How fast is a Baron 55?

190 knots
The early Baron 55, A55 and B55 were fitted with 260 hp (190 kW) Continental IO-470 engines and had gross weights of 4880 to 5100 lb (2,200 to 2,300 kg). These had a typical cruise speed of 190 knots (350 km/h) at 7000 ft (2100 m), and came with 116 or 136 US gallon (440 or 515 L) fuel tanks.

How fast is a Baron?


Maximum Cruise Speed 202 ktas (374 km/h)
Service Ceiling 20,688 ft (6,306 m)
Maximum Climb Rate 1,700 fpm (518 mpm)
Maximum Limit Speed 223 kias (413 km/h)
Stall Speed 73 kcas (135 km/h)

What is the useful load of a Beechcraft Baron?

1,500 to 2,000 pounds
Typical useful loads are in the range of 1,500 to 2,000 pounds, depending on age and equipment. Older airframes with no deice boots, radar, or well-stocked panel can easily accommodate a family of six, full fuel, and baggage on a four-hour flight with reserves.

How much is a Baron 58?

Depending on numerous factors, the average price for a pre-owned BEECHCRAFT Baron 58 is $295,000.00.

What is the range of a Beechcraft Baron 58?

2,054 km
Beechcraft Baron 58/Range

Is Baron 58 pressurized?

The Baron 58P Model features a pressurized cabin, and is powered by two Continental TSIO-520-WB turbocharged piston engines. Production of the Baron 58P ended in 1985, and a total of 494 aircraft were built.

When did the Beechcraft Baron 55 come out?

The Beechcraft Baron is a light, twin-engined piston aircraft developed by Beechcraft. The Baron 55 is Beechcraft’s first Baron model and was introduced in 1961. It served as a replacement for the Model 95 Travel Air and offered updated 260-HP Continental IO-470L engines.

What’s the top speed of a Beechcraft Baron?

You can count on 180 to 185 knots true airspeed on 24 gallons per hour at typical rich-of-peak power settings at 7,000 to 11,000 feet. Beechcraft’s basic-model Baron 58 is the last piston twin still built and one of only four piston models still made by Beech.

What’s the difference between a Baron 55 and 58?

Born in 1969, the Baron 58 increased the Baron 55’s cabin length by two feet, creating a six-seat “conference”-style cabin arrangement, and adding 50 horsepower. The Baron also uses the Bonanza’s dual cargo/entry doors on the aft right side. The Baron 58 has greater carrying ability, speed, and gross weight, but climb rate remains the same.

What’s the Max fuel capacity of a Beech Baron 55?

The fuel system was simplified in 1974 with interconnected tanks and three-position (on, off, crossfeed) selectors. Also that year, extra aux tanks became available for the E55 model, boosting max fuel capacity to 166 gallons. Beech cabins are notably plush and comfortable, and the 55s-even the early ones-are par for the luxury course.