Pilatus PC-6 Porter

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Pilatus PC-6 Porter
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Type 1 engine utility
Author(s) Detlef Faber, JeeP cheney
FDM YASim
--aircraft= PC6-B2H4
Status Production
3D Cockpit

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).

Aircraft help

Key Description
Ctrl-L Toggle tailwheel lock

Takeoff

  • 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.

Landing

adjustable Landing Lights
  • 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.

Features

  • Complete 3D cockpit with lots of controllable switches
  • Engine and structural failure simulation
  • Co-pilot comments
  • Livery selection

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