The King Air line of aircraft produced by Beechcraft was originally marketed as being in the "King Air" family, but the name was changed to King Air in 1996. The King Air B-200 has a wingspan of 54 feet, 5 inches and an overall length of 43 feet, 8 inches. The height of the aircraft reaches 14 feet, 8 inches.
The B-200 has been produced by Beechcraft since 1981. The basic model of aircraft comes with PT6A-42 engines that feature a rating of 850 shp. However, since initially entering production, the B-200 has been improved upon by Beechcraft, resulting in a higher rating on models produced in the years following the initial offering of the aircraft. Later models offered along the same production line include the Model B-200T, the Model B-200C, and the Model B-200CT.
The King Air B-200 is able of lifting off with a maximum weight of 12,500 pounds, and it weighs 8,550 pounds when empty. The cabin height of this aircraft is 4 feet, 9 inches.
Over time, tweaks have been made to the King Air B-200 that have improved the aircraft's performance. One area where Beechcraft made significant improvements was in pressurization. The most up-to-date models of the King Air B-200 achieve a maximum pressurization that exceeds that of the original models. The maximum cruise speed that the B-200 aircraft can attain is 333 mph. The aircraft's maximum range reaches an impressive 1715 sm.
The dimensions of the B-200 include a 16 feet, 8 inch long passenger section and a width of 4 feet, 6 inches. The cabin can comfortably contain up to seven passengers total, and the aircraft's flight deck has space for two pilots. For baggage storage, the King Air B-200 private jet offers baggage compartment volume of 54 cubic feet.