Pilatus PC-7

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Pilatus PC-7
Pilatus PC-7.jpg
Type Civil aircraft, Military trainer aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Piston aircraft, Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Pilatus aircraft
  • Erik Hofman
  • Petar Jedvaj
  • Ernest Teuscher
  • Based on David Culp's PC-7
--aircraft= pc7
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-3.png
 Cockpit Stars-3.png
 Model Stars-5.png
 Website The website for the Pilatus PC-7 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Pilatus PC-7.
Download Download the Pilatus PC-7 aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
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-7 is a low-wing tandem-seat training aircraft, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland.


  • FlightGear 1.9.1.: Loads and runs
  • FlightGear 2.0: Not Tested
  • FlightGear 2.4: Loads and runs
  • FlightGear 2.6: Not Tested

Development Status/Issues/Todo


  • no pilot in cockpit visible
  • aircraft has no shadow
  • no aircraft light available
  • Instrument Panels Visible from Aircraft Outside
  • Improper Sounding (SIM's edition only; otherwise, no sound at all)
  • Propeller still "on and moving" when powered off

3D Cockpit:

  • no textures used
  • Improper Instruments


  • engines can't be turned off
  • engine sound does not change when accelerating. This is common for turboprop engine though.
  • no hud available