Partenavia P.68B

One in Perth fleet.

The Partenavia P.68 is an Italian six-seat, twin-engined, high-wing monoplane built by Partenavia and later Vulcanair. Designed by Professor Luigi Pascale and originally put into production in 1972, it was intended for private or business use but has also seen use as both a training and a transport aircraft. It was originally named the Victor, although this name was not used for the production aircraft.

General characteristics*

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Length: 9.55 m (31 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.00 m (39 ft 4½ in)
  • Height: 3.40 m (11 ft 1¾ in)
  • Empty weight: 1,230 kg
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,990 kg
  • Powerplant: 2 × Lycoming IO-360-A1B6 air-cooled flat-four, 200 hp engines


  • Maximum speed: 174 kts (322 km/h) at sea level
  • Cruise speed: 150 kts (298 km/h) at 10,000 ft (65% power)
  • Stall speed: 58 kts, flaps down
  • Range: 2,112 km (1,140 nm)
  • Rate of climb: 7.6 m/s (1,500 ft/min)

*This information is provided as a guide only and not intended to replace the Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH). The Pilot in Command should cross check the POH of the aircraft they intend to use prior to flight.

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