We are proud to introduce this one-of-a kind Amphibian Pilatus Porter PC-6 which has become a legendary aircraft, known around the world simply as “The Porter”. It’s unique Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) capabilities, reliability and versatility in all weather and terrain conditions have established the reputation of the PC-6 as a rugged utility aircraft.
This Amphib Porter is fully capable of operating from short airstrips, or water in remote areas, at high altitudes and in all climates.
Years of operating experience, combined with selected components with a proven record continue to give the turbo porter an excellent reputation for reliability. The ease and simplicity with which the PC-6 can be maintained is a fundamental feature, as it offers excellent accessibility, rugged components, interchangeability, basic skill and maintenance manning levels and minimum downtime.
No matter whether high and hot or low and wet – anywhere, anytime you can rely on the PC-6 as a high quality, life-long investment.
One of the reasons for the great popularity of the PC-6 is its versatility. With minimum effort, the Porter can be converted for various missions: having just operated as a Para Porter Dropping Parachutists, the aircraft can be airborne again in a matter of minutes, being used as a platform for high quality aerial photography or as a breathtaking sightseeing flight with a water landing.
Whether as a workhouse, a platform for aerial surveillance, air ambulance or as a parachuting or passenger aircraft, the porter delivers the versatility to perform any role that comes its way.
Operated on Amphibian floats in several countries, the turbo porter has proven to be a successful seaplane. The floats modification is covered be a by a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), held by Wipaire, Inc.
Airframe: Total Time: 164
Total Landings: 421
Maximum Cruise at 5,000 Ft: 133 KNOTS. Maximum Cruise at 10,000 Ft: 139 KNOTS.
Rate of Climb at Sea Level: 965 FPM, Maximum Operating Altitude: 20,000 FT, Takeoff Performance (620 SHP): On Land On Water, Ground Roll (or Water Run): 935 FT, 1185 FT Total Distance Over 50-Foot Obstacle: 1605 FT, 2185 FT Takeoff Performance - 550 SHP: On Land on Water, Ground Roll (or Water Run): 1015 FT, 1240 FT, Total Distance Over 50-Foot Obstacle: 1740 FT, 2415 FT
*Cruise speeds are based on a mid-range cruise weight of 5800 pounds
Ground Roll (or Water Run): 635 FT, 825 FT. Total Distance Over 50-Foot Obstacle: 1210 FT, 1530 FT
Ramp/Dock: 6135 LBS, Takeoff/Landing: 6000 LBS
EMPTY WEIGHT PLUS AMPHIBIAN OPTION
Weight Plus Amphibian Option: 3964 LBS Maximum Useful Load with Amphibian Option, 2171 Lbs Wingloading: Pounds/Sq.Ft. 18.8 Power Loading Pounds/SHP (620), 9.8 Fuel Capacity: 170 Gal Oil Capacity: 3.8 GAL
Engines: Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc., PT6A-27, Free Turbine, Rated at 620 SHP for Takeoff,
(5 min) and 550SHP for Maximum Continues Power
Props: Hartzell HC-B3TN3D, 3-Bladed, Constant Speed, Full Feathering, Reversible,
Diameter: 101 in