Questions tagged [beechcraft-king-air]

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What is the correct cruise operating temperature for the PT6A-60 in a King Air 350?

Why are King Air 350 PT6 operating temps the way they are? I’ve been taught to cruse at 785 as per Beech/Textron maintenance recommendations. My non typed not really qualified FO claims I am ruining ...
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Why is the generator turned back off for starting the second engine on a King Air?

The engine start procedure for the Beechcraft King Air B200 says (emphasis mine): Right Ignition and Engine Start Switch – ON [R FUEL PRESS] annunciator – OFF Right Condition Lever – LOW IDLE (...
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What is the purpose of this aileron trailing edge strip?

See the following photos of the LH aileron of a Beechcraft King Air B200: Source: own work Source: own work As seen in the above photos, the Beechcraft King Air B200 has what I would describe as a ...
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Why is the King Air avionics switching system wired normally closed?

In the King Air 200 and B200 (perhaps other King Air models as well), the avionics electrical bus relays are normally closed. With the Avionics Master switch in the "OFF" position—which is ...