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BE99
Name 99 Airliner
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Light
APC B
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable


Also manufacturered as:

BEECH 99 Airliner
BEECH Airliner


BEECH 99 Airliner

BEECH 99 Airliner

Image source: IANS

Description

Commuter airliner. In service since 1968. Commuter development based on BEECH Queen Air fuselage with BEECH King Air power plant to replace the BEECH 18. Some sub-models with different engines and weight were built between 1967 and 1986.

General

Aircraft name 99 Airliner
ICAO code/WTC BE99 / L
Manufacturer BEECH
Type code/APC L2T / B

Technical Data

Wing span 14 m45.932 ft
Length 13.6 m44.619 ft
Height 4.4 m14.436 ft
Powerplant 2 x 680 SHP PWC PT6A -28 or 2 x 715 SHP PWC PT6A -36 turboprop with 3 blade propellers.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Approach Landing
V2 (IAS) 115 kts IAS 145 kts IAS 200 kts IAS 200 kts MACH TAS 240 kts MACH IAS 240 kts IAS kts Vth (IAS) 110 kts
Distance 1000 m ROC 1000 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 800 ft/min MCS kts Distance 900 m
MTOW 7600 kg Ceiling FL260 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range 1600 NM


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE99

None on SKYbrary

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