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AC68

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Aircraft
Name Commander 680F
Manufacturer AERO (1)
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

AERO (1) U-9 Commander 680 Super
AERO (1) U-4B Commander 680 Super
AERO (1) L-26C Commander 680 Super
AERO (1) Commander 680F
AERO (1) Commander 680E
AERO (1) Commander 680 Super
AERO COMMANDER Commander 680FP
AERO COMMANDER Commander 680F
AERO COMMANDER 680FP Commander 680FP
AERO COMMANDER 680F Commander 680F


AERO (1) Commander 680F

AERO (1) Commander 680F

Description

Light utility corporate aircraft. In wide spread service since 1958. Exists in many versions. Developed from 1958 to 1967 on the basis of the 520/560 series.

Technical Data

Wing span 13.4 m43.963 ft
Length 13.1 m42.979 ft
Height 4.6 m15.092 ft
Powerplant 2 x 340 HP Lycoming GSO-480-A1A-6 or 2 x 380 HP Lycoming IGSO-540-B1A piston engines with 3 blade propellers.
Engine model Lycoming O-480, Lycoming O-540

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS 180 kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 180 kts MACH IAS kts IAS 180 kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 457 m ROC 1000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 490 m
MTOW 40004,000 kg
4 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL240 ROD 1000 ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 13701,370 nm
2,537,240 m
2,537.24 km
8,324,278.221 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AC68

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