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. He was supposed to be a class above produced MitsubishiMU2 and promote Mitsubishi Heavy Industries as the top model of corporate aircraft (connected with this name - "Diamond" (translated diamond). MU300 has wings, in which the supercritical profile, calculated using a computer program to reduce resistance Engines and Pratt & WhitneyCanadaJT15D.


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

Raytheon in 1993 bought the entire line of Hawker jets have BritishAerospace. As a result, Beechjet400 Hawker400 renamed to reflect its affiliation to the products Hawker. The last version of the model, Hawker 400XP, made aerodynamic improvements, improved mechanics and interior borrowed from Hawker800XP.



Hawker 400XP cabin

Hawker 400XP cockpit


Potential buyers were able to see Hawker400XP for the first time at the EBACE2002 business aviation show in Geneva, and immediately went for the pickup. That, in general, is not surprising, because the Hawker 400XP has 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 a modernization project, as a result of a new model Hawker 450XP. The update included a new, more economical engines Pratt & WhitneyPW535D, pull each 1345kgs. Work on Hawker 450XP were discontinued in June 2009 because of 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: 13.26m


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