Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer

STOL Utility Aircraft

Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2 Royal Air Force XL993 / 528 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer is a twin-engined 15-seat STOL utility aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Scottish Aviation Limited.
Twin Pioneer Series 1 aircraft were powered by Alvis Leonides 514/8 (418 kW / 560 hp), Series 2 by Pratt & Whitney R-1340-S1H1-G (447 kW / 600 hp) and Series 3 by Alvis Leonides 531 (477 kW / 640 hp) radial engines.
Crew2
Passengers13
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelAlvis Leonides 531
Engine Power (each)477 kW640 hp
Speed267 km/h144 kts
  166 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range1.287 km695 NM
800 mi.
Empty Weight4.627 kg10.200 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight6.622 kg14.600 lbs
Wing Span23,32 m76 ft 6 in
Wing Area62,2 m670 ft
Length13,79 m45 ft 3 in
Height3,73 m12 ft 3 in
First Flight25.06.1955
Production Statusout of production
Total Production87
ICAO CodeTPIN
Data for (Version)Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer C.C.Mk 1
VariantsTwin Pioneer Series 1 (CC.Mk.1 / CC.Mk.2), Twin Pioneer Series 2, Twin Pioneer Series 3

[Photo-ID: 6755] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2, Royal Air Force, XL993, c/n 528, Karsten Palt, 2013Scottish Aviation
Twin Pioneer CC.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL993
c/n: 528
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6756] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2, Royal Air Force, XL993, c/n 528, Karsten Palt, 2013Scottish Aviation
Twin Pioneer CC.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL993
c/n: 528
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6757] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2, Royal Air Force, XL993, c/n 528, Karsten Palt, 2013Scottish Aviation
Twin Pioneer CC.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL993
c/n: 528
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]