The purpose of this research was to determine if Very Light Jets (VLJs) such as the Eclipse 500 might replace the Beechcraft King Air Turboprop as the preferred aircraft for short regional flights. There are often significant distances from the location of a given company to the nearest customer. Traveling these distances requires travel time, significant funding, and inconvenience. The research method utilized developed and distributed a survey to present owners of Beechcraft King Air Turboprops used for regional business travel. After careful analysis of the data, the researcher concluded that the present owners of King Air Turboprops were very reluctant to part with what they view as an extremely flexible business aircraft.
Scholarly Commons Citation
Pujalte, V. J. (2010). Will Very Light Jets Replace King Air Turboprops for Business Travel?. , (). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/pr-meteorology/5