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
BEECH 55 Baron
BEECH Baron (55)
BEECH C-55 Baron
BEECH Cochise
BEECH T-42 Cochise
COLEMILL Foxstar Baron 55
COLEMILL President 600

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: 
11.50 m
Length: 
8.50 m
Height: 
2.90 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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