TaylorCraft BC-12D

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General Stats:
Seat Capacity: 2
Empty Weight: 730 lbs
Max Weight 1200 lbs
Useful Load: 470 lbs
Engine Name
Engine Number 1
Horsepower 65 HP
Never Exceed Speed: 0 kts
Stall speed: 0 kts
Service Ceiling: 17000 ft
Max Fuel 18 Gal
Performance/Efficiency Metrics:
Cruise Speed(75%BHP): 71 kts
GPH (75% BHP): 2.7
MPG (75% BHP) 26.3
Range (75% BHP): 385 nm
Fuel Cost Per Seat Mile 0.11 $
Fuel Cost Per Hour 16.2 $
MPG per 1000 lbs of Payload 12.36
F-T (Speed^2/FuelBurn) 18.7 HP
F-T Payload 8.8 kts
MPH To HP: 10.9 kts
T/O Roll - T/O over 50 FT OBST 350 ft / 700 ft

SA00068SE (PAGE 2) Installation of fuel flow/pressure instruments. (W/TSIO-360-MB1) Amended 10/20/2010 0:00
SA00079NY Installation of Airwolf remote mounted engine oil filter kit AFC-K008 on single and multi engine fixed wing light aircraft incorporating Teledyne Continental reciprocating engines of 450 horsepower or less. Amended 10/31/2012
SA00081NY Installation of Iceman Aviation Supplies Inc. Carburetor Ice Detector. Amended 5/15/2002
SA00139LA Installation of a replacement S & S Propeller model W7448A1-2. Issued 12/7/1995
SA00351LA Installation of Plexiglas cabin top in place of existing fabric cover. Issued 3/24/1997
SA00478CH (PAGE 2) Installation of Cooper Superflite 102 Fabric. Amended 5/10/2012
SA00680SE (4 OF 6 Installation of Electronics International model UBG-16 or UBG-16T bar graph engine analyzer.  Reissued 7/8/2005
SA01015SE Installation of eligible Alaska Tire and Rubber Company TSO-C62d Tires as listed in Approved Model List SA01015SE dated November 7 2001 or later FAA approved revision. Amended 10/4/2012
SA01026SE (PAGE 1) Improved fuel gascolator assembly. Amended 12/19/2012
SA01227SE Farication of Vortex Generator Kit. Amended 11/12/2008
SA01233SE Manufacture of Alaskan Bushwheel Inc. (ABI) tail wheel and fork assembly per ABI Document ABI-3200B Revision A dated April 28 2005 or later FAA approved revision.  Amended 5/22/2012
SA01240SE (5 OF 5) Installation of secondary voltage indication system Reissued 4/3/2006 0:00
SA01669CH Installation of Challenger Reusable Air Filter Amended 6/21/2012
SA01765SE Installation of Alaskan Bushwheel Inc (ABI) TSO-C26d wheels Part Number (P/N) ABI-1010. Amended 10/11/2012
SA01800SE (PG 4) Fabrication and installation of new or replacement of existing instrument panel lights dimmer control.  Reissued 12/1/2011
SA01861SE (PAGE 5)  Fabrication and installation of Landing Light Controller Reissued 12/1/2011
SA01944CH (2 OF 2) Modify airplane to fly on unleaded automotive gasoline 87 minimum antiknock index per ASTM Specification D-439 or D-4818 of any volatility class A through E or 82UL AVGAS per ASTM D-6227. Issued 3/5/2004 0:00
SA01988SE (PAGE 5) Installation of Electronics International Inc. Glass Panel Engine Monitor (with In-Flight Data) MVP-50P.  Issued 4/17/2009 0:00
SA02033AT (PAGE 5) Modification to install an air-oil separator to prevent oil from being aspirated from the engine breather line (47J series w stc s SH4-235SW SH4-826SW or SH479SW) Amended 7/25/2008 0:00
SA02110CH (PAGE 3) Installation of a Time Trac Data Recorder  Reissued 1/11/2010
SA02168AK (PG 2) Installation of hourmeter airspeed switch. For unpressurized aircraft only. Pressurized aircraft must have pressurization system deactivated. Issued 3/23/2001 1:00
SA02212AK (PG 4) Replacement of existing landing and/or taxi light reflector and bulbs with high intensity discharge (HID) lighting systems. Amended 5/4/2011
SA02268CH (PAGE 5) Installation of Airwolf Filter Corp. Air Oil Separator Amended 8/28/2011
SA02283SE Page 2 Installation of Electronics International Inc. Glass Panel Engine Monitor (with In Flight Data) CGR-30P Reissued 8/27/2013
SA02300AK Installation of FAA approved sealed lift struts in accordance with Airframes Inc. Master Drawing List No. 315 Revision B dated October 2 2007 or later FAA approved revision and Airframes Inc. Installation Instructions AFI-II-TCSTRUT Revision A dated October 8 2007 or later FAA approved revision. Reissued 6/9/2008
SA02520AT Installation of M-20 Oil Separator model 600-WP. Issued 5/30/2002
SA02604CH Installation of a battery powered engine starting system. Issued 7/24/2008
SA1-210 Conversion of Taylorcraft Model BC or Model BC12D to the equivalent of aircraft models BC12D85 and BC12D-4-85 or Model 19. Reissued 3/20/2010
SA1-217 Replacing original lacing for securing fabric to wings with screws and washers. Issued 
SA1-95 Wing lift struts to include a hydraulic-pneumatic shock absorber. Issued 1/1/1961
SA1008WE Installation of Poly-Fiber covering material. Reissued 5/27/2003
SA1070SO Installation of Aqua Model 1500 floats. Amended 5/25/2004
SA10921SC Installation of an alternator and regulator as a replacement to existing OEM generators and mechanical voltage regulators Issued 11/10/2008
SA1350WE Replace existing fabric on wings fuselage empennage and/or control surfaces with fiberglass cloth. Reissued 3/6/1969
SA1351WE (PG 2) Replace existing fabric on wings fuselage empennage and/or control surfaces with Ceconite101 material. (262A Series -12) Amended 8/19/1983 0:00
SA1398GL Surrendered and incorporated into STC SA241CH. Surrendered 6/14/2002
SA1626NM Page 2 Installation of Electronics Int l Digital EGT/CHT Instruments and accessories. (201 Series) Amended 3/9/1993
SA1901SW Clipped wings revised control system added aileron and elevator servo tabs. Issued 1/1/1960
SA2-225 Windshield manufactured in accordance with Luminous Plastics Drawing No. LP-650. Reissued 4/9/1979
SA2-867 Installation of fiberglass covering. Reissued 9/10/1996
SA2085CE Operation of airplane on unleaded automotive gasoline 87 minimum antiknock index and leaded automotive gasoline 88 minimum antiknock index (RON+MON)/2. Intermixing with aviation gasoline also approved. Amended 5/10/2004
SA208WE Remove right hand cabin door and control column for parachute jumping aerial photography etc Issued 9/30/1962
SA2190NM Page 2 Installation of electronics International Digital Volt/Amp Gauges and Accessories. Issued 2/16/1984
SA2350NM Page 2 Installation of Electronics International Inc digital carburetor/outside air temperature gauges Amended 6/6/1990
SA241CH Install Ceconite 101 fabric. Amended 7/11/2006
SA24CH Installation of Baumann Model 1420 floats. Reissued 6/2/2006
SA269NW Extension of the engine mount and cowling to accommodate a starter on a Continental C-85 engine installation Issued 3/12/1976
SA2891SW Installation of stick type control system. Issued 12/20/1978
SA3027SO Installation of the Basic Aircraft Products air driven alternator Type BPE-14 Model 1008. Issued 10/8/1991
SA308EA (1 OF 2) Installation of carburetor ice detection system 105AP in single and twin engine aircraft and single engine helicopters powered by Continental Franklin and Lycoming type engines equipped with Marvel-Schebler MA-2 MA-3 MA-4 MA-4-5 MA-6 and HA-6 series carburetors. (Normal Utility and Acrobatic Category airplanes and helicopters equipped with engines and carburetors as described.) Amended 11/20/1978
SA352NW Removal of cabin door Issued 9/22/1976
SA3629NM Application of polyurethane finishing system. Issued 7/15/1987
SA3862NM Page 2 Installation of Electronics International Primary TIT/EGT/CHT instruments remote switches and associated accessories. Amended 4/25/1988
SA4-1200 Delco-Remy generator 1101879 and regulator 1118384. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-1210 Installation of Eonnex cover on aircraft surfaces. Reissued 8/19/1980
SA4-1346 Fiberglas covering of airplane surfaces. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-1438 Eronite covering of fuselage. Issued 1/1/1970
SA4-613 Fiberglass wheel pants and mounting brackets of metal. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-830 Fiberglass covering on wings. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-840 Fabric replaced with glass cloth on wings fuselage empennage and/or control surfaces. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-906 Ceconite 101 covering of complete airframe. Amended 12/15/1966
SA4108SW Use of Piper metal spars to replace original wood spars. Issued 3/13/1980
SA4139NM Installation of a Continental O-200-A engine Cessna 150 baffle system univair type F19 engine mount Cessna 150 engine exhaust stack assembly two 6 gallon wing fuel tanks and associated systems 60 AMP alternator (Cessna 150 type) and a Hendrickson Model H70A48 wood propeller Issued 2/24/1988
SA4797NM Installation of Cessna rudder pedals master cylinders and axles aircraft spruce and specialty wheel fairings and Cleveland brakes and wheels. Issued 3/22/1990
SA489EA Installation of ARP Inc. carburetor ice detection system Models 107AP (-12 -R-12 -24 and -R-24 series) in single and twin engine aircraft and single engine helicopters powered by Continental Franklin and Lycoming type engines equipped with Precision A ir-Motive (Facet or Marvel-Schebler) MA-2 MA-3 MA-3SPA MA-4 MA-4-5 MA-4SPA MA-5 MA-6 MA-6AA and HA-6 series carburetors. Amended 12/5/2002
SA5028NM Installation of a Continental O-200-A engine McCauley 1A101/DCM propeller and associated installation components. Limited to installation on serial number 7274 ONLY. Issued 2/8/1991
SA5159NM (1 OF 2) Installation of chip detector system. Amended 11/6/1992
SA5755NM Installation of a propeller anti theft device. Issued 8/5/1992
SA593CH (4 OF 5) Install Champion SlickSTART magneto booster system. Reissued 2/10/2009 0:00
SA661AL Installation of Plexiglass Skylight. Reissued 2/22/2008
SA69NW Installation of Matney s engine charge air-air filter assembly. (AA-1B AA-1 AA-1A 1969 AND ON) (AA-5 1972 1973 AND 1974 ONLY) Amended 10/8/1974
SA701GL Installation of STC SA2391SW with the exceptions. Issued 8/18/1983
SA71GL Installation of air filters Reissued 6/20/2000
SA768GL Superseded by STC SA01944CH.  Surrendered 3/5/2004
SA798EA Installation of Monitair exhaust gas combustion monitor kit. Reissued 2/14/1972
SA8075SW (PAGE 1) Installation of fiberglass covering. (M-62 SERIES PT-19) (G-73 SCHWEIZER) Reissued 11/10/2003
SA908NW Installation of a Continetnal engine and a McCauley propeller Issued 3/25/1980
Fusulage Construction
Airframe Material
Number of Doors
Wing Location
Wing Construction
Wing Rib Material
Wing Skin Material
Aileron Type
Aileron Trim
Aileron Control System
Flap Type
Wing Flap Actuation
Empennage Type
Empennage Rib Material
Empennage Skin Material
Rudder Trim
Yaw Trim Actuator
Yaw Control System
Pitch Trim
Pitch Control System
Pitch Trim Actuator
Landing Gear
Landing Gear Type
Retraction System
Emergency Extension
Ground Steering
Shock Absorbtion Main Gear
Shock Absorbtion Other Gear
Brake Type
Brake Controls
Instrument Panel
Flight Control
Number of Seats
Window Defrost
Normal Climb Profile Speed (KIAS)
Maximum Climb Profile Speed (KIAS)
Number of Engines
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Fuel/Air Mechanism
Number of Cylinders
Max HP
Starter System
Propeller Manufacturer
Propeller Model
Number of Blades
Minimum Diameter
Maximum Diameter
Propeller Type
Propeller Governor
Fuel System
Fuel System Type
Approved Fuel Type 1
Approved Fuel Type 2
Approved Fuel Type 3
Fuel Capacity (G)
Tank Type 1 Location
Tank Type 1 Capacity (G)
Tank Type 2 Location
Tank Type 2 Capacity (G)
Usable Fuel (G)
Oil Capacity (Quarts)
Electrical System
Power Source
Power Storage
System Voltage
Alternator Amp
Battery Voltage
Battery Amp/Hour
Maximum T/O Weight (lbs)
Maximum LDG Weight (lbs)
Standard Empty Weight (lbs)
Useful Load (lbs) 0
Station 1 Baggage Location
Max Weight Station 1 (lbs)
Station 2 Baggage Location
Max Weight Station 2(lbs)
Station 3 Baggage Location
Max Weight Station 3(lbs)
Wing Loading (lbs/sq.ft)
Vne (KCAS)
Vno (KCAS)
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