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BE9T
Name King Air (F90)
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

BEECH King Air (F90)
BEECH 90 (F90) King Air


BEECH King Air (F90)

BEECH King Air (F90)

Image source: IANS

Description

Further refinement of the 90 series resulted in the Model F90 and follow-on Model F90-1. The F-models featured the T-tail of the Super King Air mated to the fuselage and wings of the E90, with PT6A-135 engines of 560 kW driving four-bladed propellers. The F90 prototype flew on 16 January 1978 and 203 production versions followed between 1979 and 1983, when the F90 was superseded by the F90-1. The F90-1 was put into production with redesigned engine cowlings, upgraded PT6A-135A engines, hydraulic landing gear, and triple-fed electrical bus.

General

Aircraft name King Air (F90)
ICAO code/WTC BE9T /
Manufacturer BEECH
Type code/APC L2T /

Technical Data

Wing span 15.3 m50.197 ft
Length 10.8 m35.433 ft
Height 4.5 m14.764 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney PT6A-135 turbine engines; 750 shp each.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE9T

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