MaxFavorites:UPDATE.. PC-6 "PORTER". (Video, post 2, New Video post#9)

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE. IT IS A REVISION OF A 2016 TOPIC THAT GAVE IT NO JUSTICE

MaxSez: This is my favorite down in the dirt aircraft of all times. I was privileged to ride it on the Air America Danang-Rose Garden Courier Flight a few times with the pigs & chickens back in the day. Thrilling Flights is the only term that come to mind. Intermediate stops in the Animite Mountains en-route made me a believer in the STOL concept. (See UTube/TV series " Susi Air")

The PC-6 is noted for its Short Takeoff and Landing (STOL) performance on almost any type of terrain - it can take off within a distance of 640 feet (195 m) and land within a distance of 427 feet (130 m) while carrying a payload of 2,646 lbs (1,200 kg). Thanks to its STOL performance, the PC-6 holds the world record for highest landing by a fixed-wing aircraft, at 18,865 feet (5,750 m), on the Dhaulagiri glacier in Nepal.

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[54] (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)
(Source: Data:Wiki, Photo: Pilatus Corp/Public Domaine)
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MaxSez: I said thrilling, watch;

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You gonna vote for it?

I second your love for the gorgeous PC-6. Beautiful aircraft. Love Most Dangerous Place to Be a Pilot as well.

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@Cole_Collins… Pickey Pickey…Read the full text of the Topic my son! See the footnote, I have no available votes. Gooday, Max

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😍 yes please!! I love it!

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Haha my bad, For now on I’m gonna read everything

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Totally Voting for this
This looks like a fun Patternwork aircraft or a plane to go look at the new global scenery with 😄

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This really should be in the sim, GA is so lacking unfortunately.

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Mmmmm… that Susi Air Pilatus tho!

Sorry to bump, but it’s better than a new request. Would love this to be added - this is the epitome of short strip cargo transport.

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Great vids Max. The 3 point T/O and landing attitude is interesting. Sure can’t do that with a DC3 ! Got my vote.

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Just ganna bump this and say this be a great tail dragger on IF!
It’s a Turbine (Which IF loves) its a tail dragger (which I love) and it’s fast! (which IF and everyone loves!)
Plus why not simulate Air America stuff?