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Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer

Crew

Two (student and instructor)

Maiden Flight

August 1978

First Delivery

1979

Number of Aircraft Operational

More than 500

Internal Fuel

4741

External Fuel

2 x 240l

G-limits

-3 / +6

Underwing Hardpoints

Six

Length

10.13m

Wingspan

10.12m

Height

3.3m

Wing Area

16.3m²

Tail Plane Span

3.4m

Wheelbase

2.32m

Wheel Track

2.6m

Empty Weight

1,670kg

Max Take-Off Weight

2,700kg

Maximum Ordinance

1,040kg

Number of Engines

1

Engine Type

Pratt & Whitney PT6A-25A

Output Power

485kW

Propeller

Hartzell HC-B3TN-2 three-blade, constant speed

Maximum Speed

460km/h

Cruise Speed

415km/h

Service Ceiling

9,150m

Rate of Climb

865m per minute

Rate of Climb

865m per minute

Take-off Distance

590m

Landing Distance

625m

Manufacturer

Pilatus Aircraft

Key Operators

Swiss Air Force, South African Air Force, Mexican Air Force

Engine

Pratt & Whitney

Propeller

Hartzell
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