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Ae 270 Ibis

The Aero Ae 270 Ibis is a turboprop-powered civil utility aircraft currently under development. Design work by Aero commenced in the early 1990s, with the aircraft's configuration finalised by 1993. In 1997, Aero signed an agreement with AIDC of Taiwan to jointly manufacture and market the aircraft as Ibis Aerospace.

Airworthiness has been certified by the Czech Civil Aviation Authority permitting training and aerial work, including commencement of commercial use[1].

Project was canceled and 3 fuselages were located in museum Air Park Zruč u Plzeně.


Specifications (Ae 270)

Data from Ae270 Propjet Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: One or two
  • Capacity: Up to 10 passengers, but typically 6.
  • Length: 12.23 m (40 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.82 m (45 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 4.78 m (15 ft 8 in)
  • Wing area: 21 m² (226 ft²)
  • Airfoil: NASA MS(1)-0316.7 (root), NASA MS(1)-0312 (tip)[2]
  • Empty weight: 2,564 kg (5,653 lb)
  • Useful load: 1,136 kg (2,504 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 4,000 kg (8,818 lb)
  • Powerplant:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-66A-42A turboprop engine, 634 kW (850 shp)
  • * Maximum landing weight: 3,800 kg (8,377 lb)



  1. ^ "Ae270 Commercial Flight-Ready", Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 8, 2007.
  2. ^ The Incomplete Guide to Airfoil Usage

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