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 over the course of the flight, the operation of the engine and main systems at an altitude of approximately 14500ft. PremierI reached an 370km / h flight speed during the first flight hour. The second PremierI took off 04.06.1999. Test pilot BillVavra and flight engineer PeterGracey tested the overall maneuverability of the aircraft. The first aircraft by this time flew 115 hours, reaching the speed of 0.8M and the height of 41000ft. The third aircraft took off 17.09.1999 from BeechField at Wichita. The flight took place 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 a better ProLine21 avionics kit, an improved braking system and a redesigned interior. In 2009, this machine remained in production only, although "Beechcraft" talked about its intention to present PremierII at the "EBACE2008" exhibition. This model was supposed to get the engines FJ443AP, which are 13,61KN and on the wing end washers. The aircraft entered service in the spring of 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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