Mitsubishi MU-2

Utility / Corporate Aircraft

Mitsubishi MU-2 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Mitsubishi MU-2 is a twin-engined nine-to eleven-seat utility and corporate aircraft produced by the Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Production was performed by Mitsubishi's North American subsidiary Mitsubishi Aircraft International Inc. in San Angelo, Texas / USA.
The MU-2 was produced in 13 variants with two different fuselage lengths (short: 10,13m / 33ft 3in, long: 12,01m / 39ft 5in). MU-2C and MU-2K in service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force for the liaison and photo reconnaissance role are designated LR-1 while MU-2E in service with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, JASDF for the search- and rescue (SAR) role are designated MU-2S.
Crew1-2
Passengers6-7
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelGarrett TPE331-10-501M
Engine Power (each)533 kW715 shp
Speed463 km/h250 kts
  288 mph
Service Ceiling9.070 m29.757 ft
Range2.584 km1.395 NM
1.605 mi.
Empty Weight3.470 kg7.650 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.250 kg11.574 lbs
Wing Span11,94 m39 ft 2 in
Wing Area16,6 m179 ft
Length12,01 m39 ft 5 in
Height4,17 m13 ft 8 in
First Flight14.09.1963
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1966-1986
Total Production703
ICAO CodeMU2
IATA CodeMU2
FAA TCDSA10SW, A2PC
Data for (Version)Mitsubishi MU-2 Marquis (MU-2B-60)
VariantsMU-2B, MU-2D (MU-2B-10), MU-2DP (MU-2B-15), MU-2F (MU-2B-20), MU-2G (MU-2B-30), MU-2J (MU-2B-35), MU-2K (MU-2B-25), MU-2L (MU-2B-36), MU-2M (MU-2B-26), MU-2N (MU-2B-36A), MU-2P (MU

[Photo-ID: 2054] Karsten Palt 2009-04-28
Mitsubishi MU-2B-60, International Aviation, N130MS, c/n 750SA, Karsten Palt, 2009Mitsubishi
MU-2B-60
International Aviation
Reg.: N130MS
c/n: 750SA
 
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