Beechcraft Premier 1A
Beechcraft Premier 1A. A photo. Characteristics.

Beechcraft Premier 1A


In the early 1994 "Beech" has begun work on a light jet business jet. "Beech" had already been branch "Raytheon", and the new aircraft had to first carry the name of the company. Later, however, "Raytheon" made part of the aircraft product line "Beechcraft", where he is the only jet. Option PremierI presented at the Congress of the National Association of Business Aviation in 1995, as a direct competitor Cessna Citation JetAnd 22.12.1998 lifted him into the air. To test program connected three prototypes. Another two buildings constructed for ground testing service life and resistance to damage.


Beechcraft Premier 1A Salon

Beechcraft Premier 1A photo salon


Sovoemenny jet first flew from BeechField at Wichita. Pilot test - CharlieVolk and flight engineer WarrenGould ptestirovali the maneuverability of the aircraft and its stability during flight, engine and main systems operation at approximately 14500 feet. PremierI reached a flight speed of 370 km / h during the first hour of the first flight. The second PremierI took off on 04.06.1999. Test pilot BillVavra and flight engineer Peter Gracey tested the overall maneuverability of the aircraft. The first aircraft by this time had flown 115 hours, reaching a speed of 0.8M and an altitude of 41000 feet. The third plane took off on 17.09.1999 from BeechField at Wichita. The flight took almost two hours. Test pilot DaveNewton and flight engineer CoreyEckhart tested the flaps, landing gear and onboard systems in the aircraft.

Premier Composite Fuselage entirely, eliminating the need for conventional web frames Balo possible to reduce the weight on 20 percent and make more cabin volume on 13 percent. The wing is made of aluminum alloy and is almost entirely occupied by the fuel-tank compartments. The data in the cockpit displayed on two LCD (third - optional), which is part of the RockwellCollinsEFIS. By November 2000 "Raytheon" is 260 orders PremierI; aircraft certified 23.03.2001. Among the customers of the team, "Formula -1" Jordan, she got a plane to 2002.


Beechcraft Premier 1A cockpit

Beechcraft Premier 1A cockpit


Later, Beechcraft designed the Premier 1A with an improved ProLine21 avionics package, improved braking system and a redesigned interior. In 2009 this machine remained the only one in production, although Beechcraft spoke of its intention to present the PremierII at EBACE2008. This model was supposed to receive FJ443AP motors, the thrust of which is 13,61 kN and end washers on the wing. The aircraft entered service in spring 2010.


The characteristics of the aircraft Premier 1A:


  • Range: 2095km

  • Cruising speed: 835km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 12500m

  • The highest take-off weight: 5670kg

  • The greatest number of passengers: 6

  • The best number of passengers: 5

  • The length of the passenger compartment: 4.11 m

  • The width of the passenger compartment: 1.68m

  • Cabin height: 1.65m

  • The volume of the passenger compartment: 8.92kub.m

  • Length: 14.02m

  • Height: 4.67m

  • Wingspan: 13.56 


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Beechcraft Premier 1A.
Beechcraft Premier 1A not rare aircraft. At the moment the sale is more than 10 resource.
Cost Beechcraft Premier 1A. 2011 years 1,011.4 issue with flying hours since the beginning of the operation and make touchdowns 793 2,750,000 US dollars.
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