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Manufacturer

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, Wichita, KS

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Powerplant and Horsepower

Pratt & Whitney PT6A-68 free-turbine turboprop engine with Hartzell four-blade propeller

1100 shaft horsepower (SHP)

3

Landing Gear

Retractable tricycle LG, electrically controlled and hydraulically operated

4

Steering

Steered through use of rudder, differential braking, and hydraulically operated nose wheel steering

5

Flaps

Electrically controlled, hydraulically operated split flaps and single speed brake located between the flaps

6

Primary Flight Controls

Operated manually and feature electronic trim

7

Aircraft Empty Weight

4900 pounds

8

Max Takeoff Gross Weight

6500 pounds

9

Gas generator section (aft half of engine) consists of:

four-stage axial-flow compressor, single-stage centrifugal flow compressor, combustion chamber, and singe-stage compressor turbine

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Power section (forward half of engine) consists of:

two-stage axial-flow power turbine, exhaust case, and reduction gearbox

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Oil system capacity and components

18.5 US quarts
Pressure, scavenge, cooling, and breather systems