Charter, Buy or Lease a King Air C90
One of the many civil variants of the original 90, the Beech King Air C90 incorporated engine improvements and cabin refinements. Featuring a swept tailfin and a low-mounted horizontal stabilizer, allowing for smoother flying, the King Air C90 is equipped with a refreshment center, and a climate-controlled, pressurized cabin.
|Length||35.50 ft||10.82 m|
|Wing Span||50.30 ft||15.33 m|
|Height||14.30 ft||4.36 m|
|Bag. Capacity||53.50 cu³||001.51 m³|
|Length||12.70 ft||3.87 m|
|Width||4.50 ft||1.37 m|
|Height||4.80 ft||1.46 m|
|Area||896.99 ft³||25.40 m³|
|Price - New||-||-|
|Price - Used||-||-|
|Hourly Rate||1,200 USD||1,200 EUR|
|IFR Range||1,384 nm||2,563 km|
|Cruise Speed||247 KTAS||457 km/h|
|Certified Ceiling||30,000 ft||9,144 m|
|Rate of Climb||2,003 ft/m||611 m/m|
|Takeoff Distance||2,261 ft||689 m|
|Landing Distance||1,672 ft||510 m|
|Max Takeoff Weight||10,100 lbs||4,581 kg|
|Max Landing Weight||9,600 lbs||4,354 kg|
|Useful Weight||3,580 lbs||1,624 kg|
|Payload with Full Fuel||807 lbs||366 kg|
More about the King Air C90
In January of 1964, the first Beechcraft, the model 65-90, made its first flight. Several years later, a pressurized model was developed and was introduced as the King Air 90. In 1984, the King Air C90A was introduced as the next installment in the King Air line. When compared to its predecessors, this model incorporated several updated features, such as an improved cowling design, an updated three bus electrical system, hydraulically actuated landing gear and a Collins Pro Line avionics suite. After a successful production run, the King Air C90A was succeeded by the King Air C90B
Production on the King Air C90 started in 1984 and ended in 1992. 260 aircraft have been built so far.
Key Features of the King Air C90
There are a variety of cabin configurations found in the King Air C90A. The cabin layout is typically composed of a six or seven passenger executive seating arrangement, with four-place club seating, a belted lavatory seat, and one seat located across from the airstair door. The cabin of the King Air C90 measures 12.9 feet in length, reaches 4.8 feet in height and stretches a maximum of 4.5 feet in width with a floor width of 4.1 feet. This private business jet features 26.5 cubic feet of baggage storage located in the aft area of the cabin. With a maximum cabin pressure differential of 4.6 psi, the King Air C90 is capable of maintaining a sea level cabin altitude at an altitude of 11,065 feet.
Capabilities of the King Air C90
The King Air C90 comes equipped with two Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-21 engines. Each engine is rated at 550 shaft horsepower at takeoff. The King Air C90 requires just 2,275 feet of runway to take off at sea level on a standard day. At an airport with an elevation of 5,000 feet, this takeoff requirement increases to 3,750 feet of runway. With four passengers, the King Air C90 needs only 2,100 feet of runway to land. This private business jet features a maximum certificated service ceiling of 30,000 feet and a maximum range of 1,125 nautical miles. For a flight to a further destination, the King Air C90 is capable of maintaining an airspeed of 212 knots at an altitude of 24,000 feet in a long range cruise configuration. For a swifter flight, this private business jet is capable of maintaining an airspeed of 222 knots at an altitude of 12,000 feet in a high-speed cruise configuration.
The avionics package selected for many King Air C90A models is the Collins Pro Line avionics system. This advanced avionics suite was designed to reduce pilot workload and was featured as standard equipment starting with the 1984 model year. For King Air C90A models without this suite come equipped with a King avionics system. Instrumentation typically found in the Collins suite include dual DME 40, dual VHF 20A comms, dual VIR 30A navs, an ADF 60, dual TDR 90 transponders, a WXR 270 CLR weather radar, an APS 65 autopilot, and an ADS 65 flight director.
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