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Antonov An-2

Antonov An-2 D-FKME Donau-Air-Service

The Antonov An-2 (Russian nickname: “Annushka” or “Annie”) is a Soviet mass-produced single-engine biplane utility/agricultural aircraft.

  • Role: Agricultural and utility aircraft
  • National origin: Soviet Union
  • Manufacturer: Antonov/WSK PZL-Mielec
  • First flight: 31 August 1947
  • Introduction: 1947
  • Produced: 1947–2002
  • Number built: 18,000+

Specifications (An-2)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1–2
  • Capacity: 12 passengers
  • Length: 12.4 m (40 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: ** Upper wing: 18.2 m (59 ft 8 in)
    • Lower wing: 14.2 m (46 ft 9 in))
  • Height: 4.1 m (13 ft)
  • Wing area: 71.52 m² (769.8 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 3,300 kg (7,300 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 5,440 kg (12,000 lb)
  • Useful load: 2,140 kg (4,700 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Shvetsov ASh-62IR 9-cylinder supercharged radial engine, 750 kW (1,000 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 258 km/h (139 kn, 160 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 190 km/h (100 kn, 120 mph)
  • Stall speed: ~50 km/h (26 knots, 30 mph)
  • Range: 845 km (456 nmi, 525 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 4,500 m (14,750 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 3.5 m/s (700 ft/min)
  • Power/mass: 0.136 kW/kg (0.083 hp/lb)

Pilatus PC-6 Porter

Pilatus PC-6B2-H4 Turbo Porter HB-FNI Pilatus Aircraft

The Pilatus PC-6 Porter is a single-engined Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) utility aircraft designed by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. It has been built in both piston engine and turboprop powered versions (Turbo-Porter) and was produced for a time by Fairchild Hiller in the United States.

  • Role: STOL Passenger and utility aircraft
  • National origin: Switzerland
  • Manufacturer: Pilatus Aircraft
  • First flight: Porter – 4 May 1959, Turbo-Porter – 2 May 1961.
  • Produced: 1959-present
  • Number built:581 (As of August 2014)
  • Status: Active service

Military variants

Specifications PC-6 B2 Turbo-Porter

General characteristics

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Capacity: up to ten passengers
  • Payload: 1,130 kg (2,491 lb)
  • Length: 11.00 m (36 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.87 m (52 ft 0¾ in)
  • Height: 3.20 m (10 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 30.15 m² (324.5 sq ft)
  • Airfoil: NACA 64-514
  • Aspect ratio: 8.4:1
  • Empty weight: 1,270 kg (2,800 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 2,800 kg (6,173 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 turboprop, 410 kW (550 shp)(downrated from 507 kW (680 shp))

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 280 km/h (151 knots, 174 mph)
  • Maximum speed: 232 km/h (125 knots, 144 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 213 km/h (115 knots, 132 mph) at 3,050 m (10,000 ft)
  • Stall speed: 96 km/h (52 knots, 60 mph) (flaps down, power off)
  • Range: 730 km (394 nmi, 453 mi) with maximum payload
  • Ferry range: 1,612 km (870 nmi, 1,002 mi) with maximum internal and underwing fuel
  • Service ceiling: 8,197 m (25,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 4.8 m/s (941 ft/min)

Max Holste Broussard

Max Holste MH-1521C-1 Broussard F-GDPX Patrouille Tranchant

The Max Holste MH.1521 Broussard is a 1950s French six-seat utility monoplane designed by Max Holste to meet a French Army requirement.

  • Role: Six-seat utility monoplane
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Avions Max Holste
  • First flight: 12 June 1951
  • Introduction: 1954
  • Status: retired 1983
  • Number built: 396

Military operators

  • Argentine Air Force
  • Argentine National Gendarmerie
  • Benin Air Force
  • Royal Cambodian Air Force
  • Cameroon Air Force
  • Central African Republic Air Force
  • Chad Air Force
  • French Air Force
  • French Army
  • Securite Civile
  • Cote d’Ivoire Air Force
  • Malagasy Air Force
  • Mali Air Force
  • Mauritanian Islamic Air Force
  • Royal Moroccan Air Force
  • Niger Air Force
  • Portuguese Air Force
  • Senegalese Air Force

Max Holste MH-1521C-1 Broussard F-GDPX Patrouille Tranchant

Specifications (MH.1521M)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 5
  • Length: 8.65 m (28 ft 4½ in)
  • Wingspan: 13.75 m (45 ft 1¼ in)
  • Height: 3.65 m (12 ft 0 in)
  • Wing area: 25.20 m2 (271.26 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1530 kg (3373 lb)
  • Gross weight: 2500 kg (5512 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 radial piston engine, 336 kW (450 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 270 km/h (168 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 5500 m (18045 ft)

Dornier Do 228

Donier 228-200 PH-CGN Kustwacht

  • Role: twin-turboprop STOL utility aircraft
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Dornier GmbH/RUAG Aviation
  • First flight: March 21, 1981
  • Introduction: 1982
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1981-1998 and 2009–present
  • Number built: 284

Specifications (Do 228-212)

General characteristics

  • Crew: two pilots
  • Capacity: 19 passengers
  • Payload: 2,340 kg freight (5,158 lb)
  • Length: 16.56 m (54 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.97 m (55 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 4.86 m (15 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area: 32.0 m² (344 sq ft)
  • Airfoil: A-5
  • Empty weight: 3,739 kg (8,243 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 6,400 kg (-212) 6,200 kg (-202K) 6,100 kg (-202) 5,700 (-101) (14,550 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Garrett AiResearch TPE-331-5-252D or -10 variation( GP and GT ) turboprop, 578 kW (776 shp flat rated for -5A and -10 powerplants Available at 30 Celsius at Sea Level / 715 shp flat rated for -5 variations) each
  • Propellers: Hartzell Propellers model- HC-B4TN-5ML/LT10574 , 4 per engine
    • Propeller diameter: 105 in ()

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 223 Knots (-212 )
  • Maximum speed: 223 knots (-212) 200 Knots(-200)
  • Cruise speed: 190 knots (196 mph) at appox 15 degree C with 85% torque
  • Stall speed: Flaps dependent () Appox. 75 flaps Down
  • Range: 1,111 km (715 nmi, 823 mi) with full payload
  • Service ceiling: 8,535 m (28,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 7.5 m/s (1,870 ft/min)

AgustaWestland AW109

AgustaWestland AW109SP HB-ZRT REGA

  • Role: SAR/utility helicopter
  • Manufacturer: Anglo-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland
  • First flight: 4 August 1971
  • Introduction: 1976
  • Status: Active service In production
  • Produced: 1971-present

Specifications (AW109 Power with PW206C)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 or 2
  • Capacity: 6 or 7 passengers
  • Length: 11.448 m (37 ft 7 in) fuselage
  • Width: 2.88 m (9 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 3.50 m (11 ft 6 in)
  • Empty weight: 1,590 kg (3,505 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 2,850 kg (6,283 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206C Turboshaft engine, 418 kW (561 hp) each
  • Main rotor diameter: 11.00 m (36 ft 1 in)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 285 km/h (177 mph; 154 kn)
  • Ferry range: 932 km (579 mi; 503 nmi)
  • Rate of climb: 9.8 m/s (1,930 ft/min)