Pilatus PC-6 Porter

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Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter B2H4
Pilatus PC-6.jpg
3D Cockpit
3D Cockpit
Type Civil utility aircraft, STOL aircraft
Configuration High wing aircraft
Propulsion Piston aircraft, Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Pilatus aircraft
  • Detlef Faber
  • JeeP Cheney
--aircraft= PC6-B2H4
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-3.png
 Systems Stars-4.png
 Cockpit Stars-4.png
 Model Stars-3.png
 Website The website for the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter B2H4 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter B2H4.
Download Download the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter B2H4 aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
License GPLv2+

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 Function
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.


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.


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

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