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BEECH 400 Beechjet

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BE40
Aircraft
Name 400 Beechjet
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

BEECH Jayhawk
BEECH T-400 Beechjet
BEECH T-1 Jayhawk
BEECH Beechjet
BEECH 400 Beechjet
HAWKER BEECHCRAFT Hawker 400
RAYTHEON 400 Beechjet
RAYTHEON Hawker 400
RAYTHEON Beechjet
RAYTHEON Jayhawk
RAYTHEON T-1 Jayhawk
RAYTHEON T-400 Beechjet


BEECH 400 Beechjet

BEECH 400 Beechjet BEECH 400 Beechjet 3D

Description

Light corporate jet. In Service since 1986. Beechcraft/Raytheon bought the MITSUBISHI MU-300 Diamond design and has developed it into the BEECH 400. Also built as military T-1A JAYHAWK trainer. The original BEECH 400 and 400A is now marketed by RAYTHEON, USA.

Remanufactured variants were built by Nextant Aerospace since 2010. The P&W JT15D-5 engines replaced with Williams FJ44-3AP ones and the aircraft EFIS and TAWS were upgraded.

The Hawker 400XPR modification, featuring new avionics, interior and winglets, is availabke since 2014.

Technical Data

Wing span 13.3 m43.635 ft
Length 14.8 m48.556 ft
Height 4.2 m13.78 ft
Powerplant 2 x 12.9 kN P&W JT15D-5 turbofans

or

2 x 13.5 kN Williams FJ44-3AP turbofans

Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D, Williams FJ44

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)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 443 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.77 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 73037,303 kg
7.303 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL450 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 16931,693 nm
3,135,436 m
3,135.436 km
10,286,863.525 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE40

None on SKYbrary