Flying for a quick and fun getaway? Or perhaps you’ll need to take care of business transactions, thousands of kilometers away from your office. Either way, there’s a small turbo prop aircraft which can address your need to speedily fly towards your intended location. The EMB 121 Xingu is Embraer’s compact aircraft which has been in demand among international air forces. It would be certainly thrilling to know what it’s like to fly on one of the international air forces’ go-to military planes. This 9-seater aircraft has the no-frill yet sufficiently spacious interiors, enough to make its passengers feel comfortable throughout an hour-long flight.
The small prop aircraft has its corresponding, seat plan which will depend on the customized features of your charter. With its capacity for short range flights, you’ll no longer need to stay stuck in on-the-road traffic. From Ontario, this aircraft can let you fly as far as Havana in Cuba, or even Texas in the United States. Ride aboard the EMB 121 Xingu, and you will only need several minutes for you to reach your intended location.
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Compact Interiors for No-Fuss Flyers
Are you a practical flyer who prefers efficiency in every trip? Then you’d probably be impressed to know how the EMB 121 Xingu has been serving the French Air Forces for over 3 decades now. For private passengers, this is exactly what you’ll need for really quick trips. Patterned after the Bandeirante, this solidly compressed aircraft also has an adjusted fuselage. Only a hundred units of the EMB 121 Xingu have been produced since its first flight and they’re mostly deployed for military purposes. Hence it would certainly be a treat to schedule a charter on this aircraft.
Here are just some of the specifications you’ll get to see as you schedule for a private flight aboard the EMB 121 Xingu:
- Seats up to 9 passengers
- Height of Interior: 2.04 meters
- Width of Interior: 2.16 meters
- Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW): 12,500 pounds
Smooth Flights aboard the EMB 121 Xingu
Given its speed and range, the EMB 121 Xingu is sure to bring steady rides for its passengers. On the average, the aircraft can accommodate 5 to 6 passengers, and 1 to 2 crew members. Are you one who likes to take leisure rides on a regular basis? Then you’d be glad how this plane has stable glides, hence it lets you enjoy the skies, landscapes and nearby seas even more. Its fuel efficient components even give you chances to tour the skies and take a couple of breathers any time you get the chance to reserve for a charter.
Check out these performance specifications, so you’ll have an idea of how enjoyable your ride can get aboard the EMB 121 Xingu:
- Speed: 251 knots (kts) or nautical miles per hour (nm)
- Range: 1,200 nautical miles
- Cruising Speed: 203 kts
- Climbing Rate: 1,798 feet per minute
- Maximum Altitude: 28,000 feet
Manufactured by Brazilian company Embraer, the EMB 121 Xingu was first flown in the mid-70s. By 1977, it had the French military as its major purchaser. Further variations were constructed to fit applications. Other upgrades were done through engine changes. The series of EMB 121 Xingu were powered by different Pratt & Whitney Canada turbo fan engines. The engines’ corresponding units differed depending on the power requirements of each aircraft.
As a flying enthusiast, would you want to frequently drink in the skies’ beauty? Or perhaps you’re simply a flyer who’s rushing to get to your intended destination. Either way, a charter for the EMB 121 Xingu is just what you’ll need. See our system below and get your very own live quote today: