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BEECH King Air (F90)

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Name King Air (F90)
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Type code L2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

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

BEECH King Air (F90)

BEECH King Air (F90) BEECH King Air (F90) 3D


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The F90 prototype flew on 16 January 1978 and 203 production versions followed between 1979 and 1983, when the F90 was superseded by the F90-1.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.

Technical Data

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

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 kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 220 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 53525,352 kg <br />5.352 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL248 ROD ft/min APC
WTC Range 15251,525 nm <br />2,824,300 m <br />2,824.3 km <br />9,266,076.122 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE9T

None on SKYbrary