E121

EMBRAER Xingu

Aircraft
Name
Xingu
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
T-tail
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
On wing mounted, pusher propellers
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
EMBRAER VU-9 Xingu
EMBRAER Xingu
EMBRAER EC-9 Xingu
EMBRAER EMB-121 Xingu

E121

Liaison and trainer aircraft. In service since 1977. Coupled EMB-110 Bandeirante wings and engines with a new fuselage. The major customer was the French Armée de l'Air. Several derivations, including the EMB-120 Brasilia as regional airliner and the EMB-123 Tapajós. Last development EMB-121B Xingu 2 with more powerful engines, more seat capacity, stretched fuselage and wing span. Production ceased in 1987 after 105 aircraft were built.

EMB-121B Xingu 2: Wing span 14,83 m MTOW 6,140kg.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
14.45 m
Length (metric)
12.25 m
Height (metric)
4.74 m
Powerplant

Xingu 1: 2 x 680 SHP PWC PT6A-28 turboprops with 3 blade propellers.

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
865 m
MTOW
5670 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1400 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
243 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
260
Range
1270 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
850 m

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