
Take Off Distance - Sea Level/ISA (ft) 2,650
Take Off Distance - 5000ft /25degs (ft) 4,450
Max Certificated Altitude (ft) 30,000
High Speed - True Airspeed (kts) 280
Max Payload Range - (NM) 1,402
Max Fuel Range - (NM) 1,544
600nm Trip Flight Time 2+18
600nm Trip Fuel Used 947
1000nm Trip Flight Time 3+49
1000nm Trip Fuel Used 1,489