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Beechcraft King Air 300

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Aircraft Data

The King Air is a twin engined, short range turboprop utility or corporate aircraft, built in 4 versions (90,100,200 and 300). Also used widely by military as a trainer and utility aircraft. King Airs are the best selling twin turboprop utility aircraft.

The King Air 300 was at first an uprated medium range 200, known as the Super King Air 300, the 'Super' was soon dropped. The airframe was cleaned up and more powerful engines fitted to extend the performance, range and weights available.

Summary data for Beechcraft King Air 300
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA198312612528 - 11


2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A (500 - 1940 shp) turboprop engines.

The King Air Beech 300 has two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A rated at 1050shp


Dimensions for Beechcraft King Air 300
Length43 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span54 ft. 6 in.
Height14 ft. 4 in.
Empty Weight8,490 lbs.
Max Weight14,000 lbs.


Performance of Beechcraft King Air 300
Max Speed315 kts
Cruise Speed283 kts (Normal cruise)
Ceiling35,000 ft.
Normal Range1,670nm (Seats full)
Max Range1,960nm (With 4 passengers and reserves.)

Updated 24th November 2008

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