Beech / Beechcraft 76 Duchess

Trainer / Touring Aircraft

Beech 76 Duchess © Erick Stamm
Photo ©: Erick Stamm (photos at airliners.net)
The Beechcraft 76 Duchess is a twin-engined four-seat light touring and trainer aircraft with retractable landing gear produced by the US-American manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corporation.
Crew1
Passengers2-3
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelLycoming O-360-A1G6D
Engine Power (each)134 kW180 hp
Speed317 km/h171 kts
  197 mph
Service Ceiling5.913 m19.400 ft
Range1.726 km932 NM
1.073 mi.
Empty Weight1.110 kg2.447 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.770 kg3.902 lbs
Wing Span11,58 m37 ft 12 in
Wing Area16,8 m181 ft
Length8,84 m29 ft 0 in
Height2,89 m9 ft 6 in
First Flight09/1974
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1978-1982
Total Production437
ICAO CodeBE76
FAA TCDSA29CE
Data for (Version)Beech 76 Duchess