Pilatus PC-6 Porter
|Type||Civil utility aircraft, STOL aircraft|
|Configuration||High wing aircraft|
|Propulsion||Piston aircraft, Single-engine aircraft|
Pilatus PC-6 Porter is a single-engined utility aircraft. It is famous in the aviation world for its Short Take-off and Landing (STOL) performance on almost any type of terrain; it can take-off within a distance of 195 metres (640 ft) and land within a distance of 130 metres (427 ft) while carrying a payload of 1,500 kg (3,300 lb).
|Ctrl+L||Toggle tailwheel lock|
- Flaps down 10 degrees.
- Apply 100% Engine RPM While accelerating raise the tail.
- Be prepared to use Rudder to counteract Swing.
Climb and cruise
- The plane picks up speed fast so be sure to raise Flaps below 80 kts.
- The best climb speed is 80-90 kts.
- Cruise Power is at 90% Engine RPM.
- Lower Flaps under 80 kts and set Prop to Max RPM.
- Approach Speed is 60-70 kts.
- Approach the threshold with 60 kts.
- Don't reduce power too early as the idle prop acts as effective speed brake.
- Complete 3D cockpit with lots of controllable switches
- Engine and structural failure simulation
- Co-pilot comments
- Livery selection