Beechcraft Travel Air. Specifications. A photo.
Beechcraft Travel Air. Specifications. A photo.

Beechcraft Travel Air. Specifications. A photo.

Beechcraft Travel Air - a twin-engine multi-purpose aircraft, produced with 1958 years «Beech Aircraft Corporation» American Aircraft Corporation.

Beechcraft Travel Air photo

The development of the Beechcraft Travel Air began in the middle of the 50s of the last century, and the plane had, according to the plans of the leadership of the aircraft company, to be more competitive with aircraft for such American aircraft developers as Cessna and Piper, which due to the high flight performance happened.

To shorten the period of the design of the aircraft, the US aviarazrabotchiki decided to design borrowing for the future of the aircraft of the model Beechcraft 35 Bonanza. Moreover, the use of the finished design provided the aircraft and reducing the cost of that in the compartment allowed to make aircraft demand.

In its first flight model aircraft Beechcraft Travel Air off August 6 1956 years, however, due to the fact that flying characteristics of the aircraft did not meet the demands of leadership Aircraft Corporation, the plane was sent for further revision, where he spent more about 1,5 years.

Since 1958 years, the plane began to be produced commercially, and in just 10-year period, Aircraft Company «Beech Aircraft Corporation» 720 copies of this aircraft was built, which continues to operate actively and now.

Photo Beechcraft Travel Air

Because the Beechcraft Travel Air aircraft is a multipurpose aircraft capable of engaging in a carriage of people on your board, and transportation of cargo, the aircraft is also interested and representatives of the military sphere, which could use this model as a patrol or supervisory means.

In the cockpit of the aircraft Beechcraft Travel Air can accommodate up to 5 people, including one pilot and four passengers, allowing the plane to find also use in the commercial sector of civil aviation. Oversized loads, due to their design, the aircraft transport can not, however, small objects weighing up to 745 kg of the aircraft may well carry.

The power plant of the aircraft Beechcraft Travel Air consists of two piston aircraft engines of the brand Lycoming IO-360-B1B (depending on the version of the aircraft and its modifications), capable of developing thrust in 180 hp each. Using this powerplant allows the aircraft to accelerate to a maximum speed of 385 km / h, and the maximum distance that this model can fly is limited to 1880 kilometers.

Cabin Beechcraft Travel Air

aircraft model Beechcraft Travel Air includes the following versions and modifications:

  • Beechcraft Model 95 Travel Air - Basic version of the aircraft produced since 1958 on 1959 year;
  • Beechcraft Model B95 Travel Air - An improved version of the aircraft with an increased length of the fuselage and a number of technical additions;
  • Beechcraft Model B95A Travel Air - An improved version of the version of the Beechcraft Model B95 Travel Air with a more efficient installation, consisting of two aircraft engines of the brand Lycoming IO-360-B1A;
  • Beechcraft Model D95A Travel Air - Version with improved design and advanced baggage compartment;
  • Beechcraft Model E95 Travel Air - An improved version of the version of Beechcraft Model D95A Travel Air.

Specifications Beechcraft Travel Air.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 4 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,9 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11,54 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,9 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1160 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 745 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1905 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 340 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 385 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1880 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 5500 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston (depending on version);
  • Powerplant: 2 × Lycoming IO-360-B1B (depending on version);
  • Power: 2 × 180 hp

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