Hawker 400XP. A photo. Characteristics. Salon.
Hawker 400XP. A photo. Characteristics. Salon.

Hawker 400XP

Hawker 400 XP - a small twin-engine jet aircraft for corporate use. Designed originally built by Mitsubishi, it was subsequently improved and developed campaign BeechAircraftCompany, which is now a part of the Hawker Beechcraft.

The aircraft was designed as a Mitsubishi MU 300 Diamond. It was supposed to be a class higher than that produced by MitsubishiMU2 and was promoted by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries as a top model of a corporate aircraft (this is connected with the name "Diamond" (translated as diamond). MU300 has wings that have a supercritical profile calculated using a computer program for reducing drag and Pratt & WhitneyCanadaJT15D engines.

Hawker 400XP Salon

Hawker 400XP Salon

In the middle of 1980 Beechcraft he obtained the rights to manufacture and began to produce this model Beechjet 400. Beechjet 400 has received FAA certification in May 1986.

Beechcraft / Raytheon has made a number of improvements to the model to build a model 400A in 1990. Improvements Beechjet400A mean higher takeoff weight, longer range and more comfortable superior room. Also offers full glass floor.

Beechcraft also created a version of the 400T aircraft for the US Air Force, which is known as the T1AJayhawk and is used to train the crews of huge planes (strategic cargo planes and tankers). The 180 T1A training aircraft were delivered to the 1992-1997. Another military option is the training T400 for the Japanese Air Force of Japan, which is essentially the same T1A.

Raytheon at 1993 bought the entire Hawker line of jets from BritishAerospace. As a result, Beechjet400 was renamed Hawker400 to display its affiliation to Hawker products. In the latest version of the model, Hawker 400XP, made aerodynamic improvements, improved the mechanics and the interior, borrowed from Hawker800XP.

Hawker 400XP cabin

Hawker 400XP cockpit

Potential buyers were able to see Hawker400XP for the first time at the EBACE2002 exhibition of business aircraft in Geneva, and immediately began to be seized. That, in general, is not surprising, because Hawker 400XP has a modern navigation equipment, control systems, ergonomic interior.

The basic package included aircraft equipment installed previously only by choice: TCASII, emergency beacon, reverse the motor. Even the owner is given a five-year warranty on the airframe.

A small cabin, but it can be split into zones. For instance, two compartments. The first compartment can be equipped for business meetings - with table, armchairs and a sofa. The second part of the cabin quietly transformed into a recreation area, is set a few armchairs where passengers can relax before the upcoming work and gain strength.

In October, 2008, HawkerBeechcraft announced the modernization of the project, as a result, a new model Hawker 450XP. The update included new, more economical engines Pratt & WhitneyPW535D, the thrust of each 1345kgs. Work on Hawker 450XP was terminated in June of 2009 due to the economic crisis.

The characteristics of the aircraft Hawker 400XP:

  • Flight range: 2 711km

  • Cruising speed: 778km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 13720m

  • The highest take-off weight: 7394kg

  • The greatest number of passengers: 6-8

  • The best number of passengers: 6

  • interior length: 4.72m

  • The width of the passenger compartment: 1.5m

  • Cabin height: 1.45m

  • The volume of the passenger compartment: 8.64kub.m

  • Length: 14.76m

  • Height: 4.24m

  • Wingspan: 13.26

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