- 19 Aug 2021
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If you’re looking for a turboprop that combines versatility and rugged performance with passenger comfort, the twin-engine Beechcraft King Air 250 may be near the top of your list of aircraft to buy.
In production between 2011 up until the end of 2020, when Beechcraft replaced it with the King Air 260, the King Air 250 derives from a family of aircraft that has been in production since the early 1970s. Helping it deliver its prized performance characteristics is a pair of Pratt & Whitney PT6A-52 engines.
How much does a Beechcraft King Air 250 Turboprop cost?
AvBuyer Opinion: The result of many decades of refinement, development, and fine tuning across the King Air 200-series, the words 'reliability', 'versatility', and 'efficiency' are commonly associated with the Beechcraft King Air 250. It is popular with pilots for its handling characteristics, and with passengers for the comfort and luxury its cabin volume enables.
Data courtesy of Conklin & de Decker
Seven passengers can fly on the Beechcraft King Air 250 in executive configuration.
There are 272 Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops in operation worldwide, according to JETNET (July 2021 data). Just one unit has been retired to date.There are 272 Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops in operation worldwide, according to JETNET (July 2021 data). Just one unit has been retired to date.
You can find Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops for sale via AvBuyer’s King Air 250 page.
You can also search for dealers who specialize in the model, who will offer a deep knowledge of the King Air 250 marketplace; context on the price of a particular aircraft compared to others on the market; identify models that have yet to reach the open market; and will help you achieve the best value for your money.
Yes, you can charter a Beechcraft King Air 250 first to help decide whether it’s the right turboprop for you. This will give you a better idea of its range capability, how much baggage room you will need, and most importantly how comfortable the aircraft is with your typical passenger load.
There are two engine maintenance program choices for operators of Beechcraft King Air 250 aircraft: Pratt & Whitney Canada provides ESP program coverage for its PT6A-52 engines. Third-party hourly maintenance cost program providers (such as JSSI) also provide coverage.