European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research July 17, 2018, 11:59

Aircraft: King Air - TAU

Aircraft acronym King Air - TAU Registration number 4X-DZT
Operator Tel Aviv University Transnational Access status Closed to TA
Manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft, King Air C90 Engine category Turbo propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 10.8 m
  • Height: 4.36 m
  • Wingspan: 15.33 m
Airplane dimensions 10.8 m 4.36 m 15.33 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 24 m/s
Max speed 68 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 0 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 55 m/s
Ascent rate 6 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 1 640 ft
  • Above ground: 1 640 ft
Max ceiling 28 900 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 8 809 ft
Ceiling limitations

n/c

Payload
Empty weight 3 193 kg
Max take-off weight 4 608 kg
Max payload 1 080 kg
Max scientific payload n/c
Usual scientific payload during measurements 985 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance n/c

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 5 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload n/c

Range
Max range 2 235 km (at min scientific payload and max fuel)
Conditions for max range

n/c

Range at max scientific payload None km
Usual range during measurement flight 0 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

n/c

Take-off runway length 826 m
Engines

2 x Pratt&Whitney PT6A-21

Avionics

n/c

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

1

Seats available for scientists

8

Cabin

Length n/c m
Width n/c m
Height n/c m
Apertures

n/c

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

n/c

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

n/c

Windows

n/c

Openings

n/c

Hard points

n/c

Inlets

n/c

Additionnal systems

n/c

Acquisition systems

n/c

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

n/c

Electrical power (kW) and voltages (V) available for scientists

250 Amp

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