PC-6.com
by Markus Herzig

Updated: 27-Aug-2017

The PILATUS PORTER World PILATUS PORTER
PORTER FACTS
PROJECT VERSIONS
PRODUCTION VERSIONS
PC-6 PC-6/A PC-6/B PC-6/C
Active: 2 (of 73) Active: 0 (of 42) Active: ~ 274 (of 407) Active: ~ 18 (of 71)
HB-FAO - photo collection Markus Herzig F-BSTF - photo by Markus Herzig F-GLEU - photo by Markus Herzig D-FDHM - photo by Markus Herzig
PC-6
Lycoming GSO-480-B1A6
340 HP
FF: 1959-05-04 - HB-FAN
Built: 64
PC-6/A
Turbomeca Astazou IIE / G
523 SHP
FF: 1961-05-02 - HB-FAD
Built: 35
PC-6/B
Pratt & Whitney PT6A-6A
550 SHP
FF: 1964-05-02 - N187H
Built: 12
PC-6/C
Garrett TPE-331-25D
575 SHP
FF: 1965-10 - N180K
Built: 8 + 26 FH
PC-6/275
Lycoming GO-480-D1A
260 HP
FF: 1960-02-05 - HB-FAS
Built: 1
PC-6/A1
Turbomeca Astazou XII
573 SHP
FF: 1967-05-05 - HB-FCT
Built: 6
PC-6/B1
Pratt & Whitney PT6A-20
550 SHP
FF: 1966-05-18 - HB-FCD
Built: 82 + 12 FH
PC-6/C1
Garrett TPE-331-1-100
576 SHP
FF: 1969-01-23 - HB-FEG
Built: 1
PC-6/350
Lycoming IGO-540-A1A
350 HP
FF: 1961-12-01 - HB-FAG
Built: 8
PC-6/Ax
Turbomeca Astazou X
573 SHP
FF: 1964 - F-BKQU
Converted: 1
PC-6/B2
Pratt & Whitney PT6A-27
680 SHP
FF: 1984-05-09 - HB-FHZ
Built: 284 + 18 FH
PC-6/C2 (AU-23A)
Garrett TPE-331-1-101F
665 SHP
FF: 1967-06 - N352F
Built: 0 + 36 FH

 

 FF = First flight
Built: Pilatus + Fairchild Hiller (FH)

PC-6/A2
Turbomeca Astazou XIVE
573 SHP
FF: 1967-09 - F-BOSZ
Built: 1
PC-6/B2 (STC)
Pratt & Whitney PT6A-34
750 SHP
FF: 2001-05 - F-GODZ
Converted/New: 35
 
 
 
 
HB-FAN - photo by Pilatus Flugzeugwerke Certified MTOW class

The suffix after the version used for the engine type (/A, /B, /C) is showing the MTOW class of each individual Pilatus PC-6 verision as follow:
 

SUFFIX
  MTOW
no suffix
  1960 kg
H1
  2016 kg
H2
  2200 kg
H3
  2500 kg
H4
  2800 kg

Photo left: Typical H2 version with rectangular wing tips
Photo right: H4 version with round wing tips and larger tail

F-GOMB - photo by Markus Herzig

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