Piaggio P180 Avanti Aircraft, shown on 3D photo, is a twin engine turboprop that is manufactured in Italy. This has 9 seating capacity, that can comfortably ride on its pressurized cabin and can be safely flown by one to two pilots. This is constructed with a horizontal stabilizer on its tail that gives flying stability to the aircraft, a laminar fuselage, and engines in its pusher configuration.
It was in 1980-1981 that Piaggio P180 Avanti Aircraft was tested in Italy and in U.S. Learjet has become the partner in the development of this aircraft from 1983 to January 1986. In was in September of 1986 that first prototype of this aircraft was flown and got its certification from Italy in March 7, 1990. It was in Wichita where 12 of the aircrafts fuselages were made and it was in Italy that this was finally assembled. However due to Avanti’s financial constraints in 1994 the assembly of this was temporarily stopped until Piero Ferrari invested on it in 1998. The 100th and the 150th were delivered in the year of 2005 of October and 2008 of May respectively. The Avanti has recorded 500,000 hours of flights for this aircraft in October 2010.
It was in 2005 of November that Avanti has obtained a certification for this aircraft from the U.S. as well as in Europe and was able to deliver a total of 70 planes. The important features of this plane include the high quality turboprop PT6 engines from Pratt & Whitney from Canada. This can fly 18 km per hour at with lesser fuel consumption at 70 percent mileage. Avionics suit are glass panel and more effective equipments are included in this aircraft such as navigation information, ground proximity, colored LCD displays, and graphic depiction of weather.
The general characteristics of Piaggio P180 Avanti Aircraft include cabin dimensions such as height measuring 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in), width 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in), and length 4.45 m (14 ft 7 in). This aircraft has a payload of 907kg or 2,000 pounds with a length of 14.4m or 47 feet and 3 1/2 inches. Its wingspan measures 14.03 m and a wing area of square meters, and height is 3.97m. Its weight when empty is 3,500kg and useful load is 1,860kg. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 5,239 kg. The plane has a maximum speed of 732 km/hr, cruise speed of 593 km, stall speed of 172 km, in 2,592 km range. Its service ceiling is 12,000m, the rate climb is 15m/s, the wing loading is 327 kg/square meters, and the power or mass of this plane is 0.24kW/kg.
Piaggio P180 Avanti Aircraft is the planes that are commonly used by well known air charters and companies. This has also been used by the military in different European countries such as in Bulgaria, Italy, and UAE. You can view stereoscopic photo of Piaggio P180 Avanti aircraft in in several 3D Photos formats.
* Crew: one or two pilots
* Length: 14.41 m.
* Wingspan: 14.03 m.
* Height: 3.97 m.
* the Area of wings: 16 m ².
* Weight of the empty: 3 400 kg.
* the Maximum speed: 732 km/h.
* Cruiser speed: 593 km/h.
* the Ceiling: 12 500 m..
* Range of flight: 2 592 km (at height of 11 900 m with an aeronavigation stock).
* the Maximum take-off weight: 5 239 kg.
* Take-off weight: 5 489 kg.
* Payload: 907 kg.
* Useful loading: 1 860 kg.
* Loading on a wing: 327 kg/m ².
* Engines: 2× Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-66, 634 kw everyone.
* Running start: 869 m.
* Run: 872 m.
* Passengers capacity: 9 persons.
* Salon: 1.75 m (height) х 1.85 m (width) х 4.45 m length.
* the Base price: 4 725 000$.