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K-State at Salina's planes

The aviation program has about 40 planes available for use by students, instructors and school officials

 

 

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Cessna Citation Jet 1

The Citation Jet flies about 400 mph and can travel at up to 41,000 feet

Weight -- More than 10,000 lbs.

Overall height -- 13 feet 10 inches; Overall length -- 42 feet 7 inches; Wingspan -- 46 feet 10 inches

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Cessna 172 Skyhawk

Seating capacity -- four, including a crew of one or two

Maximum speed -- 228 mph

Overall height -- 8 feet 11 inches; Overall length -- 27 feet 2 inches; Wingspan -- 36 feet 1 inch

 

Other planes include the Beech C-90A King Air, which flies about 230 mph and can travel at between 20,000 and 29,000 feet, and Raytheon Beechcraft planes, including Beech Barons, Beech Bonanzas and Beech Sundowners.

Winter 2002