Raytheon Beechcraft 350 / Wheels UpItem Number: 2017
Beech 350 Wheels Up airplane model. Design of an improved development of the successful King Air B200 began in August 1981, the 14-month ,design effort culminating in the first flight of the modernized ,300 model in October the following year. Improvements to the B200 were many, with the main change being the installation of more powerful PT6A60A turboprops in place of the 42s of the earlier models. Other changes included reprofiled and more aerodynamically clean engine cowls and exhausts and extended wing leading edges, plus minor internal changes. Both empty and max takeoff weights were also increased.
Scale: 1/32. Wingspan 21 1/2 inches, Length 17 1/4 inches.