King Air B100 Private Charter Flights and Prices
A variant of the King Air 100 series, the Beech King Air B100 is able to comfortably chauffer six passengers per trip at a cruising speed of 285 mph. In addition to a cabin which stretches over 16 feet, the B100 also features one of the largest baggage capacities in the class at over 60 cubic feet.
The average hourly rental rate of the King Air B100 is around 1,400 USD per hour.
|Length||39.90 ft||12.16 m|
|Wing Span||45.90 ft||13.99 m|
|Height||15.40 ft||4.69 m|
|Bag. Capacity||64 ft³||2 m³|
|Length||16.70 ft||5.09 m|
|Width||4.50 ft||1.37 m|
|Height||4.80 ft||1.46 m|
|Area||360 ft³||10 m³|
|Charter Rate||1,400 USD/hour||1,400 EUR/hour|
|IFR Range||1,120 nm||2,074 km|
|Cruise Speed||268 KTAS||496 km/h|
|Certified Ceiling||31,000 ft||9,449 m|
|Rate of Climb||2,140 ft/m||652 m/m|
|Takeoff Distance||1,898 ft||579 m|
|Landing Distance||1,290 ft||393 m|
|Max Takeoff Weight||11,800 lbs||5,352 kg|
|Max Landing Weight||11,200 lbs||5,080 kg|
|Useful Weight||4,161 lbs||1,887 kg|
|Payload with Full Fuel||1,600 lbs||726 kg|
More about the King Air B100
The Beechcraft Corporation began deliveries of the King Air A100 in October of 1972. This model featured four-bladed propellers, which contributed to a significant cabin noise reduction. Due to a strike at Pratt & Whitney that disrupted the delivery of the engines utilized on the A100 model, Beechcraft decided to go with the Garrett TPE331 series engine for the King Air B100 model. The King Air B100 first flew in March of 1975, and the first customer deliveries occurred in 1976.
Production on the King Air B100 started in 1976 and ended in 1993. 135 aircraft have been built so far.
Key Features of the King Air B100
There are a variety of seating configurations available for the King Air B100. The most common arrangement allows for seven passengers and comes with a belted lavatory. In a high-density configuration, this private business jet is capable of accommodating a maximum of ten passengers. The cabin of the King Air B100 measures 16.7 feet in length, reaches 4.8 feet in height, and stretches a width of 4.5 feet, rendering a cabin volume of 303 cubic feet. This private business jet features 62 cubic feet of baggage storage, which is accessible in flight and located in the aft cabin. With a maximum cabin pressure differential of 4.6 psi, the King Air B100 is capable of maintaining a sea level cabin altitude at an altitude of 10,000 feet. For a comfortable cabin environment, the King Air B100 utilizes dual engine bleed air for both pressurization and cabin heat. This system is supplemented with additional heat provided by an electric heating system.
Capabilities of the King Air B100
The King Air B100 comes equipped with two Garrett TPE 331-6-252B turboprop engines. Each engine provides 715 shaft horsepower, driving Hartzell four-bladed, full feathering, reversible, constant-speed propellers. With these propellers, cabin noise level is significantly lower than previous King Air models. On a standard day, the King Air B100 requires 2,951 feet of runway to take off at sea level. At an airport with an elevation of 5,000 feet, this takeoff requirement increases to 4,600 feet of runway. With four passengers, the King Air B100 needs just 2,074 feet of runway to land. This private business jet features a maximum certificated service ceiling of 31,000 feet and a range of 1,153 nautical miles. For a flight to a further destination, the King Air B100 is capable of maintaining an airspeed of 261 knots at an altitude of 21,000 feet. For a swifter flight, this private business jet is capable of maintaining an airspeed of 268 knots at an altitude of 12,000 feet in a high-speed cruise configuration.
The standard avionics system selected for the King Air B100 was a Collins Pro Line system, though there was an optional upgrade package for Bendix Gold Crown equipment. Other standard equipment installed in the King Air B100 includes Collins communication and navigation radios, dual VHF 20 comms, dual VIR 30 navs, a Sperry SPZ 200A flight director and autopilot system, a Collins ADF 60A, the Sperry Primus 300 CLR weather radar, and dual Collins TDR 90 transponders.
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