Beechcraft are renowned for their quality aircraft and the twin engined Baron B58 is no exception. A 6 seater aircraft and fully equipped for commercial operations and as an advanced instrument flight training aircraft. The aircraft are provided with dual controls for training purposes. The widespread use of the B58 for charter makes this an ideal aircraft to have on one’s licence as a newly qualified commercial pilot.

Used for initial multi engine training, conversions onto type and complex training such as multi Instrument rating and multi instructors rating.

  • Multi Engine Initial Conversion
  • Conversion to type training
  • IFR Training
  • CPL Training

General characteristics

Crew one pilot
Capacity 1 Pilot: 5 passengers
Length 7.3 m
Wingspan 10.2 m
Height 2.6 m
Empty weight 1,111 lb (504 kg)
Useful load 490 lb (220 kg)
Max takeoff weight 5,400 lb
Powerplant Flat 6 2 x Continental 10-250 285 hp

Performance

Max speed 223 knots (412 km/h)
Cruise speed 180 knots (333 km/h)
Stall speed 68 knots (125 km/h)
Range 900 nm (1665 km)
Service ceiling 18,000 ft
Rate of climb 1500 ft/min (3.4 m/s)
Fuel consumption 30 US gal/h (115 L/h)

Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beechcraft_Baron