Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

Thrush 550P

The 550P Model Turbo Thrush has set the standard in the ag aviation industry for tough dependability. With rugged construction, simplified systems and low maintenance, the Turbo Thrush is an aircraft any operator could depend upon until well into the 21st century.

  Standard Features

Constant speed Hartzell propeller, 550 gallon fiberglass hopper, 250 amp starter/generator, 3-inch stainless steel spray system, 41 inch stainless steel gatebox (seeding and fertilizer) and emergency liquid dump capabilities, 5 Blade Weath-Aero cockpit adjustable pump fan, 3 inch side loader, and streamlined aluminum booms, 5,000 pound certified Hooker harness, Sherwin-Williams JETGLO paint, wing tip navigation & strobe lights, outside air temperature gauge, 228 gallon fuel system, windshield wiper and washer, 29 inch high flotation tires and wheels with dual caliper Cleveland brakes, and Zee Air Conditioner and Cabin Heat.

  Value-Added Features 

  • 29,000 hour Wing Spar Life
  • Rugged Thrush Airframe
  • 550-Gallon Clear-View Hopper
  • 47.6-Foot Wing Span (350 Sq.Ft.)
  • 29-Inch Tires and Wheels With Dual Caliper Disk Brakes
  • Simple Quick-Change Wet/Dry Dispersal System
  • Superior Corrosion Protection
  • Pressurized Aft Fuselage
  • Wide-stance spring landing gear capable of absorbing 8800 pounds on short, rough strips
  • Optional spring steel landing gear can be added to increase weight to 10,500 lbs for take off and landings.
  Optional Equipment

dual cockpits, dual controls, bubble windows (aft cockpit only), right wing landing light, night working lights, map light for rear cockpit, observer’s seat, fire bomber installation, hopper level indicator, hopper rinse system, cockpit fire extinguisher, stainless steel spreader, smoker installation, avionics installation, hydraulic fire door and gate box, stainless steel booms, electric fan brake, chemical flow meter, agitator installation, automatic flagman, smoker drift detection system, left wing landing light, Shadin Electronic Fuel Flow Meter, and others.

 

Specifications and Performance Data
• Fuel Capacity 228 Gallons 863 Liters
• Empty Weight 4,300 lbs. 1,950 kgs.
• Typical Operating Weight 10,500 lbs. 4,400 kgs.
• Hopper Capacity (Dry) 66 cu. ft. 1.93 cu. mtrs.
• Hopper Capacity (Liquid spray system) 550 gallons 2,081 liters
• Length 33 ft. 10.06 mtrs.
• Height 9 ft. 2 in. 2.796 mtrs.
• Wing Span (long) 47 ft. 6 in. 14.478 mtrs.
• Wing Area (long) 350 sq. ft. 32.52 sq mtrs.
• Tread Width 9 ft. 2.74 mtrs.
• Velocity Never Exceed 220 mph 354 kph
• Working Speeds 90-150 mph 153-241 kph
• Stall Speed as Usually Landed 57 mph 92 kph
• Take-Off Distance @ 10,500 lbs. 1,200 ft. 366 mtrs.
• Landing Distance as Usually Landed 600 ft. 183.8 mtrs.
• Landing Distance as Usually Landed W/Reverse 400 ft. 121.9 mtrs.
• Fuel Consumption 45-60 gph 170-227 lph
• Cruising Speed @ 55% Power 170 mph 241 kph
• Ferry Range @ 45% power and 135 mph @ 7,500 ft. 770 miles

1,238 kilometers

Note: Performance numbers and specifications are preliminary in nature and are subject to change. Please call ASI for more information.