Tecnam P2012 Traveller

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The Tecnam P2012 Traveller is a new high-winged, twin piston multi-role aircraft currently being developed by Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam, which is based in Capua, Italy (near Naples).[1]

It is designed to be compliant with both FAR part 23 and EASA CS-23 regulations. Cape Air, the Massachusetts-based regional airline is partnering with Tecnam on the design.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Data from [3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 (pilot)
  • Capacity: 9/10 passengers or 1,892 pounds (858 kg) payload with full fuel
  • Length: 11.40 m (37 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.56 m (44 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 4.06 m (13 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 22.0 m2 (237 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 2,000 kg (4,409 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 3,290 kg (7,253 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 600 litres (159 gallons)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Lycoming TEO-540-A1A horizontally opposed, six-cylinder, geared piston engines, 260 kW (350 hp) each
  • Propellers: 2-bladed Hartzell Propeller or Mt 3 blade

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 354 km/h; 220 mph (191 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 324 km/h; 201 mph (175 kn)
  • Stall speed: 122 km/h; 76 mph (66 kn)
  • Rate of climb: 8.1 m/s (1,600 ft/min) 400 ft/min (single engine)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tecnam announces the launch of the P2012 Traveller". Tecnam. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "AERO11: Tecnam unveils three new aircraft". Flight Global. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "P2012 Traveller outline". Tecnam. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 

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