Embraer EMB 121 Xingu

ICAO aircraft code E121
Manufacturer Embraer
Country Brazil
New price USD 1 million (1979)

The Embraer EMB 121 Xingu (pronounced “shingoo”) is a twin-turboprop fixed-wing aircraft built by the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer.

Specifications

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Embraer EMB 121 Xingu specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
E121
Manufacturer
Embraer
Manufactured
1977 - 1987
Country
Brazil
New purchase price
USD 1 million (1979)

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
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Engine:
2x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-135
Turboprop
Power:
750 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
245 Kts
454 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
76 Kts
Travel range:
1,264 Nm
2,341 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
26,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1797.89 feet / minute
9.13meter / second
Take Off Distance:
1000 meter - 3,280.80 feet
Landing Distance:
610 meter - 2,001.29 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
5,670 Kg
12,500 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
4,362 Kg
9,616 lbs
Max Payload:
1,960 Kg
4,321 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
346 gallon
1,310 liter

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About the Embraer EMB 121 Xingu

The Embraer EMB 121 Xingu (pronounced “shingoo“) is a twin-turboprop fixed-wing aircraft built by the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer. The design is based on the EMB 110 Bandeirante, using its wing and engine design merged with an all-new fuselage. The EMB 121 first flew on 10 October 1976.

A modified form of the EMB 121, the EMB 121A1 Xingu II, was introduced on 4 September 1981 with a more powerful engine (PT6A-135), increased seating (8 or 9 passengers) and a larger fuel capacity.

Before production ceased in August 1987, Embraer had produced 106 EMB 121 aircraft, 51 of which were exported to countries outside Brazil. Currently, the French Air and Space Force is the largest operator with 23 aircraft still in service.

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