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BEECH 70 Queen Air

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Name 70 Queen Air
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
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 Queen Air (70)
BEECH 70 Queen Air

BEECH 70 Queen Air

BEECH 70 Queen Air BEECH 70 Queen Air 3D


Utility, light transport and commuter airliner. In service since 1969. Longer wingspan development of BEECH 65. 42 numbers were built, some remained in service.

Technical Data

Wing span 15.5 m50.853 ft <br />
Length 10.8 m35.433 ft <br />
Height 4.5 m14.764 ft <br />
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 120 kts IAS 120 kts IAS 120 kts MACH TAS 180 kts MACH IAS 160 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 110 kts
Distance 510 m ROC 1300 ft/min ROC 700 ft/min ROC 700 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 900 ft/min MCS kts Distance 494 m
MTOW 37003,700 kg <br />3.7 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL300 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 755755 nm <br />1,398,260 m <br />1,398.26 km <br />4,587,467.195 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE70

None on SKYbrary