Pilatus B4-PC11, N65332, Performance Summary

The data on this page are gathered from the factory published owners manual and are deemed to be correct.
However, it is the pilots sole responsibility to verify and fly the a/c within the limits of factory published information.

For N65332 document and equipment data: Scroll to the bottom of the page.
Weight and Balance (with oxygen tank installed)
Empty Weight 566 lbs.
Maximum Weight 770 lbs.
Maximum Useful Load 204 lbs.
Minimum front seat load 140 lbs.
Minimum front seat load (w/o oxygen bottle installed 147 lbs.
Maximum Front Seat Load Not specified. Comply with max useful load.
Maximum Bagage Compartment Load Not specified. Comply with max useful load.
Air Speeds
Maximum Speed calm air Vne 130 kts
Maximum Speed to Deploy Spoilers Vbs 130 kts
Maneuvering Speed Va 78 kts
Maximum Aerotow Speed Vt 78 kts
Maximum Ground Launch Speed 70 kts
Minimum recommended approach speed Vref 53 kts
Maximum crosswind component Not specified
Without Dive Brakes With Divebrakes
Stall Speeds 33 kts 36 kts
Performance
Minimum Sink 40 kts
Best L/D ~35/1 46 kts

Glider N65332 Documents

N65332 Weight and Balance

Glider Manuals

Flight Manual Pilatus B4-PC11
Pilatus B4 PC11 Repair Manual
1974 Pilatus B4 FAA TCDS G25EU
1974 BGA Datasheet Pilatus B4

Equipment Manuals

Becker 4201 Installation and Operation Manual
Borgelt B40 Variometer User Manual
Cambridge MkIV Speed Director

Resources

N65332 Misc Information

Becker 4201 Wiring Diagram
Becker 4201 Data Sheet
Becker 4201 Brochure