Can you learn to fly in a turboprop?

Can you learn to fly in a turboprop?

Learning to fly a turboprop aircraft takes you the next step up in your capability. You’ll need to obtain your multi-engine rating on whichever certificate you hold (private, commercial, or ATP), and complete type-specific training in a flight simulator and the airplane.

Who owns Pilatus aircraft?

OC Oerlikon
Pilatus Aircraft/Parent organizations

Who makes the Pilatus PC-12?

Pilatus Aircraft
Pilatus PC-12/Manufacturers

Can private pilots fly turboprop?

There’s a class of airplanes that offer performance well beyond any piston twin, but can be legally flown by any pilot with a private license, complex and high-performance endorsements, a high-altitude/pressurized endorsement and instrument rating: cabin-class turboprop singles, including the Epic LT, Pilatus PC-12.

What does it cost to operate a Pilatus PC-12?

Based on 450 annual owner-operated hours and $4.25-per-gallon fuel cost, the PILATUS PC-12 NG has total variable costs of $369,337.50, total fixed costs of $80,003.00, and an annual budget of $449,340.50. This breaks down to $998.53 per hour.

What is the Pilatus PC-12?

The Pilatus PC-12 is a single engine turboprop passenger and cargo aircraft. Powered by a Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A turboprop engine, the PC-12 is certified for single pilot IFR operations.

Why choose a Pilatus Aircraft?

Pilatus Aircraft have been producing STOL utility and trainer aircraft since 1939. With a reputation for designing and producing quality aircraft, Pilatus have had success with a range of models since the late 1950s, all of which are still in current production.

Is the PC-24 twinjet Switzerland’s most successful aircraft?

The most successful airplane the company has produced to date is the PC-12, but the recently introduced PC-24 twinjet may give it a run for its money. The PC-12 was first introduced in 1994, when it received certification from both the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation and the FAA.

How much does the Carenado Pilatus PC-12 cost?

The Carenado Pilatus PC-12 is currently available direct from Carenado and Carenado resellers as a ‘download only’ product (some resellers also offer a master back-up CD / DVD service for a minor additional cost). It is priced at US$39.95, or the equivalent on currency cross rates.

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