Bölkow Bo 208

May 6, 2008 - 10:51am

PC-12 flight planning seems to work out best at 260 kt, which means a 1,200-nm trip with IFR reserves will keep you in the cabin for 4.5 hr. But passengers who have flown the airlines will find that spending a long trip time in the Pilatus is a treat because of all the extra space and the working toilet. Since the potty is up front, the crew can use the facility without disturbing passengers.

November 7, 2006 - 5:41am

A sage old pilot once neatly captured the purpose of business aviation: “People buy airplanes because they want to go places…fast.”

 
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