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Pilatus PC-21 Turboprop Trainer Aircraft

Maiden Flight

July 2002

Initial Operating Capability

2007

Number Built

25

Manufacturer

Pilatus Aircraft Limited

Operators

Swiss Air Force, and Republic of Singapore Air Force

Wingspan

9.11m

Tail Plane Span

4m

Overall Length

11.23m

Height

4.05m

Fuselage Width

1m

Wing Area

15.221m²

Empty Weight

2,330kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

3,099kg

Maximum External Load

1,150kg

Type

1 × Pratt & Whitney PT6A-68B turboprop

Power Capacity

1,200kW

Propeller

Hartzell E8991 KX five-bladed graphite propeller

Maximum Operating Speed, VMO

685km/h

Stall Speed at MTOW

150km/h

Maximum Operating Altitude

7,620m

Service Ceiling

11,582m

Manoeuvrability

-4g to +8g

Maximum Rate of Climb

4,250fpm

Maximum Range

700nm (1,297km)

Take-Off Distance

2,380ft (725m)

Landing Distance

2,953ft (900m)

Cockpit Seats

Martin Baker

FV-4000 Mission Computer

CMC Electronics

Secondary Back-Up Displays

Meggitt
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