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Meet The Fleet: Hawker 800XP

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If you’re planning a flight of medium distance, the Hawker 800XP is a luxurious choice for your journey. This jet is sleek, stylish, and comfortable, with everything you’ll need built right into its design. Learn more about the Hawker 800XP and why this might be the perfect choice the next time you’re booking a trip of 2,800 miles or less.

Interior Comforts

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With the standard seating configuration, the Hawker 800XP seats eight passengers and two crew members. This includes a four-person club section, three-person divan, and one forward-facing seat. However, you can fit as many as 15 people with an alternate configuration. The interior cabin is more spacious than most small jets. With a height of 5 feet 11 inches, there’s enough headroom for most passengers to stand up throughout the length of the cabin. The cabin measures a comfortable 21 feet 5 inches in length and 6 feet in width.

Seats swivel a full 360 degrees, so your party will have ample room to relax.

Soundproofing features in the Hawker 800XP typically keep noise levels around 70 decibels so you can carry on conversations with your fellow travelers and even conduct business in the air. With free Wi-Fi onboard, you can hop online for work or play to make the most of your time in the air.

Baggage Room

The Hawker 800XP has 49.5 cubic feet of luggage space that’s accessible in-flight. It can accommodate up to 395 pounds of luggage. This is the equivalent of roughly eight roller bags.

Exterior Appearance

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The exterior of the Hawker 800XP is 51 feet 2 inches in length and 18 feet 1 inch in height. It has a span of 54 feet 4 inches including the winglets. The jet is equipped with two AlliedSignal TFE731-5BR engines, supplying it with 4,660 pounds of thrust on takeoff. Those who are familiar with mid-range jets may notice the similarity to the Hawker 400XP. The Hawker 800XP is an improvement on this predecessor and the third creation in the 800 series, boasting improved runway performance, better cruise and climb speeds, and increased weight limits.

Performance

This small jet has a takeoff distance of 5,032 feet at sea level, or 7,952 feet at an elevation of 5,000 feet. Combined with a landing distance of just 2,600 feet, this jet is suitable for nearly any small airport. The Hawker 800XP takes just 20 minutes to climb to a flight level of 37,000 feet. The jet flies at an initial cruise altitude of 37,000 with a maximum altitude of up to 41,000 feet for navigating around weather conditions or other aircraft.

Its high speed is 536 miles per hour, but its speeds may dip as low as 466 miles per hour. The typical cruise speed is 514 miles per hour. The Hawker 800XP consumes about 250 gallons of fuel an hour. Its maximum nonstop range is 2,650 miles, making it the perfect choice for short flights.

Avionics

The avionics system in the Hawker 800XP features the Honeywell SPZ-8000 Suite. This includes a Traffic Control Avoidance System (TCAS), Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS), high frequency communications, and dual autopilot. Its safety features exceed FAA requirements for a supremely reliable and secure trip.

If you’re looking for a compact yet comfortable jet for a private trip, the Hawker 800XP is a smart choice for both business and pleasure.

Mountain Aviation
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  1. Sloane Vititoe
    Sloane Vititoe02-20-2016

    5 people 2 are kids from Denver to aspen around noon.

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