Hawker Beechcraft

Best of the Best 2012: Business Aircraft: Business Turboprop: Hawker Beechcraft King Air 350i and 250

Practicality, performance, and comfort are trademarks of the Hawker Beechcraft King Air 350i and 250 (316.676.5034, http://www.hawkerbeechcraft.com) turboprops. The $7 million twin-engine 350i is at the top of the 48-year-old King Air line—the all-time best-selling private-aircraft line. With a seating capacity of 11 passengers, a range approaching 2,000 miles, a cruise speed of about 360 […]

Cabin Comforts

Great emphasis is placed on an aircraft’s capabilities—its range, cruise speed, climb rate, and fuel efficiency. Once the plane leaves the ground, however, the cabin design becomes of paramount importance: If you are comfortable on board and have all the amenities you need, you will not mind spending that extra time aloft that a speedier […]

Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90GTX

This addition to the venerable King Air line increases maximum gross weight by 385 pounds, almost doubling the full-fuel payload capability to 750 pounds and stretching the four-passenger range by 230 miles. Hawker Beechcraft added small composite winglets, which boost climb performance and fuel efficiency and improve handling at low speeds and high altitudes. The […]

Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200GT

King Airs have proved their usefulness over the years, with more than 6,000 flying in all corners of the world and a steady stream of model upgrades and variants. The B200GT, introduced in 2007 as the successor to the B200, features upgraded Pratt & Whitney Canada engines that add almost 20 knots to the top […]

Hawker Beechcraft King Air 3501

The King Air 350i is a contemporary interpretation of a classic light twin. The updated, pressurized cabin features networked widescreen high-definition monitors, digital on-demand audio, LED task lighting, and power ports at each seat. Built-in integration supports optional satellite radio and media devices such as iPods. The cabin furnishings are designed for flexibility, with seats […]

Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 750

The Hawker 750 utilizes the same Honeywell engines and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suite as the 800XP from which it was developed. On the 750, however, Hawker Beechcraft replaced one of the fuel tanks with a 32-cubic-foot heated storage area. This adjustment created an abundance of baggage space and reduced the plane’s weight, […]

Hawker Beechcraft Beechcraft Premier II

The Premier II, expected to start deliveries by late 2012 or early 2013, takes the IA to the next level—literally. The II will climb to 45,000 feet, where fuel burns more efficiently and fewer headwinds slow progress. The new model also intends to increase range by as much as 20 percent and boost the maximum […]

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