Nord Aviation N 260

Utility Aircraft

Nord N-260, Turbomeca, F-AZRH, c/n 3 © Josep Duran
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The Nord Aviation N 260 is a twin-engined utility aircraft and regional airliner with a capacity of max. 32 passengers produced by the French manufacturer Nord Aviation.
The N 260 was initially developed by Avions Max Holste as M.H.250 / M.H.260 Super Broussard.
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelTurbomeca Bastan IV
Engine Power (each)735 kW986 shp
Speed385 km/h208 kts
  239 mph
Service Ceiling8.260 m27.100 ft
Range1.509 km815 NM
938 mi.
Empty Weight5.206 kg11.477 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight9.800 kg21.605 lbs
Wing Span21,90 m71 ft 10 in
Wing Area55,0 m592 ft
Length18,04 m59 ft 2 in
Height7,11 m23 ft 4 in
First Flight27.07.1960
Production Statusout of production
Total Production10
Developed fromMax Holste M.H.250 Super Broussard
ICAO CodeN260
Data for (Version)Nord N 260