Pilatus PC-21

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Pilatus PC-21
Type Military trainer aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Turboprop aircraft, Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Pilatus aircraft
PC-21 team
  • Petar Jedvaj
  • David Culp
  • Erik Hoffman
  • Ernest Teuscher
  • Rob Dosogne
  • Johan G
  • Stuart Cassie
  • Gary Brown
--aircraft= PC-21
Status Beta
 FDM Stars-1.png
 Systems Stars-2.png
 Cockpit Stars-3.png
 Model Stars-5.png
 Website The website for the Pilatus PC-21 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Pilatus PC-21.
Download Download the Pilatus PC-21 aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
Forum 'Pilatus PC-21' topic on the FlightGear forum.
License GPLv3+
This aircraft is NOT available under the GNU GPL 2, the primary license of the FlightGear project. This means that parts cannot be reused in the official FlightGear repositories.

The Pilatus PC-21 is a single-turboprop, low wing swept monoplane advanced trainer with a stepped tandem cockpit developed by Pilatus Aircraft in Switzerland.

Performance Data

Maximum Speed: 428 kt

Rate of climb: 4,000 ft/min

Service Ceiling: 38,000 ft

Stall Speed Gear/Flaps Up: 106 kt, Gear/Flaps Down: 93 kt

Range: 805 mi

Aircraft help

Key Function
C Canopy
E Eject
M Nose wheel steering
Ctrl+B Air brake

To start or stop engine use Autostart in menu


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Development status/Issues/Todo

Development status - IN DEVELOPMENT

  • Detailed 3D model & textures
  • Pilot models
  • Authentic instruments
  • Ejection seats
  • HUD
  • External animations
  • Lights
  • Particle system
  • Crash detect system


  • Some parts of CHDD are not operational (ITT, Oil T, Torque %)


  • Cockpit textures

External links