Raisbeck Engineering in Photos

How one company, started nearly 40 years ago, has gained a reputation for turning out quality King Air mods.

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James Raisbeck in his office at Robertson Aircraft Co. in 1969 analyzing a Curtis-Robin airplane.
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Gary Standel (left) has been using Raisbeck Engineering’s King Air mods since 1987 for his West Coast Charters fleet. Standel’s son Jeff (right) works for the company as a pilot.
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While performance is virtually identical to that of the factory installed four-blade propeller, Raisbeck Engineering claims its propeller produces less noise.
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The simple but smart ram air recovery system (below) redirects and seals the intake airflow in a localized area for improved performance.
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High-flotation landing gear doors eliminate the speed penalty from the drag created by otherwise protruding wheels designed for unimproved surfaces.
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Up to 300 pounds of cargo can be stored in each wing locker compartment, which can accommodate oversize luggage, such as fishing rods, skis and golf bags.
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Dual aft body strakes reduce noise and vibration.
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For more, check out our feature, "Raisbeck Engineering."