The Hawker 800 is a derivative of the de Havilland 125 the aircraft was ready for its first test flight in May 1983 the new. The current version is identified as the Hawker 850XP and was certified for operation in March 2006. The 850XP is identical to the 800XP except that it includes winglets which have extended its operating range by 100 nautical miles (190 km). This version also incorporates upgraded avionics and a redesigned interior. Currently produced by the Hawker Beechcraft corp.

General characteristics

Crew: 2 pilots

Capacity: 8 passengers typical, 13 maximum

Length: 51 ft 2 in

Height: 18 ft 1 in

Empty weight: 15,670 lb

Max takeoff weight: 28,000 lb

Powerplant:Honeywell TFE731-5BR turbofan, 4660 lbf () each


Maximum speed: 448 kts

Cruise speed: 402 kts

Range: 2,642 nm

Service ceiling: 41,000 ft

IAS comments: This very popular Super-Mid Sized Jet may be a bit dated in airframe technology but still is an attractive competitor.

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