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The Beech Aircraft Corporation, purchased by Raytheon Aircraft on February 8, 1980, and often called Beechcraft after the name they give their aircraft, is a manufacturer of general aviation and military aircraft, ranging from light single engine aircraft to business jets and light military transports. It was founded in 1932 by Walter H. and Olive Ann Beech. 1978 Beech Bonanza F33C at the Great Vintage Fly-in Weekend, Kemble Airfield, England, May 2003. ... 1978 Beech Bonanza F33C at the Great Vintage Fly-in Weekend, Kemble Airfield, England, May 2003. ... An early model 35 V-tail Bonanza Beechcraft Bonanza Be33 (OO-JKM) taking off in the UK BE33 (N567M) at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada The Beechcraft Bonanza is one of the most important civil aircraft in aviation history. ... Beech D.17S Staggerwing photographed at the Great Vintage Fly-in Weekend, Kemble, England, May 2003. ... Beech D.17S Staggerwing photographed at the Great Vintage Fly-in Weekend, Kemble, England, May 2003. ... Categories: Stub ... From [1]. Credited to NASA. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... From [1]. Credited to NASA. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Beechcraft 2000 Starship (NASA) The Beechcraft Starship is a futuristic-looking aircraft designed by Burt Rutans Scaled Composites, and produced by the Beech Aircraft Corporation. ... Raytheon Company NYSE: RTN is a major United States military contractor based in Waltham, Massachusetts. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... General aviation (GA) encompasses all aviation other than scheduled airline flights and military aviation. ...


They first set up in Wichita, Kansas, in an idle Cessna factory and, with Ted Wells, began their first aircraft, the Beech Staggerwing model 17R. Two hundred and seventy were manufactured for the U.S. Army during World War II. Wichita, the Air Capital, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas, as well as a major aircraft manufacturing hub and cultural center. ... Cessna Aircraft Company, located in Wichita, Kansas, is a manufacturer of general aviation aircraft, from small two-seat, single-engine airplanes to business jets. ... Categories: Stub ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that engulfed much of the globe...


After the war the Staggerwing was replaced by the Bonanza. Perhaps the best-known Beech plane, the single-engine Bonanza has been manufactured for more than 50 years. An early model 35 V-tail Bonanza Beechcraft Bonanza Be33 (OO-JKM) taking off in the UK BE33 (N567M) at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada The Beechcraft Bonanza is one of the most important civil aircraft in aviation history. ...


Beechcraft aircraft include:


Civilian

Categories: Stub ... The Beechcraft Model 18 was a small six to eleven place, all metal, aircraft manufactured by the Beech Aircraft Corporation of Witchita, Kansas. ... The Beechcraft Musketeer is a small, single-engine aircraft. ... An early model 35 V-tail Bonanza Beechcraft Bonanza Be33 (OO-JKM) taking off in the UK BE33 (N567M) at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada The Beechcraft Bonanza is one of the most important civil aircraft in aviation history. ... An early model 35 V-tail Bonanza Beechcraft Bonanza Be33 (OO-JKM) taking off in the UK BE33 (N567M) at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada The Beechcraft Bonanza is one of the most important civil aircraft in aviation history. ... An early model 35 V-tail Bonanza Beechcraft Bonanza Be33 (OO-JKM) taking off in the UK BE33 (N567M) at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada The Beechcraft Bonanza is one of the most important civil aircraft in aviation history. ... The Beechcraft Model 50 Twin Bonanza was designed as an executive transport for the business market and a utility transport for the U.S. Army. ... The Beechcraft Baron is twin-engine development of the Beechcraft Bonanza. ... General Characteristics * Crew: one pilot * Capacity: 5 passengers * Length: 33 ft 10 in (10. ... The Beechcraft 76 Duchess was a twin-engine development of the Beechcraft Musketeer, and was designed as an economical twin-engine trainer to compete with the successful Piper Seminole. ... 1979 Beechcraft Skipper The Beechcraft Skipper 77 is a two-seat, fixed tricycle gear general aviation airplane, originally designed for flight training. ... King Air is the general name for a family of all-metal, twin-turboprop civilian aircraft produced by the Beech Aircraft Corporation (now Raytheon). ... The Beechcraft Travel Air was a twin-engine development of the Beechcraft Bonanza. ... King Air is the general name for a family of all-metal, twin-turboprop civilian aircraft produced by the Beech Aircraft Corporation (now Raytheon). ... A Sunwest Airlines Beech 1900 at Vancouver International Airport. ... Beechcraft 2000 Starship (NASA) The Beechcraft Starship is a futuristic-looking aircraft designed by Burt Rutans Scaled Composites, and produced by the Beech Aircraft Corporation. ...

Military aircraft

  • XA-38 Grizzly
  • AT-7 Navigator
  • C-6 Ute
  • C-12 Huron
  • C-43 Traveler
  • C-45 Expeditor
  • CT-128 Expeditor
  • CT-134 Musketeer
  • CT-145 Super Kingair
  • RC-12 Guard Rail
  • T-1 Jayhawk
  • T-34 Mentor
  • T-42 Cochise
  • U-8 Seminole
  • U-21 Ute

The Beechcraft XA-38 Grizzly was a heavily armed ground attack plane prototype, fitted with a forward-firing 75 mm cannon to attack heavily armored targets. ... The C-12F Huron provides logistics support between Navy air stations. ... Beechcraft UC-43 Traveler Military (USAAF) version of the first airplane manufactured by Beechcraft, the Model 17 known as the Staggerwing. ... Beechcraft 18 on floats The Beechcraft Model 18 was a small six to eleven place, all metal, aircraft manufactured by the Beech Aircraft Corporation of Witchita, Kansas. ... The T-1A Jayhawk is a twin-engined jet aircraft used by the United States Air Force for advanced pilot training. ... A Beechcraft T-34B Mentor The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor is a military trainer aircraft derived from the Beechcraft Bonanza. ... Categories: Aircraft stubs | U.S. military trainer aircraft 1960-1969 ... L-23 Seminole was the USAF designation for the Beechcraft Twin Bonanzas and Queen Airs in its inventory. ...

External links

  • Raytheon Aircraft web site
  • Aircraft-Info.net - Beechcraft
  • RTP-TV AeroSpace Show: 1942 Beech C45 Aerobatic Video
  • Beech Aero Club (Owners and Pilots Association)


Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...


Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation This is a list of airlines in operation. ... This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ... This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ... Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by name. ... This is a timeline of aviation history. ...


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Beechcraft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (408 words)
The Beech Aircraft Corporation, now the Beechcraft Division of Raytheon, is a manufacturer of general aviation and military aircraft, ranging from light single engine aircraft to business jets and light military transports.
Beech airplanes, called Beechcrafts by the company and their many fans, have a long-standing reputation as being among the best made aircraft available.
Beechcraft was founded in 1932 by Walter H. Beech and his wife Olive Ann Beech.
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This Beechcraft airplane is believed to have inspired Kenneth Parker to design what is known as the first of the 'Flighter' series of fountain pens produced four years later.
Beechcraft airplanes served during the war, with many variations, from trainer, transport, aerial photography to cargo.
A Beechcraft memo notes a five-chair seating arrangement, green upholstery, de-icing and anti-icing equipment, an extra nose fuel tank, an ADF compass, a range receiver and a new device marker beacon.
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