Swearingen SA-226T
SA-226T N75MX

Swearingen SA-226T

Crew 1-2 The Swearingen SA-226T “Merlin” III is a pressurized twin turboprop aircraft. It is capable of carrying up to six passengers with a crew of two. The NTPS Merlin operates under a Standard Airworthiness Certificate. Its two Garrett TPE331-SER engines produce 850 SHP each. The Merlin has a maximum takeoff weight of 12,500 lbs. The aircraft is instrumented and operates as a flying laboratory with flight test engineer consoles. NTPS uses the Merlin for Performance and Flying Qualities flight test instruction.
Passenger 7
Manufacturer Swearingen
Country of Origin USA
Engine 2 x TPE 331-3U-303G
Power 840 shp each
Length 42 ft 2 in
Height 16 ft 10 in
Wing Span 46 ft 3 in
Wing Area 277.5 ft2
MTOW 12,500 lbs
Range 2,670 miles
Vne 265 Kcas
Rate of Climb (sea level) 2,530 ft/min
Service Ceiling 29,900 ft