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AC50
Name Commander 500
Manufacturer NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

AERO (1) Commander 500
AERO COMMANDER Commander 500
AERO COMMANDER 500 Commander 500
NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL Shrike Commander
NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL Commander 500
NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL 500 Commander 500
NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL 500 Shrike Commander
ROCKWELL Shrike Commander
ROCKWELL 500 Shrike Commander


NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL Commander 500

NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL Commander 500

Image source: IANS

Description

Utility and corporate aircraft. In service since 1958. Developed from 1958 to 1968. Low cost model of the 520 series.

General

Aircraft name Commander 500
ICAO code/WTC AC50 / L
Manufacturer NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL
Type code/APC L2P /

Technical Data

Wing span 14.9 m48.885 ft
Length 11.2 m36.745 ft
Height 4.6 m15.092 ft
Powerplant 2 x 250 HP Lycoming O-540-A2B or

2 x 260 HP Continental IO-470-M or 2 x 290 HP Lycoming IO-540-E1B1 piston engines with 3 blade propellers.

Engine model Continental O-470, Lycoming O-540


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AC50

None on SKYbrary

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