We hold the worldwide inventory of PT6A-65B & PT6A-65R engines so that you don’t have to call every PT6 vendor to get the same info that we have in one place! Check them out in the list below.

The PT6A-65B & PT6A-65R engines are turboprop aircraft engines built by Pratt & Whitney Canada.


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PT6A-65B For Sale

We currently have many PT6A-65B engines for sale. These engines are from trusted vendors who use us specifically to sell their engines. Although we do not hold the inventory ourselves, we help you by holding an inventory from vendors all over the world! Some of these vendors come to us in order to get their engines on the internet before they even hit their own websites. The goal of Turbine Options is to create the best possible situation for you and your purchasing needs. If you happen to own a PT6A-65B or PT6A-65R engine that you would like to sell, give us a call us and we will put you in our inventory.

Give Us A Call

If the engine you are looking for is not in the list above, we still encourage you to give us a call. We hear about new engines every day and if our inventory does not currently hold it, we will place you on a watchlist and notify you immediately when we find an engine that fits your requirements. If you are inquiring about an exchange, we can take your core engine and the price of a new, mid-time, or high-time engine down!


The PT6A-65B and PT6A-65R turbine engines are large-sized turboprop aircraft engines. They are a variation of the PT6 Pratt & Whitney Canada engine. Intended use of the PT6A-65B is for the Beechcraft 1900 and Beechcraft 1900C airframes. Another application of the PT6A-65B engine is the Polish Aviation Factory M28 Skytruck. The PT6A-65B and PT6A-65R engines have a shaft horsepower of 1173 shp and 1376 shp, respectively. This engine is also used on the Ayres Turbo-Thrush. It is a 218 kg, 4-stage turboprop engine.

PT6A-65B & PT6A-65R Differences

The PT6A-65B has an additional axial compressor stage and increased diameter gas producer turbine wheel. This is the largest difference between the -65B and the PT6A-45. The largest difference between the -65B and -65R is the reverse T/O rating on the -65R. The weight of the -65B is 481 lbs. and the shaft horsepower is 117 shp. The weight of the -65R is 481 lbs. and the shaft horsepower is 1376 shp. Both of these Pratt & Whitney engines are large series engines. Conversion from a -65R to a -65B includes changing the fuel control unit, prop governor, and cambox assembly.