(d) Flight Duration. All missions with
over 12,500 pounds GTOW shall have a minimum
duration of 60 minutes unless restricted by Air Traffic
Control (ATC), turbulence, other weather conditions, or
(e) Takeoff. All takeoffs with over 12,500
pounds GTOW shall be accomplished from a smooth,
paved runway. Takeoffs shall not be performed with a
(2) Maximum Weight Operation.
(a) Takeoff. Maximum gross takeoff
weight is 14,000 pounds.
(b) Landing. Maximum gross landing
weight is 12,500 pounds.
(c) Maximum Ramp Weight. Maximum
ramp weight is 14,090 pounds.
Maximum zero fuel weight is 11,000 pounds.
The maximum weight that may be placed on the
steps of the cabin airstair door is 300 pounds.
5-20. TOILET WEIGHT LIMITATION.
The maximum weight of a person occupying the
toilet during takeoff or landing shall not exceed
Section V. AIRSPEED LIMITS, MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM
5-21. AIRSPEED LIMITATIONS.
All placarded airspeeds and airspeed indicator
illustrations throughout this Operator's Manual are
given as Indicated Airspeed (IAS) unless otherwise
5-22. MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AIRSPEED.
The maximum allowable airspeed is 259 KIAS
below 11,500 feet, and Mmo of 0.52 Mach as indicated
by the maximum allowable airspeed pointer (red
striped) between 11,500 feet and 35,000 feet.
The airspeed limit for extending the landing gear
and for flight with the landing gear extended is
5-24. LANDING GEAR RETRACTION SPEED.
The airspeed limit for retracting the landing gear
is 163 KIAS.
5-25. WING FLAP EXTENSION SPEEDS.
The airspeed limit for APPROACH extension,
40%, of the wing flaps is 200 KIAS. The airspeed limit
for flap positions beyond APPROACH is 157 KIAS
(Vfe). If wing flaps are extended above these speeds,
the flaps or their operating mechanisms may be
The minimum single engine control airspeed
(Vmca) at sea level standard conditions is 86 KIAS.
5-27. MAXIMUM DESIGN MANEUVERING SPEED.
The maximum design maneuvering speed is
5-28. TIRE LIMITATION.
a. Tire limitation for high flotation gear is
139 knots (160 mph).
b. Standard Gear. Tire limitation for standard
gear is 156 knots (180 mph).
Section VI. MANEUVERING LIMITS
a. The following maneuvers are prohibited.
(2) Aerobatics of any kind.
(3) Abrupt maneuvers above 181 KIAS.