Vulcanair SpA was founded in 1996 and in 1998 purchased the assets and type designs of the bankrupt Italian manufacturer Partenavia. The company is located on the Capodichino Airport in Napoli Italy. The Vulcanair A-Viator is an upgraded version of the Viator originally built by Partenavia. It is a high wing, twin engine turboprop aircraft capable of carrying up to 9 passengers and two pilots. Its wing mounted engines and rugged, wide-set, retractable landing gear were designed to allow operations from short and unprepared surfaces. It is capable of performing a variety of missions and is able to operate for extended periods in remote areas.
The A-Viator is powered by 2 Rolls-Royce 250B17C engines, flat rated at 328 SHP, driving three-blade Hartzell, constant speed, fully feathering, reversible pitch propellers. The propellers are 6 ft 8in (2.032 m) in diameter
The A-Viator will be instrumented with a SAGEM glass cockpit for full IFR operations. The aircraft comes standard with a full Garmin IFR avionics suite including 2 x Garmin 430W GPS/NAV/COM, GMA430 audio, GTX330 mode S transponder. Optional instruments include copilot panel, weather radar, traffic etc.
The A-Viator was designed for a rugged environment, long life and to minimize maintenance costs and down time. The high wing turboprop has a rectangular all metal wing with integral fuel tanks. The A-Viator is equipped with conventional dual flight controls operating through cables and push rods. The flaps are electrically actuated and the retractable landing gear is hydraulically driven by an electro-pump with backup gear extension provided by nitrogen charged bottle. The 28 volt electrical system is powered by two 150 Amp starter-generators and a single 24 volt lead acid battery.
The design of the A-Viator was developed to meet a variety of aircraft missions. In a high density configuration it can accommodate up to 11 people. The cabin layout can be changed to permit cargo and passenger operations, or a combination of both. The aircraft supports special missions, including parachute, aerial surveillance/photography and air ambulance. Seats and cargo are anchored on dual tracks which run the length of the cabin floor, which is completely flat. Four doors are available; one for each pilot and one on each side of the cabin. The door on the right aft fuselage is a large double door which can be used for cargo or passenger loading. In the cargo configuration a total of 230 cubic feet of space is available for cargo.
|General||A-Viator, AP68TP 600|
|Category||Multiengine Turboprop < 12,500 lbs.|
|Years Aircraft Manufactured||2007|
|Serial Number Range||N/A|
|Retail High Price||$2,600,000.00 / 2,040,220.00€|
|Retail Low Price||$1,900,000.00 / 1,490,930.00€|
|Characteristics||A-Viator, AP68TP 600|
|External Dimensions (ft)||A-Viator, AP68TP 600|
|Internal Dimensions (ft)||A-Viator, AP68TP 600|
|Internal Length (Overall/Net Height)||17.2|
|Internal Width (Max/Floor)||3.7|
|Baggage||A-Viator, AP68TP 600|
|Power||A-Viator, AP68TP 600|
|Engines||2 RR 250 B17C|
|Output (lbs ea.)/Flat Rating||328 shp/ ISA+25 C|
|Data based on latest manufactured year|