Beechcraft Starship. Specifications. A photo.
Beechcraft Starship - multi-purpose twin-engine turboprop aircraft, designed by US aircraft manufacturers of the company «Beech Aircraft Corporation» in 1983 year.
Beechcraft Starship photo
US-aircraft manufacturers experts have launched the development of the aircraft model Beechcraft Starship in 1979 year, with the main goal set in front of them, was to design a unique in terms of its design aircraft that can find applications from private owners, including suitable for use as administrative-type aircraft.
Aircraft Beechcraft Starship really has a very unusual design for its time, in particular this applies to the virtual absence of the tail section, as well as the turboprop powerplant installation, located in the rear part of the fuselage and do push role.
Development of a unique in-kind aircraft model Beechcraft Starshi won the American aircraft manufacturers almost 7 years - its first flight the aircraft took place in 1986, after which it was almost immediately put into production, which was up to 1995 years. Over the entire period of production of the American aircraft manufacturers 53 aircrafts were built, and, experts do not rule out that one of the reasons for the popularity of mediocre enough aircraft became their high cost, is about 3,9 million.
A photoBeechcraft Starship
The Beechcraft Starship aircraft cabin can accommodate up to 8 people, including one or two pilots and six passengers. However, given a sufficiently high value, the vehicle is used only by households or as a business-class aircraft vessel.
The power plant of the aircraft Beechcraft Starship model unit consists of two turboprop engines brands Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67A, each of which provides power to the aircraft 1200 hp that the total volume is very good indicator of traction. The cruising speed of the aircraft Beechcraft Starship is 570 km \ h. However, if necessary, the aircraft can accelerate up to speed in 620 km \ h., And overcome the distance at distances of 2800 kilometers.
Salon Beechcraft Starship
Part of the produced aircraft Beechcraft Starship today make up the exhibition of aviation and technology museums, however, most of the aircraft of this model belongs to private owners, and still continues very actively exploited.
Specifications Beechcraft Starship:
- Crew: 2 person;
- Passenger: 6 people (depending on the layout of the cabin);
- aircraft Length: 14,12 m .;
- Wingspan: 16,6 m .;
- Plane Height: 3,69 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 4575 kg .;
- Payload: 2235 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 6810 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 570 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 620 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 2800 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 10910 m .;
- aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
- Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67A;
- Power: 2 × 1200 hp
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