Beechcraft King Air 350 vs Pilatus PC-12

Beechcraft King Air 350 vs Pilatus PC-12

Here at Charter Flight Group, we pride ourselves on providing the absolute best in aircraft for our valued clients. Each one provides a high level of luxury and comfort, but some aircrafts are better suited for a specific flight than others. If you’re having trouble choosing from our options, we’re happy to help you find the right one for your next flight. Today in the Charter Flight Group blog, we’ll highlight two of our favorites, the Beechcraft King Air 350 and Pilatus PC-12, to help you find which one is right for you.

Beechcraft King Air 350

When customer demands for a modifications to the King Air 300 model, Raytheon Beechcraft did not disappoint with the Beechcraft King Air 350. The customer favorite King Air 300 got that much better with the 350 model. An increase to 16,500 lbs for the takeoff weight capacity, as well as better landing gear for landing on unimproved runways, made this aircraft much more versatile. Extra fuel capacity also increased the range to 1556 miles. Here are some other specifications for the Beechcraft King Air 350:

Passengers: 8-9
Crew: Up to 2
General Storage: 55 cubic feet
Takeoff distance: 3300 feet
Climb Rate: 2731 fpm
Cruise Speed: 270 mph
Ceiling: 33,000 feet
Lavatory: Aft

In short, this is a great charter jet for those looking to carry a little extra than the typical business trip and those who need to land in places with unimproved runways.

Pilatus PC-12

If you’re looking to travel in comfort and luxury, the Pilatus PC-12 is definitely a favorite option. This compact turboprop is efficient and extremely capable of landing in remote locations with short, unfinished runways. This makes it perfect for those looking to take a small group to an excotic locaiton. Thanks to the turboprop engine, this private jet is extremely fuel-efficient. Here are some more specifications for the Pilatus PC-12:

Passengers: 6 to 8
Crew: Up to 2
Altitude: Up to 30,000 feet
Range: 1,513 nm; 1,753 m
Cruise speed: 270 knots (312 mph)
Pressurized: Yes
Lavatory: Yes
Baggage capacity: 38 cubic feet

The Pilatus is another great option for taking a small group to an extremely remote location, with the added benefit of a more efficient engine.

When choosing between these two great options, you can get a little more space in your Beechraft King Air 350 while you get a more efficiency with the Pilatus.

Choose Charter Flight Group

When you choose Charter Flight Group, you don’t have to worry about choosing which of these options is best for you and your passengers. We can help you choose the perfect jet and ensure that your flight is comfortable and stress-free. With over 30 years of experience you can trust you’re in the best hands possible. Contact us today for more information and to book your next flight with us.