Air Tractor AT-502B

World’s Most Popular Ag Plane

For many ag operators, the AT-502B is the ideal combination of payload and performance. It’s got every airframe and engine advantage to put you ahead at day’s end.

The Industry’s Workhorse

The AT-502B is the most popular size Air Tractor, with well over 1000 of our 502 series aircraft manufactured since 1987. Business-savvy operators fly the AT-502B to make their operations more productive and profitable. Its big 500-gallon (1.893 L) payload means you’ll make fewer trips out and back; fewer landing and takeoffs. More acres sprayed in less time. Better profitability.

AT-502B Specifications

Engine Type:P&W PT6A-34AG
Engine SHP:750 @ 2200 RPM
Propeller:Hartzell HC-B3TN-3D/T10282NS+4
Take-off Weight:9,400 lbs (4.263 kg)
Landing Weight:8,000 lbs (3.628 kg)
Empty Weight with Spray Equipment:4,546 lbs (2.062 kg)
Useful Load:5,403 lbs (2.450 kg)
Hopper Capacity:500 US gal (1.893 L)
Fuel Capacity:170 US gal (644 L)
Wing Span:52 ft (15,84 m)
Wing Area:312 sq ft (29,01 m²)
Main Wheel Size:29.00 x 11-10
Tail Wheel Size:5.00 x 5

AT-502B Performance

Cruise Speed at 8,000 ft (2.438 m):154 mph (134 kts)
Working Speed (Typical):120-145 mph (104-126 kts)
Range – Economy Cruise at 8,000 ft (2.438 m):620 mi (998 km)
Stall Speed – Flaps Up:82 mph (71 kts) at 8,000 lbs (3.629 kg)
Stall Speed – Flaps Down:68 mph (59 kts) at 8,000 lbs (3.629 kg)
Stall Speed as Usually Landed:53 mph (46 kts)
Rate of Climb:870 fpm at 9,400 lbs (4.264 kg)
Take-off Distance:1,140 ft at 9,400 lbs (4.264 kg)

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