Partenavia P.68 Victor / Observer

Passenger / Observation Aircraft

Partenavia P.68B Victor © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Partenavia P.68 is a twin-engined six-seat passenger transport and aerial survey aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Partenavia and later by Vulcanair.
The P.68 Observer aerial survey variant was developed together with the German manufacturer Sportavia-Pützer. The AP68TP-300 Spartacus and the AP68TP-600 Viator, today Vulcanair A-Viator, are turboprop-powered versions.
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelLycoming IO-360-A1B6
Engine Power (each)149 kW200 hp
Speed322 km/h174 kts
  200 mph
Service Ceiling5.850 m19.193 ft
Range2.100 km1.134 NM
1.305 mi.
Empty Weight1.230 kg2.712 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.990 kg4.387 lbs
Wing Span12,00 m39 ft 4 in
Wing Area18,6 m˛200 ft˛
Length9,55 m31 ft 4 in
Height3,40 m11 ft 2 in
First Flight25.05.1970
Production Statusin production
Total Production>300
ICAO CodeP68
Data for (Version)Partenavia P.68C Victor
VariantsP.68 Victor, P.68B Victor, P.68R Victor, P.68C, , P.68C-TC, P.68 Observer, P.68 Observer 2, P.68TC Observer, AP68TP-300 Spartacus, AP68TP-600 Viator

[Photo-ID: 1793] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Partenavia P.68B, , HB-LTS, c/n 69,© Karsten Palt, 2009Partenavia
Reg.: HB-LTS
c/n: 69
[Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 1799] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Partenavia (Vulcanair) P.68C, Vulcanair, I-PDVA, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Partenavia (Vulcanair)
Reg.: I-PDVA
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 12133] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Vulcanair P68 Observer 2, Polizei Hessen, D-GHEA, c/n 465-35/OB2,© Karsten Palt, 2015Vulcanair
P68 Observer 2
Polizei Hessen
Reg.: D-GHEA
c/n: 465-35/OB2
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]