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Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo-Porter
Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo-Porter

Published 31/03-2002
Updated 09/10-2011 07:10

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The PC-6 can operate from soft ground, snow, glacier or water and is operating in more than 50 countries. It can be converted from freighter to passenger transport and adapted for supply dropping, search and rescue, ambulance, aerial survey and photography, parachuting, cropspraying, water bombing, rainmaking and glider or target towing. The PC-6 can operate from soft ground, snow, glacier or water.
Prototype first flight 4. May 1959.

In the opening sequence James Bond skydives from a motorcycle and catches the plane in midair.

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007 relation

Goldeneye (1995)

  • Villain/henchmens vehicle
  • Vehicle Bond drives
  • Vehicle Bond steals

Technical data

  • Manufacturer: Pilatus Flugzeugwerke Ag, Schweitz
  • Model: Pilatus PC-6 Turbo-Porter
  • Type: Single-engined STOL utility transport
  • Year: 1985
  • Engine: 507 kW (680 shp) Pratt & Witney Canada PT6A-27 Turboprop
  • Wingspan: 15,87 m (52 ft)
  • Length overall :11 m (36 ft 1 in)
  • Height overall: (Tail down) 3,20 m (10 ft 6 in)
  • Weight empty, equipped: 1.270 kg (2.800 lb)
  • Max T-O weight: 2.800 kg (6.173 lb)
  • Max speed: 151 knots (280 kmh, 174 mph)
  • Max range: 394 nm (730 km, 453 miles)
  • Max operating altitude: 7.620 m (25.000 ft)
  • TO run at S/L: 197 m (646 ft)
  • Capacity: 1 pilot + 11 passengers

Sources


Other sources:

Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1989-90, page 226/27.