Aircraft Photo of N214JB | Beech 2000 Starship 1 | #41343
Registration / Serial:N214JB
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 2000 Starship 1
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 2000 Starship 1
Aircraft Version:Beech 2000 Starship 1
C/n (msn):NC-14
City / Airport:Birmingham - Shuttlesworth InternationalMap
Region / Country:Alabama, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KBHM   IATA: BHM   Local: BHM   Other: -
Collection:Southern Museum of Flight
Photo Date:6 November 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 41343
Photo Comment

The Beech Starship with no centrally located vertical tail, canards and a pusher engine/propeller configuration was certainly distictive. It is, though, most noteworthy for being the first non-military aircraft certified by the FAA to have a carbon fibre composite airframe. This example, one of relatively few survivors from the 53 built, is on display at the Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham, Alabama.

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