Beechcraft 19 Musketeer. Photo. Characteristics.
Beechcraft 19 Musketeer. Photo. Characteristics.

Beechcraft 19 Musketeer. A photo. Characteristics.


Beechcraft Model 19 Musketeer is a single-engine light-engine aircraft, launched aircraft manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corporation in 1966 year.


Photo Beechcraft Model 19 Musketeer


Manufacture of small-aircraft Beechcraft Model 19 Musketeer was based on a previous version of the model of the same family - Beechcraft Model 23 Musketeer, however, for the next few, who later became a very important difference.

On board the aircraft, depending on the configuration and destination, can accommodate from two to four people, while the two-seat models are primarily designed for the transport of small goods, mostly mail, as well as for aerobatic flights, while four-seat Versions were used as private aircraft, as well as for moving passengers for short distances. The main difference between the two-seat versions of saloon trim, from four-seater, is that in the double versions, the rear of the cabin was adapted for the luggage compartment.


Beechcraft 19 Musketeer Photo


The Lycoming O-19-E320B piston aircraft engine was used as a power plant in the Beechcraft Model 2 Musketeer aircraft, which allows the aircraft to develop a power of 150 hp, which, taking into account the time of the start of aircraft production, was considered very effective and could be a reliable competitor to another American aircraft corporation - Cessna.


Cabin Beechcraft Model B19 Musketeer


C Given the fact that the aircraft Beechcraft Model 19 Musketeer belongs to a class of light-aircraft, the aircraft cabin is quite spacious and comfortable, but not least, it provided that the aircraft can cover distances up to 1200 kilometers. Maximum take-off weight of the aircraft was 1,6 m., Allowing, in turn, take off and land on neprotyazhёnnyh runways, making it possible to operate the airplane, even in remote areas.

Planes Beechcraft Model 19 Musketeer did not differ a great maneuverability, however, this factor does not worsen relations to his owners.

In 1968, US aircraft manufacturers of the corporation Beech Aircraft Corporation introduced an improved modification - Beechcraft Model 19A Musketeer, which has increased the maximum take-off weight, and the aircraft was transferred to the category of sports aircraft.

Model Beechcraft Model M19A Musketeer has been put into production in 1970 year, and its main distinguishing feature was that the aircraft, since this model was only a double and was intended solely as a sports aircraft to perform aerobatic exercises. Nevertheless, the American aircraft manufacturers have certified in the same year and 4-seater model - Beechcraft Model 19B Musketeer, received hardly any differences from the sports version, except for a bigger fuel tanks.

Currently, most models of aircraft Beechcraft Model 19 Musketeer is privately owned, however, a number of small carriers operate these aircraft as of aircraft for flight in remote corners, as well as for excursions.

All the production, aircraft building plant from the conveyor descended 922 aircraft of this model, of which currently operates about 700 units.


Specifications Beechcraft 19 Musketeer.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 7,8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,5 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 625 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 998 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1623 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 185 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 218 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1200 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-320-E2B;
  • Power: 150 hp


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