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C-12 Huron Military Passenger and Transport Aircraft

Role

Civil utility aircraft

Crew

1-2

Passenger capacity

13 passengers or 5,000lb of freight

Country

USA

Maiden Flight

10/27/72

Unit Cost

$2m

Service Entry

1974

Length

13.34m

Height

4.57m

Wingspan

16.61m

Wing Area

28.2m²

Empty Weight

3,520kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

6,750kg

Type

Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42 turboprop

Number of Engines

2

Power

635kW each

Maximum Speed

499 km/h

Range

3,658km

Service Ceiling

10,668m

Rate of Climb

12.5m/s

Wing Loading

201.6kg/m²

Endurance

5-6h

Manufacturer

Raytheon Aircraft Corporation (now known as Hawker Beechcraft Corporation)

Operators

US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps and US Army

Contractors / Suppliers

Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rockwell Collins Avionics
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