Piaggio P.136

Amphibious Utility Aircraft

Piaggio P-136-L1 © Gary Chambers
Photo ©: Gary Chambers (Photos at airliners.net)
The Piaggio P.136 is a twin-engined five-seat amphibious utility aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Rinaldo Piaggio S.p.A. (today Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A.).
The Piaggio P.136-L1 and P.136-L2 were marketed, assembled and later also license-built in the USA by Kearney and Trecker Corporation as the Royal Gull.
Crew1-2
Passengers3-4
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelLycoming GO-480-B
Engine Power (each)254 kW340 hp
Speed335 km/h181 kts
  208 mph
Service Ceiling7.800 m25.590 ft
Range1.450 km783 NM
901 mi.
Empty Weight2.110 kg4.652 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.995 kg6.603 lbs
Wing Span13,53 m44 ft 5 in
Wing Area25,1 m270 ft
Length10,80 m35 ft 5 in
Height3,83 m12 ft 7 in
First Flight1948
Production Statusout of production
Total Production65
ICAO CodeP136
Data for (Version)Piaggio P.136-L-2
VariantsP.136-L, P.136F, P.136-L1, P.136-L2, Kearney and Trecker Royal Gull (P.136-L1 / -L2)