PAC, Pacific Aerospace PAC Cresco 08-600

Agricultural / Utility Aircraft

PAC Cresco 08-600 © Colin Hunter
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The Pacific Aerospace PAC Cresco 08-600 is a single-engine agricultural and utility aircraft produced by the New Zealand manufacturer Pacific Aerospace Corporation Ltd., today Pacific Aerospace Ltd..
The Cresco is a development of the PAC FU-24 Fletcher.
Propulsion1 Turboprop Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34AG
Engine Power559 kW750 shp
alternative Engine Variant
Engine ModelLycoming / Honeywell LTP101-600
Engine Power447 kW600 shp
max. Cruise Speed254 km/h137 kts
  158 mph
max. Speed (vne)320 km/h173 kts
  199 mph
Service Ceiling3.048 m10.000 ft
Range709 km383 NM
441 mi.
Empty Weight1.338 kg2.950 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.742 kg8.250 lbs
Wing Span12,81 m42 ft 0 in
Wing Area27,3 m294 ft
Length11,07 m36 ft 4 in
Height3,84 m12 ft 7 in
First Flight28.02.1979
Production Statusin production
Developed fromPAC FU-24 Fletcher
other TCDSCAA NZ A-11
Data for (Version)PAC Cresco 08-600