Flight Inspection

High performance for precise missions

Mission Overview

Textron Aviation stands ready to provide the ideal flight inspection and flight calibration operating aircraft for your mission. Our flight inspection systems have been outfitted with the latest technology in en-route and terminal navigation aids. Whether you require the extended range of border-to-border flight calibration, the payload capacity for extensive onboard test equipment or a dual flight inspection and executive transportation configuration – Textron Aviation can outfit our aircraft to the needs of your flight inspection mission.

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Flight Inspection Ready Aircraft

 

  • King Air 250
  • King Air 350ER
  • Citation XLS+
  • King Air 250

    The King Air family is operated by flight inspection organizations all over the world.  The Beechcraft King Air 250 can operate out of unimproved runways giving you access to more airports, while maintaining the solid handling characteristics it is known for. Install any major Flight Inspection System (FIS) system and your King Air 250 becomes the precise tool you need for repeatable accuracy.

    • Climate controlled cabin
    • Seating options available for maximum comfort and mission effectiveness
    • Proven King Air dependability
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 310 ktas (574 km/h)
    Maximum Range 1,720 nm (3,185 km)
    Takeoff Distance 2,111 ft (643 m)
    Landing Distance 2,845 ft (867 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 35,000 ft (10,668 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 2,450 fpm (747 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 259 kias (480 km/h)
  • King Air 350ER

    The stability and range of the Beechcraft® King Air® 350ER make it a preferred flight inspection aircraft, worldwide.  Long flight calibration trips are performed comfortably and with accuracy meeting ICAO, FAA and country specific standards.  With the capacity for any major FIS system, we can tailor the mission suite to your needs.  Fly with confidence in the King Air 350ER.

    • High accuracy and repeatability
    • Payload for advanced FIS systems
    • Private aft lavatory

     

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    Maximum Cruise Speed 303 ktas (561 km/h)
    Maximum Range 2,692 nm (4,986 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 4,057 ft (1,237 m)
    Landing Distance 2,728 ft (831 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 35,000 ft (10,668 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 2,400 fpm (732 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 245 kias (454 km/h)
  • Citation XLS+

    With the largest cabin in its class and renowned performance, the Cessna Citation® XLS+® is the ideal aircraft for flight inspection operations. Choose from a range of existing system manufacturers for seat track mounted consoles, dedicated antennas, data link and displays. The XLS+ combines the convenience and comfort of business jet travel with state-of-the-art flight inspection systems to ensure the best approach.

    • Trusted Pro Line 21 Avionics
    • Dedicated FIS Radio
    • Multiple system options
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 441 ktas (817 km/h)
    Maximum Range 2,100 nm (3,889 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 3,560 ft (1,085 m)
    Landing Distance 3,180 ft (969 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 3,500 fpm (1,067 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 0.75 Mach (0.75 Mach)