Beechcraft Denali Aces First Flight

The new single-engine turboprop, the Beechcraft Denali, took to the skies this week in a milestone first flight.

This is a major step for the clean-sheet design aircraft and begins the important flight test program that substantiates the segment-leading performance expected of the Denali.

Feel the excitement of the day through the eyes of the people who made it happen.

Beechcraft Denali Celebrates First Flight

The Denali prototype aircraft, along with two additional flight test articles and three full airframe ground test articles, will continue to expand on operational goals, focusing on testing aircraft systems, engine, avionics and overall performance. The company is targeting certification for the Denali in 2023.

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