The Beechcraft King Air 300-360, also called “Super King Air” until 1996, is a family of twin-turboprop aircraft produced by American manufacturer Beechcraft, property of Textron Aviation.

In the early 80s, the 200 series proved so popular that Beechcraft began work on a successor, with the Beechcraft designation Model 300 and marketed as the “Super King Air 300”. The B200’s airframe was “cleaned up” and more powerful engines (PT6A-60A) were installed in redesigned cowlings (known as “pitot cowlings” due to the reshaped engine air intakes), with MTOW increased to 14,000 lb (6,400 kg).

The King Air 350 is based on the King Air 300 with a 3.4 ft (1.0 m) span increase, winglets, and a 2.9 ft (0.88 m) fuselage stretch. The Super King Air 350 was introduced in 1990 with two extra cabin windows on each side and the MTOW was increased again to 15,000 lb (6,800 kg). A cargo version (with a large cargo door) was marketed at the same time as the “Super King Air 350C”.

The latest versions, the King Air 360 and 360ER,  appeared in 2020. Both have a significant avionics upgrade, digital pressurization, an autothrottle; and a modernized cabin featuring a 10% lower altitude pressure. The King Air 360 has a maximum range of 1,806 nm (3,345 km) while the King Air 360ER has a maximum range of 2,539 nm (4,702 km).



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