Limitations

We have gathered the limitations of the PC12 here. This is for TRAINING PURPOSES ONLY and you should refer and check the limitations of YOUR aircraft. The limitations may differ depending on aircraft serial number, installations and approvals.

Pilatus PC12-47

Dimensions
Wing Span 16.28m
Length        14.40m
Height          4.26m

Fuel
Total capacity 406.8 USG/2736.5lbs/1540 ltrs/1241.3 kg
Usable             402 USG/2703lbs/1521 ltrs/1226 kg
Maximum fuel imbalance  26.4 USG / 178 Lbs/ 100 ltrs/80.6 kg
Use anti-icing additive if expected flight below 0°C

Weights
MZFM                   9,039 lbs / 4100 kg
MRM                    10,495 lbs / 4760 kg
MTOM                  10,450 lbs / 4740 kg
MLM                       9,921 lbs / 4500 kg  (equal to 36 min flight @ FF 400 lbs/hrs)

Max Bag Area 400 lbs / 180 kg
Max Load Cabin 3,300 lbs / 1500 kg

Crew
Minimum 1 pilot, in the left seat.

Maximum Certified Altitude
30 000 ft

Engine Limitations
ITT Engine Start     1000°C – 5 sec
ITT Ground                750°C
ITT Takeoff                850°C  – 5 min
ITT Climb/Cruise       820°C
ITT Reverse              760°C
ITT Transient            870°C  -20 sec
NG Ground               50.7 – 64%
NG all other ops.      104%
Torque Takeoff/Clb  44.3  -5 min
Torque Cruise           36.9
Torque Reverse        34.2
Torque Transient      61.0  -20 sec

Recommended
Climb TRQ 44.3 or ITT 780°C
Cruise TRQ as per QRH or ITT 780°C

Starter Limits
1 sequence 60 sec off
2 sequence 60 sec off
3 sequence 30 min off

Airspeeds
VMO                               240 kts
MMO                              0.48 Mach
VX                                    120 kts
VY SL – 5000 ft             130 kts
VY – 15000 ft                125 kts
VY 15000 ft –                120 kts
VFE 15                            165 kts
VFE 30 – 40                   130 kts

VLO                                  180 kts
VLE                                   240 kts
VAT (Threshold) UP       120 kts
VAT Flaps 15                    99 kts

VAT Flaps 30                    89 kts
VAT Flaps 40                    85 kts

V Go around F15               98 kts
V Go around F30               89 kts
VS Flaps UP                       95 kts (112 kts 45 °)
VS Flaps 40                        67 kts (80 kts 45 °)

Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind
Flaps UP   30 kts
Flaps 15    25 kts
Flaps 30   20 kts
Flaps 40   15 kts

Generator Load Limits
Max Continous Load  300 AMP
Max load 2 minutes    450 AMP

Outside Temperature Limitations
+50°C
-55°C
Operation of de-ice boots  -40°C – +40°C

Cabin Pressurization Limit
Max Diff press. 5.75 psi
Landing: 0.7 psid

Oxygen
Minimum 10 min supply / occupant above FL250.

Autopilot
Min altitude (except approaches) for autopilot    1000ft AGL
Lowest altitude after takeoff 400 ft
Lowest altitude for non-precision approach  400ft
Lowest altitude for precision approach  200ft
Maximum approved glideslope  4°

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