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King Air 250

 

Ram Air Recovery System (RARS)

How does RARS work?

By making the airflow to the engine more efficient, the Ram Air Recovery System (OEM standard on new King Air 250s) decreases ITT 18° at equal torque, prevents FOD and increases all weather capability.

Benefits

  • Significantly improved climb and cruise performance with ice vanes stowed or deployed
  • 18º cooler engine ITT at equal torque
  • 8% increase in available horsepower
  • 8% to 11% block fuel savings (as part of the 250 EPIC Platinum Performance Package)
  • Ice vanes may be deployed at any time including taxi and takeoff when at OATs up to ISA +27ºC*—Use of ice vanes on RARS- equipped aircraft on the ground and during takeoff and landing minimizes the risk of foreign object damage.

Technology

  • Developed and tested in conjunction with Pratt & Whitney of Canada, Ltd
  • FAA-Certified for ice-vane deployment on the ground and in the air
  • Utilizes coanda-effect aerodynamics for efficient airflow vectoring
  • Full inlet plenum sealing through unique full-body diaphragms

Additional Information

 
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