The Pilatus P3 was a trainer plane where 72 was built for the Swiss Air Army and 6 for the Brazil Navy. The two-seater Pilatus P3 trainer aircraft is a cantilever low-wing monoplane, of all metal construction. The plane was suitable for primary and advanced training, including night flying, aerobatics and instrument flying. The Pilatus P3-05 A-871 is rebuild as Pilatus PC-7 prototype A-901. The P3 is largely replaced in Swiss service by the Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer.
Pilatus Aircraft AG.
Stans stopped in.
September 3, 1953, HB-HON.
January 30, 1956.
one Textron Lycoming GO-435-C2A piston engine rated 194 kW.
three-bladed Hartzell constant speed propeller.
– empty: 1.240 Kg.
– internal fuel: 160 liter.
– max. ordnance: 150 Kg.
Max. take off weight:
310 km/h at 2.000 m.
– max. rate of climb at sea level 421 m per minute.
-3 / +6
– 7.9mm machine gun.
– four practice bombs.
– two air-to-ground rockets.
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