P68TC Observer General Info

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Intro

The new P68 TC OBSERVER is available with two four cylinder 210 hp Lycoming TIO-360-C1A6D engines. The engine drive  Hartzell constant speed, full feathering propellers.

Performance

The exceptionally clean lines of the P68 TC OBSERVER are the result of many hours of wind tunnel testing and deliver an optimum performance in terms of maximum speed, rate of climb and endurance.

Safety

Painstaking work on the part of an ideal designer / test pilot combination have produced truly remarkable and benign handling characteristics particularly at low speeds or in the unlikely event of an engine failure. The forward position of the pilot in relation to the wing provides excellent rearward visibility in turns, making for greater safety in crowded airspace.

With the optional de-icing equipment installed on the P68 TC OBSERVER has been operated day and night with safety and regularity, from severe winter conditions over the North Sea and throughout Northern Europe to the harsh environments of the continents of Africa and Australia.

Economy

imageThe P68 Series has one common feature, economy. The economy of the aircraft is the result of the low operating costs and of the low maintenance costs which are a direct result of the aircraft construction simplicity and low fuel consumption and replacement costs of its power plants. The rugged maintenance free, leaf spring fixed undercarriage, lack of complicated systems and  unsurpassed accessibility of servicing points reduce maintenance to the minimum.

The high wing configuration enables the engine intakes and propeller tips to be kept well clear of the ground thereby reducing dust ingestion and stone denting to the minimum and extending engine and propeller service lives to the maximum.

Customer Support

All the OEM parts installed on the P68 TC OBSERVER series aircraft have been reviewed and updated to guarantee quick parts availability. With full production resumed also airframe parts availability is guaranteed.

Material Choice

While it can be true that composite aircraft have no rivets, at Vulcanair we believe that there are many advantages in aluminium construction. The first advantage is weight, compared to a similar structure made of aircraft certified composite materials The second are the known and well documented aging and fatigue qualities of aluminium structure together with the ease of repair.

Airborne SUV Capabilities

The P68 TC OBSERVER  can truly be considered an airborne SUV. The difference between the Vulcanair and  any aircraft which may be comparable to it is that the P68 TC OBSERVER  has two engines and these two engines are powerful enough and reliable. No other light twin in the market offers three rows of removable seats, more than 65 cubic feet of internal volume including 20 cubic feet of cargo space allowing a max load in the cargo compartment of 400 lbs.

The P68 TO OBSERVER  flexible space allows the pilot to load the aircraft in many ways that can satisfy many different mission profiles.

Style

Let’s not forget that the P68 Series is designed and manufactured in Italy. Look at the clean lines of the aircraft and you will notice the difference.

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