Pilatus PC-9

Trainer

Pilatus PC-9 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Pilatus PC-9 is a single-engine turboprop powered two-seat trainer aircraft produced by Swiss manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft ltd. (Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG).
The PC-9 is a development of the Pilatus PC-7, but it shares only about 10% of the structural components with its predecessor.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Turboprop Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-62
Engine Power857 kW1149 shp
Speed556 km/h300 kts
  345 mph
Service Ceiling11.582 m38.000 ft
Range1.643 km887 NM
1.021 mi.
Empty Weight1.620 kg3.571 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.200 kg7.055 lbs
Wing Span10,12 m33,2 ft
Wing Area16,3 m²175 ft²
Length10,05 m33,0 ft
Height3,26 m10,7 ft
First Flight07.05.1984
Production Statusin production
VariantsBeechcraft T-6 Texan II

[Photo-ID: 385] © Karsten Palt 2007-07-03
Pilatus PC-9B, EIS Aircraft, D-FBMT, c/n 165,© Karsten Palt, 2007Pilatus
PC-9B
EIS Aircraft
Reg.: D-FBMT
c/n: 165
 
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 386] © Karsten Palt 2007-07-03
Pilatus PC-9B, EIS Aircraft, D-FCMT, c/n 166,© Karsten Palt, 2007Pilatus
PC-9B
EIS Aircraft
Reg.: D-FCMT
c/n: 166
 
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 91] © Karsten Palt 2006-08-26
Pilatus PC-9B, EIS Aircraft, D-FEMT, c/n 168,© Karsten Palt, 2006Pilatus
PC-9B
EIS Aircraft
Reg.: D-FEMT
c/n: 168
 
Spottersday - Airday MFG3 2006 [Nordholz - Fliegerhorst (ETMN / NDZ)]
[Photo-ID: 387] © Karsten Palt 2007-07-03
Pilatus PC-9B, EIS Aircraft, D-FEMT, c/n 168,© Karsten Palt, 2007Pilatus
PC-9B
EIS Aircraft
Reg.: D-FEMT
c/n: 168
 
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 388] © Karsten Palt 2007-07-03
Pilatus PC-9B, EIS Aircraft, D-FHMT, c/n 171,© Karsten Palt, 2007Pilatus
PC-9B
EIS Aircraft
Reg.: D-FHMT
c/n: 171
 
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 3449] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-11
Pilatus PC-9B, EIS Aircraft, D-FKMT, c/n 176,© Karsten Palt, 2010Pilatus
PC-9B
EIS Aircraft
Reg.: D-FKMT
c/n: 176
 
ILA Berlin 2010 [Berlin - Schönefeld (EDDB / SXF)]
[Photo-ID: 2301] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
Pilatus PC-9M, Irish Air Corp, 262, c/n 657,© Karsten Palt, 2009Pilatus
PC-9M
Irish Air Corp
Reg.: 262
c/n: 657
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 840] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
Pilatus PC-9M, Irish Air Corps, 263, c/n 658,© Karsten Palt, 2008Pilatus
PC-9M
Irish Air Corps
Reg.: 263
c/n: 658
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 884] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
Pilatus PC-9M, Slovenian Armed Forces, L9-64, c/n 637,© Karsten Palt, 2008Pilatus
PC-9M
Slovenian Armed Forces
Reg.: L9-64
c/n: 637
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]