BE23

BEECH 23 Musketeer

Aircraft
Name
23 Musketeer
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Manufacturered as
BEECH 23 Sundowner
BEECH 23 Musketeer
BEECH Musketeer
BEECH Sundowner

BE23

Light aircraft. In service since 1962. Low cost version of BEECH Bonanza to compete with the CESSNA 172 and PIPER Cherokee. Since 1970 further developed versions are BEECH 23 Sundowner and BEECH 24 Sierra. Production ended in 1983.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.00 m
Length (metric)
7.60 m
Height (metric)
2.50 m
Powerplant

A23: 1 x 165 HP Continental IO-346-A piston engine with 2 blade propeller.

Engine Model(s)
Continental IO-346
Lycoming O-320
Lycoming O-360
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
1089 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
728 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
102 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
130
Range
676 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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