Our fleet

Our fleet

Air Archipels has two types of aircraft: Beechcraft B200 King Air and DHC6 Twin Otter.

The Beechcraft B200 airplanes are pressurized with a high level of comfort. They are particularly suitable for transporting a small number of passengers in very comfortable conditions.

The Twin Otter airplanes allow the company to serve all islands, including those with limited access such as the Marquesas Islands or Tuamotu’s islands. With 18 seats, they are also particularly suitable for groups.

 

 

Beechcraft B200 King Air

The Beechcraft King Air B200 is a twin-turboprop aircraft produced by Beechcraft. More than 7,300 Beechcraft King Air turboprops have been delivered to customers around the world since 1964, making it the best-selling business turboprop family in the world. The worldwide fleet has surpassed 60 million flight hours in its first 50 years, serving roles in all branches of the U.S. military, and flying commercial missions ranging from traditional passenger and cargo transport to air ambulance.

The King Air B200 is the most successful business aircraft in the world. The B200 has been extensively updated, inside and out, to achieve new levels of quietness and comfort.

Length            43 ft 10 in (13.34 m)

Height             14 ft 10 in (16.51 m)

Span               54 ft 6 in (4.57 m)

Max Cruise Speed     260 kt (480 km/h)

Range             772 nm (1,430 km)

Service ceiling         30,000 ft (9,150 m)

Our B200 are equipped with two turboprops Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42 for a power of 1,700 shaft horsepower.

The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 is one of the most popular turboprop aircraft engines in history, and is produced by Pratt & Whitney Canada. The PT6 family is particularly well known for its extremely high reliability.

Our B200 was provided with Raisbeck upgrade kit consisting of fit out the aircraft with new generation 4-bladed Hartzell propellers, allowing to achieve new levels of quietness and increase aircraft performance and passengers comfort.

DHC6-300 Twin Otter

The De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter is a Canadian 19-passenger STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada and currently produced by Viking Air. The aircraft’s fixed tricycle undercarriage, STOL abilities and high rate of climb have made it an aircraft especially adapted to polynesian isolated airports.

Development of the aircraft began in 1964, with the first flight on May 20, 1965. A twin-engined replacement for the single-engined DHC-3 Otter retaining DHC’s renowned STOL qualities, design features included double-slotted trailing edge flaps and ailerons that work in unison with the flaps to boost STOL performance. 844 DHC6 aircrafts was sold before production in Toronto by de Havilland Canada ended in 1988.

Length            51 ft 9 in (15.77 m)

Height             19 ft 4 in (5.9 m)

Span               65 ft 0 in (19.8 m)

Max Cruise Speed     146 knots (270 km/h at cruise altitude)

Range             920 nm (1,705 km)

Our DHC6 are equipped with two turboprops Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 for a power of 1,360 shaft horsepower.

The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 is one of the most popular turboprop aircraft engines in history, and is produced by Pratt & Whitney Canada. The PT6 family is particularly well known for its extremely high reliability.

F-OIQK

Hawker Beechcraft
King Air B200C

beechcraft

Registration : F-OIQK

Serial number : BL-149

Entry into service : 2005

F-OIQL

Hawker Beechcraft
King Air B200C

beechcraft

Registration : F-OIQL

Serial number : BL-148

Entry into service : 2005

 

F-OIQM

Hawker Beechcraft
King Air B200C

beechcraft

Registration : F-OIQM

Serial number : BB-1934

Entry into service : 2006

 

 

F-OIQF

DHC6-300 Twin Otter

 

beechcraft

Registration : F-OIQF

Serial number : 815

Entry into service : 1985

 

 

F-OIQP

DHC6-300 Twin Otter

 

beechcraft

Registration : F-OIQP

Serial number : 715

Entry into service : 1980

 

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