BE76

BEECH 76 Duchess

Aircraft
Name
76 Duchess
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
T-tail
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L2P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BEECH Duchess
BEECH 76 Duchess

BE76

Light twin trainer. In service since 1978. Low cost, high performance, light twin development. Production ended in 1982.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
11.60 m
Length (metric)
8.90 m
Height (metric)
2.90 m
Powerplant

2 x 180 HP Lycoming 0-360-AIG6D piston engines with 2 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming O-360
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
85 kts
Distance
650 m
MTOW
1770 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
110 kts
ROC
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
110 kts
ROC
800
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
110 kts
ROC
800 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
140 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
200
Range
750 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
140 kts
ROD
800 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
85 kts
Distance
600 m

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