BE55

BEECH 55 Baron

Aircraft
Name
55 Baron
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code
L2P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
COLEMILL President 600
COLEMILL Foxstar Baron 55
BEECH 55 Baron
BEECH C-55 Baron
BEECH Cochise
BEECH Baron (55)
BEECH T-42 Cochise

BE55

Business, utility and advanced training aircraft. In service since 1961. Built in a few versions. Replaced by BEECH 58 Baron. Production ended in 1982.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
11.50 m
Length (metric)
8.50 m
Height (metric)
2.90 m
Powerplant

2 x 260 HP Continental IO-470-L piston engine with two blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Continental O-470
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
95 kts
Distance
450 m
MTOW
2300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
125 kts
ROC
1500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
800
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
800 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
180 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
200
Range
900 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
180 kts
ROD
800 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
95 kts
Distance
450 m

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