Beech / Beechcraft 2000 Starship

Corporate Aircraft

Beechcraft 2000A Starship 1 Image America N39TU © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Beechcraft Model 2000 Starship is a twin-engined turboprop corporate travel aircraft with retractable landing gear and pressurized cabin produced by the US-American manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corporation.
The Beech 2000 Starship passenger cabin is normally equipped with 8 passenger seats (2000A 6 seats). The Starship was a commercial failure with only 53 built aircraft including the three prototypes.
Crew1-2
Passengers9-10
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67A
Engine Power (each)895 kW1200 shp
max. Speed (vne)500 km/h270 kts
  311 mph
Service Ceiling10.912 m35.800 ft
Rate of climb838 m/min2748 ft/min
Range2.921 km1.577 NM
1.815 mi.
Empty Weight4.484 kg9.886 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight6.531 kg14.398 lbs
Wing Span16,60 m54 ft 6 in
Wing Area26,1 m281 ft
Length14,05 m46 ft 1 in
Height3,96 m12 ft 12 in
First Flight15.02.1986
Production Statusout of production
Total Production53
ICAO CodeSTAR
FAA TCDSA38CE
Data for (Version)Beech 2000 Starship I

[Photo-ID: 10879] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Beech / Beechcraft 2000A Starship 1, Image America, N39TU, c/n NC-23, Karsten Palt, 2015Beech / Beechcraft
2000A Starship 1
Image America
Reg.: N39TU
c/n: NC-23
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10880] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Beech / Beechcraft 2000A Starship 1, Image America, N39TU, c/n NC-23, Karsten Palt, 2015Beech / Beechcraft
2000A Starship 1
Image America
Reg.: N39TU
c/n: NC-23
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10881] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Beech / Beechcraft 2000A Starship 1, Image America, N39TU, c/n NC-23, Karsten Palt, 2015Beech / Beechcraft
2000A Starship 1
Image America
Reg.: N39TU
c/n: NC-23
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]