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Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 560 shp P&W Canada PT6A-25A turboprop
Speed: 500 kph, 311mph mph
Range: 840km, 1 353miles
Seats: 2
Length: 9.78m, 32ft 1in
Span: 10.40m, 2ft 2in
Empty Weight: 1 350kg, 2,976lb
Max T/O Weight: 1 900kg, 4,189lb
Period of Service: 1994 - 1996

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

PC-7

Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Pilatus
Country of Manufacture: Switzerland
Role: Training
 
Description:
The SAAF acquired three PC-7 training aircraft when the aircraft of the Boputhatswana Defence Force were incorporated into the SAAF in 1994. The aircraft, Bop DF T-400, T-410 and T420, did not  received SAAF serials prior to being sold.
Images:

PC-7 T400 of the Bop Air Wing in 1993. PC-7 T420 of the Bop Air Wing in 1993. PC-7 of the Bop Defence force in 1993. PC-7 (T-420) of the Bop AF Leopards aerobatic team in 1994. PC-7 T410 front cockpit in 1993. PC-7 T410 rear cockpit in 1993.