Pilatus PC-6 Porter / Turbo-Porter

Multi-Purpose STOL Aircraft

Pilatus PC-6 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Pilatus PC-6 Porter / Turbo-Porter is a single-engine STOL utility aircraft produced by Swiss manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft ltd. (Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG).
The Pilatus PC-6 Porter is powered by a piston engine. The PC-6 Turbo-Porter is the Turboprop variant. The PC-6 Turbo-Porter was also produced by Fairchild is the USA (92 aircraft).
Propulsion1 Turboprop Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Engine Power507 kW680 shp
Speed280 km/h151 kts
  174 mph
Service Ceiling8.534 m28.000 ft
Range1.050 km567 NM
652 mi.
Empty Weight1.270 kg2.800 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.800 kg6.173 lbs
Wing Span15,13 m49 ft 8 in
Wing Area28,8 m310 ft
Length10,90 m35 ft 9 in
Height3,20 m10 ft 6 in
First Flight04.05.1959
Production Statusin production
Total Production523
Data for (Version)Pilatus PC-6/B2-H2 Turbo Porter

[Photo-ID: 59] Karsten Palt 2006-08-26
Pilatus PC-6, Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 3G-EF, c/n 769, Karsten Palt, 2006Pilatus
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 3G-EF
c/n: 769
Spottersday - Airday MFG3 2006 [Nordholz - Fliegerhorst (ETMN / NDZ)]
[Photo-ID: 1790] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4, Pilatus Flugzeugwerke, HB-FNH, c/n 963, Karsten Palt, 2009Pilatus
Pilatus Flugzeugwerke
Reg.: HB-FNH
c/n: 963
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 3993] Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter, Skydive Breitscheid, D-FROH, c/n 654, Karsten Palt, 2010Pilatus
PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter
Skydive Breitscheid
Reg.: D-FROH
c/n: 654
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]