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BEECH 65 Queen Air

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Name 65 Queen Air
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

BEECH Seminole (U-8F)
BEECH Queen Air (65)
BEECH U-8F Seminole
BEECH 65 Queen Air
EXCALIBUR Queenaire 800 (65)

BEECH 65 Queen Air

BEECH 65 Queen Air BEECH 65 Queen Air 3D


Utility, light transport and commuter airliner. In service since 1960. Initial model of BEECH largest piston engine utility aircraft family. Combined the wing of the BEECH 50 Twin Bonanza with a new fuselage. Replaced by BEECH 80 in 1964. Mil. Type: U-8F Seminole.

Technical Data

Wing span 15.5 m50.853 ft
Length 10.8 m35.433 ft
Height 4.3 m14.108 ft
Powerplant 2 x 340 HP Lycoming IGSO-480-A1E6 piston engines with three blade propellers.
Engine model Lycoming O-480

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 159 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 39923,992 kg
3.992 tonnes
Ceiling FL268 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 13171,317 nm
2,439,084 m
2,439.084 km
8,002,244.1 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE65

None on SKYbrary