Government Flight Services Types of Aircraft Used
Government Flight Services (Flight Services) currently uses two kinds of aircraft, the Beechcraft King Air 200 and a one-engine model used primarily for special purposes.
Beechcraft King Air 200
1981 Beechcraft 200 N1TX
|1982 Beechcraft B200 N173TX||8|
|1985 Beechcraft B200 N184TX||8|
|2000 Raytheon B200 N116TX||7|
Special Purpose Airplanes
Flight Services also operates two single-engine aircraft, a Cessna 182 and a Cessna 206. These are special purpose aircraft normally used for aerial photography or surveillance. However, they can be used for short, daytime, fair weather trips for groups of three or less.
|Model||Maximum Capacity with One Pilot|
1980 Cessna 182Q Single Engine N148TX*
|1979 Cessna TU206 Single Engine N147TX**||3|
* Both planes are operated only during
daylight hours in fair weather conditions.
** The Cessna TU206 has a removable floor plate for installation of a camera or other specialized equipment.