A Look at the King Air 250

Beechcraft improves on a time-tested platform in all the right ways.

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Robert takes a first look at the King Air 250. Check out his accompanying article, "King Air 250."HBC
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Pro Line 21 avionics provide improved situational awareness, electronic charting and weather. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC
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Another bright spot is the big cabin. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC
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King Airs are famously rugged. Main wheel anti-icing is standard. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC
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BLR winglets expand both the actual and effective wingspans tremendously. They cut induced drag, add lift and improve runway and climb performance. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC
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Four-bladed Hartzell composite props cut weight and add thrust. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC
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The cockpit takes professional training, but gauges are smartly organized for easy flow. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC
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**The King Air's airstair door makes for easy access to the cabin and to the rear, pressurized, heated baggage compartment.
** For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."
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The Pratt & Whitney PT6A-52 engines feature ram-air recovery. For more, check out Robert's article, "King Air 250."HBC