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BE50

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Aircraft
Name 50 Twin Bonanza
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

BEECH RU-8 Seminole
BEECH Seminole (U-8D/E/G)
BEECH U-8E Seminole
BEECH U-8G Seminole
BEECH Twin Bonanza
BEECH U-8D Seminole
BEECH 50 Twin Bonanza
EXCALIBUR Excalibur
SWEARINGEN Excalibur


BEECH 50 Twin Bonanza

BEECH 50 Twin Bonanza BEECH 50 Twin Bonanza 3D

Description

Light twin-engined utility aircraft. In service since 1950. J50 more powerful development for higher speed, higher service ceiling and extended range. Again more powerful development Excalibur by SWEARINGEN, USA. Mil. type: U-8 Seminole. J50: MTOW 3,310kg7,297.301 lbs
3.31 tonnes
. Excalibur: MTOW 3,450kg7,605.948 lbs
3.45 tonnes
.

Technical Data

Wing span 14 m45.932 ft
Length 9.6 m31.496 ft
Height 3.5 m11.483 ft
Powerplant 2 x 295 HP Lycoming GO-480-G2F6 or

2 x 340 HP Lycoming IGSO-480-A1B6 or 2 x 400 HP Lycoming IO-729-A1A piston engine with 3 blade propellers.

Engine model Lycoming O-480, Lycoming IO-720

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 170 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 33113,311 kg
3.311 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL300 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 870870 nm
1,611,240 m
1,611.24 km
5,286,220.476 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE50

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