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BEECH 76 Duchess

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Name 76 Duchess
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Light
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 1

Manufacturered as:

BEECH 76 Duchess
BEECH Duchess

BEECH 76 Duchess

BEECH 76 Duchess BEECH 76 Duchess 3D


Light twin trainer. In service since 1978. Low cost, high performance, light twin development. Production ended in 1982.

Technical Data

Wing span 11.6 m38.058 ft <br />
Length 8.9 m29.199 ft <br />
Height 2.9 m9.514 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 180 HP Lycoming 0-360-AIG6D piston engines with 2 blade propellers.
Engine model Lycoming O-360

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) 85 kts IAS 110 kts IAS 110 kts IAS 110 kts MACH TAS 140 kts MACH IAS 140 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 85 kts
Distance 650 m ROC 1000 ft/min ROC 800 ft/min ROC 800 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 800 ft/min MCS kts Distance 600 m
MTOW 17701,770 kg <br />1.77 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL200 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 750750 nm <br />1,389,000 m <br />1,389 km <br />4,557,086.618 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE76

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