SW2

SWEARINGEN Merlin 2

Aircraft
Name
Merlin 2
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Manufacturered as
SWEARINGEN Merlin 2
SWEARINGEN SA-26 Merlin 2

SW2

The Swearingen Merlin or the Fairchild Aerospace Merlin is a pressurised, twin turboprop business aircraft first produced by Swearingen Aircraft, and later by Fairchild at a plant in San Antonio, Texas. The Merlin II was developed from the Beech Queen air and a total of 120 aircraft were build. The aircraft first flew in April 1965.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
13.98 m
Length (metric)
12.22 m
Height (metric)
4.37 m
Powerplant

2 x Garrett TPE331-1-151G 665shp (496kW) turboprop engines.

Engine Model(s)
Garrett AiResearch TPE-331
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
95 kts
Distance
620 m
MTOW
4445 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
2400 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
1000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
210 kts
MACH
0.70
Ceiling
290
Range
1500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
180 kts
ROD
1500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
130 kts
MCS
100 kts
ROD
1000 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
115 kts
Distance
500 m

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