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, 530 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, 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.  Now Standard with a Garmin G5 Electronic Flight Information Systems (EFIS)

 

  Value-Added Features 
 

 

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    • 29,000 hour Wing Spar Life
     
    • Rugged Thrush Airframe
     
    • 530-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, Aft bubble windows, 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 Capacity228 Gallons863 Liters
• Empty Weight4,300 lbs.1,950 kgs.
• Typical Operating Weight10,500 lbs.4,400 kgs.
• Hopper Capacity (Dry)66 cu. ft.1.93 cu. mtrs.
• Hopper Capacity (Liquid spray system)530 gallons2,081 liters
• Length33 ft.10.06 mtrs.
• Height9 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 Width9 ft.2.74 mtrs.
• Velocity Never Exceed220 mph354 kph
• Working Speeds90-150 mph153-241 kph
• Stall Speed as Usually Landed57 mph92 kph
• Take-Off Distance @ 10,500 lbs.1,200 ft.366 mtrs.
• Landing Distance as Usually Landed600 ft.183.8 mtrs.
• Landing Distance as Usually Landed W/Reverse400 ft.121.9 mtrs.
• Fuel Consumption55-70 gph170-227 lph
• Cruising Speed @ 55% Power170 mph241 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.