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BE24
Name Musketeer Super
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Engine Piston
Engine count Single


Also manufacturered as:

BEECH Sierra
BEECH Musketeer Super
BEECH 24 Sierra
BEECH 24 Musketeer Super


BEECH Musketeer Super

BEECH Musketeer Super

Image source: IANS

Description

In 1966, Beechcraft introduced a higher-powered version of the Model 23 Musketeer and named it the Beechcraft 23-24 Musketeer Super III. This upgraded model had a Lycoming IO-360 fuel injected powerplant which produced 150 kW, 26 kW more than the standard Model 23 Musketeer of that year. The Model 23-24 Musketeer Super III proved the utility of the 150 kW engine in the Musketeer airframe, but the fixed gear configuration prevented using full advantage of the extra power of the injected Lycoming. The obvious solution was retracting the landing gear and this resulted in the Model 24.

General

Aircraft name Musketeer Super
ICAO code/WTC BE24 / L
Manufacturer BEECH
Type Code/APC L1P /

Technical Data

Wing span 9.98 m32.743 ft
Length 7.82 m25.656 ft
Heigth 2.51 m8.235 ft
Powerplant 1 x Lycoming IO-360 150kW.
Engine Model Lycoming O-360

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE24

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