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  on departure, the checklist advises a 15-second delay at 60 percent N1 while in position. The IPS can be either operated in AUTO mode (with ice detectors), NAI or MAN (manual) modes. In AUTO, the PC-24 utilizes a number of sensors to determine when to activate the various systems, including the bleed-air heating on the engine inlet and wings, as well as the pneumatic de-ice boots on the stabilizer.
Climbing out of Centennial, our V1 was 93 KIAS and Vr 93 KIAS. At our elevation of 5,885 ft MSL, our takeoff distance was 3,219 feet at -3 degrees Celcius. The PC-24 was designed to have a very high pitch angle of 20 to 30 degrees on takeoff for obstacle clearance and noise reduction. Kyle and Gilbert elected to reduce it to a more manageable 10 to 15 degrees for better visibility over the nose and pas- senger comfort. The climb profile is 250 KIAS transitioning to 0.70 Mach. We were quickly at a cruise altitude of FL430 (below the maximum op- erating altitude of 45,000 feet). The cockpit is very quiet, with a noise level of 76-78 dB in cruise.
Cabin Comfort
The flat floor in the cabin is a distinct advantage over drop-aisle designs, especially when changing seating and cargo configurations. The seats are highly adjustable and offer the ability to rotate and fa- cilitate cross-aisle communication. Cabin lighting is fully adjustable, with beautiful overhead upwash as well as downwash side panel LED lights. This PC-24 is also equipped with the optional Integrated Cabin Management System (iCMS). In addi- tion to an 800 GB media server for pas- senger entertainment, it also features control of the cabin environment, including lighting and temperature using a smart device. This control is provided through a cabin Wi-Fi router. When coupled with various communi- cations options, passengers can truly be connected anywhere in the world.
In the PC-24, as with their PC-12, the standard toilet is placed forward between the cockpit and cabin. To use the flushing toilet, doors on either
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By the Numbers
By the Numbers
Max Speed*
440 KTAS / 427 KTAS / 392 KTAS FL280 / FL350 / FL450
 Fuel Flow Max Speed*
1938 PPH / 1445 PPH / 940 PPH FL280 / FL350 / FL450
 Maximum Range
(LRC, NBAA IFR Reserves) 2,106 NM
 Max Ramp Wgt
18,400 lbs
 MTOW (SL, ISA)
18,300 lbs
 Basic Operating Wgt***
11,720 lbs
 Useful Load
6,880 lbs
 Fuel Capacity
5,964 lbs
 Max Fuel Payload**
715 lbs
 Base Price
$10,700,000
 As Flown
$11,800,000
 Typically Equipped (2020 Deliveries) $11,134,960
*Weight 17,000 lbs
**Based on Max Ramp Wgt, one pilot ***Standard Exec. Configuration, one pilot
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