Pilatus PC-7. Specifications. A photo.
Pilatus PC-7 - easy Swiss turboprop aircraft, designed in 1966, the aircraft manufacturer «Pilatus Aircraft Ltd.».
Pilatus PC-7 photo
Swiss aircraft manufacturers started to design a multi-purpose aircraft in the first half 60-ies of the last century. Aircraft manufacturers have tried to create a simple in its operational plan of the aircraft, the ability to find application in the civil aviation and military aviation, and, we are talking about a multi-purpose of the aircraft.
Despite the relatively large size of the aircraft, the aircraft Pilatus PC-7 has excellent aerodynamics, allowing the aircraft to a high rate of such properties as the maneuverability. It is thanks to the high maneuverability of the aircraft, the aircraft Pilatus PC-7 able to be used as a sports aircraft, including those used for implementation of aerobatic stunts that does is important, and is one of the factors why the model has received wide popularity among potential owners and operators of existing today.
In addition to the civil aviation, the aircraft model Pilatus PC-7 actively used and applied, including those currently in a war of the training aircraft, and, it goes like about teaching ordinary military pilots and pilots of combat aircraft. The given factor contributes mainly to the existence of the twin plane management system, and it is for this reason, the demand in the plane of the model continues to be quite high, and to this day, due to which the production models are also ongoing.
Multiple aircraft Pilatus PC-7 model made its first flight in April 1966 years, with all the tests of the new aircraft have been very successful, and therefore in the second half of the same year the aircraft was sent to mass production, which continues to be and to the present day.
A photoPilatus PC-7
On board his aircraft Pilatus PC-7 can carry out transportation of two people - a pilot and one passenger, however, for the transport of cargo in the cabin of the aircraft, this aircraft is not appropriate, mainly due to the design features of the aircraft.
Multi-purpose vehicle model Pilatus PC-7 equipped with turboprop power plant consisting of a piston aircraft engine brand Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-25A, who having thrust in 650 hp, can accelerate the aircraft to cruise airspeed in 380 km \ h ., at a maximum distance of repetition in 2260 kilometers.
Specifications Pilatus PC-7.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 9,78 m .;
- Wingspan: 10,4 m .;
- Plane Height: 3,21 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 1330 kg .;
- Payload: 1370 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 2700 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 380 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 420 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 2260 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 10000 m .;
- aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
- Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-25A;
- Power: 650 hp
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