Speedily reach your off-site meeting’s location by scheduling a trip via the Mitsubishi MU-2. This no frill, efficient plane has the essential in-flight and performance features you’ll need to reach your destination. With its capacity to land and run on short fields, it’s no wonder why the aircraft is a staple among those going on island getaways.
In the last 50 years or so, the Mitsubishi MU-2 has made regional trips much easier among travelers. Its performance mechanism was considered to be the most successful in postwar Japan. The plane contains a high-wing twin engine turboprop, with pressurized cabins. It has a takeoff weight of up to 4,000 kilos and it’s useful to fly on tropical trips.
Since its production, the Mitsubishi MU-2 has been continually upgraded by pilots and aircraft services. Some pilots have even been flying the aircraft for over three decades. The plane is sure to serve its purpose whether you’re taking a vacation trip from Florida to the Bahamas, or a business flight from Newfoundland and Labrador to Ontario. This on-call jet should definitely be your staple for short regional destinations.
Photo Credit: Phillip Capper
Fly with Family, Friends or Business Partners
This high-winged aircraft can fit up to 7 people on a trip. However if you’re opting for the long bodied version, it can also allow up to 9 people during a flight. The aircraft’s interior also has a flat floor, so it’s much easier for passengers to hop on board and find their way to their seats. It has these reliable features to ensure you’ll have a comfortable and delightful trip:
- Pressurized, air conditioned cabin
- 6 to 7 seats if plane is short bodied
- 7 to 9 seats if plane is long bodied
- Interior Height: 1.34 meters
- Interior Width: 1.43 meters
- Luggage Capacity: 600 lbs. for a 48-cubic feet space
Today, there are a number of dedicated pilots who have spent significant decades of their flying career while operating the Mitsubishi MU-2. They collaborate in continuously updating the technologies relevant to the aircraft to make sure their passengers will have pleasant rides every time.
Efficient Performance for Short Flights
Passengers would be glad to know how travelling on board the Mitsubishi MU-2 is quite convenient. This light, twin turboprop-powered aircraft can easily land on short runways and even grassy fields. It’s even a popular ride of choice for travelers going to the US Virgin Islands for tropical getaways. Here are some specifications to give you an idea on how it flies:
- Cruising Speed: 292 to 314 knots or nautical miles per hour
- Flying Range: 692 to 1,300 nautical miles
- Minimum Runway Requirement: 2,170 feet
- Take Off Distance on Over a 50-feet Obstacle: 3,400 feet
- Landing Distance on Over a 50-feet Obstacle: 2,900 feet
- Rate of Climb on Sea Level: 2,300 feet per minute
- Maximum Operating Altitude: 25,000 feet
Video Credit: isopellegrini
The Mitsubishi MU-2 is considered as Japan’s most successful, postwar aircraft was introduced in the 1960s. With over 800 units produced, this plane had its major components initially shipped from Japan and were eventually assembled in the United States. Significant changes have already been made since its introduction from its airframe, propellers, fuselage, cabin pressures up to its engines. While it used to be produced for tropical weather, the Mitsubishi MU-2 has been upgraded to fly even on colder climates. What used to be a flight vessel for the military is now widely used for travelers who need to reach their regional destinations at the fastest time possible.
Need to charter a plane for much faster trips? Then it would be a great idea to fly on board the Mitsubishi MU-20. See the system below to get a live quote from us.