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Beagle B.206

 

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Twin-engined light transport aircraft with accommodation for five to eight persons. The first prototype flew on 15 August 1961, powered by Continental 194kW IO-470-A engines. The second prototype had increased dimensions and two 231kW Rolls-Royce/Continental GIO-470-As.
 
The initial commercial version was the B.206 Series I or B.206C. Early aircraft have overwing cabin door, later aircraft a passenger / cargo door aft of wings.
 
The B.206R was the military production version, ordered for communications and ferrying duties with the RAF under the name Basset CC.l. The B.206-S was a development of the Series I with supercharged engines and other refinements, first flying on 27 January 1966.
 
The B.206 Series II (B.206S) was development, with later production aircraft featuring an extended cabin, additional rear window on each side, and larger passenger / cargo door at rear on port side.
 
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B.206 Srs II
 
Deliveries included two ambulance models for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of New South Wales, Australia.
By the close of 1969 40 B.206 Series I and II aircraft, 20 Bassets and two B.206Z pre-production types for the Ministry of Technology had been delivered.
 
The B.206 Series III developed version, seating 10 passengers, with dorsal and ventral fins, small tabs on main fin, extended tailplane trailing edge. A prototype only was built.
 
Beagle B.206 Srs.I / B.206C
Powerplant: 2 x Rolls-Royce Continental GIO-470-A, 310 bhp take-off power (ISA SL)
Propeller: McCauley two-blade constant speed fully feathering metal.
Span, 45 ft 9 in
Length 33 ft 8 in
Height, 11 ft 4 in
Gross wing area, 214 sq.ft
Max. usable floor area, 44 sq.ft
Max. usable cabin volume, 221 cu.ft
Max. cabin length, 14 ft
Max. width, 62 in
Max. height, 50 in
Accommodation: 6-8.
Baggage space: 14 cu.ft
Basic operational (gross less usable fuel and payload) wt, 4650 lb
Total fuel, 1368 lb
Max. take-off weight, 7500 lb
Max. landing, 7125 lb
Max. payload (volume limited), 1530 lb
Max. zero fuel, 7050 lb
Power loading (max. take-off weight), 12.1 lb/bhp
Wing loading (max. take-off weight, 35.0 lb/sq.ft
Wing loading (max. landing weight), 33.3 lb/sq.ft
High-speed cruise, 184 kt. at 8 000 ft
Long-range cruise, 160 kt. at 8 000 ft
Approach speed 87 kt. EAS
Take-off field length, ISA SL, 2,370 ft
Landing field length, ISA at sea level; 2290 ft
Range with allowances, max. fuel, 1482 lb payload, 1440 nm
 
Engines: 2 x RR/Cont. GIO-470, 230kW
Take-off weight: 3223 kg / 7106 lb
Empty weight: 1978 kg / 4361 lb
Wingspan: 13.9 m / 45 ft 7 in
Length: 10.3 m / 33 ft 10 in
Height: 3.4 m / 11 ft 2 in
Wing area: 19.9 sq.m / 214.20 sq ft
Max. speed: 352 km/h / 219 mph
Cruise speed: 348 km/h / 216 mph
Ceiling: 6210 m / 20350 ft
Range: 1500 km / 932 miles
Range w/max.fuel: 3000 km / 1864 miles
Range w/max.payload: 1850 km / 1150 miles
Crew: 1
Passengers: 4-7
 
Engines: 2 x RR/Cont. GIO-470, 230kW
Take-off weight: 3223 kg / 7106 lb
Empty weight: 1978 kg / 4361 lb
Wingspan: 13.9 m / 45 ft 7 in
Length: 10.3 m / 33 ft 10 in
Height: 3.4 m / 11 ft 2 in
Wing area: 19.9 sq.m / 214.20 sq ft
Max. speed: 352 km/h / 219 mph
Cruise speed: 348 km/h / 216 mph
Ceiling: 6210 m / 20350 ft
Range: 1500 km / 932 miles
Range w/max.fuel: 3000 km / 1864 miles
Range w/max.payload: 1850 km / 1150 miles
 
B.206 Srs.II / B.206S
Powerplant: two Rolls-Royce Continental GTSIO-520C, 340 bhp take-off power (ISA SL)
Propeller: McCauley three-blade 7 ft 6 in diameter
Wing span: 45 ft 9.5 in (13.96 m).
Length: 33 ft 8 in (10.26 m)
Height: 11 ft 3 in (3.43 m).
Gross wing area, 214 sq.ft
Max. usable floor area, 44 sq.ft
Max. usable cabin volume, 196.5 cu.ft / 5.56 cu.m
Max. cabin length, 11 ft 11 in / 3.63 m
Max. width, 62 in / 1.57 m
Max. height, 52 in. / 1.32 m
Accommodation: 6-8.
Baggage space: 21 cu.ft / 0.59 cu.m
Basic empty weight, 4800 lb / 2177 kg
Total fuel, 1386 lb
Max. take-off weight, 7500 lb (3401 kg)
Max. landing weight, 7125 lb
Max. payload (volume limited), 1500 lb
Max. zero fuel, 7000 1b
Power loading (max. take-off weight), 11.02 lb/bhp
Wing loading (max. take-off weight), 35.2 lb/sq.ft
Wing loading (max. landing weight), 35.2 lb/sq.ft.
Max level speed: 258 mph (415 kph).
High-speed cruise 75%: 189 kt / 218 mph / 351 kph at 8000 ft
Long-range cruise, 176 kt. at 8000 ft
Approach speed 89 kt. EAS
ROC SL MAUW 1340 fpm / 408 m/min
Service ceiling: 27,100 ft / 8260 m
Take-off field length, ISA SL, 2380 ft
Landing field length, ISA at sea level, 2390 ft
Range with allowances, max. fuel, 1060 lb payload: 1389 nm / 1600 mi / 2570 km
Seats: 5-8
 
B.206 Srs.III
Passenger capacity: 10
Prototype only
 
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