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BEECH 60 Duke

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Name 60 Duke
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail (Dihedral)
WTC Light
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

BEECH 60 Duke

BEECH 60 Duke

BEECH 60 Duke BEECH 60 Duke 3D


Light business aircraft. In service since 1968 (pressurized since 1970). Pressurized development between Beech 58 Baron and Beech 65 Queen Air. More than 1000 aircraft were built between 1968 and 1982.

Technical Data

Wing span 12 m39.37 ft <br />
Length 10.3 m33.793 ft <br />
Height 3.8 m12.467 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 380 HP Lycoming TIO 541-E1C4 piston engines with 3 blade propellers.
Engine model Lycoming TIO-541

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) 95 kts IAS 125 kts IAS 180 kts IAS 180 kts MACH TAS 220 kts MACH IAS 220 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 95 kts
Distance 600 m ROC 1500 ft/min ROC 800 ft/min ROC 800 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 800 ft/min MCS 160 kts Distance 400 m
MTOW 30703,070 kg <br />3.07 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL300 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range 10001,000 nm <br />1,852,000 m <br />1,852 km <br />6,076,115.49 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE60

None on SKYbrary