Flight1 Pilatus PC-12 and Misty Fjords Page 8

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Crossing the threshold I ease off the power and the PC-12 settles onto the runway. I use a little reverse on the propeller to bring us to a stop without even touching the brakes. Welcome to Misty Fjords and the city of Ketchikan!

Pilatus PC-12

Taxiing over to the fuel pumps I set the parking brake and go through the engine shut down checklist. When the prop stops and the brakes are set I open the doors to let line service unload the cargo. As I watch the cruise ship continues through the narrow channel beside the airport.

Pilatus PC-12

The EIS panel shows we burned 1281 lbs. of fuel with 1393 lbs. left in the tanks. Flight time was a bit over 2 hours and 15 minutes, a good 10 minutes or so better than the flight plan estimated time enroute!

Pilatus PC-12

With my instrument flight complete I decide to hop in another PC-12 for a bit of sight seeing around the Misty Fjords area. There are many user created repaints for the Flight1 PC-12 that should fit any type of flying you wish to do. For this flight we’ll do a short VFR hop from Ketchikan over to a small hunting and fishing camp called Antelope Ranch (ATR1). With partial fuel for the 10 minute flight the PC-12 literally leaps off the runway.

Pilatus PC-12

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