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BEECH 55 Baron

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Name 55 Baron
Manufacturer BEECH
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Light
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

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

BEECH 55 Baron

BEECH 55 Baron BEECH 55 Baron 3D


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 11.5 m37.73 ft <br />
Length 8.5 m27.887 ft <br />
Height 2.9 m9.514 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 260 HP Continental IO-470-L piston engine with two blade propellers.
Engine model Continental O-470

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) 95 kts IAS 125 kts IAS 140 kts IAS 140 kts MACH TAS 180 kts MACH IAS 180 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 95 kts
Distance 450 m ROC 1500 ft/min ROC 800 ft/min ROC 800 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 800 ft/min MCS kts Distance 450 m
MTOW 23002,300 kg <br />2.3 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL200 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range 900900 nm <br />1,666,800 m <br />1,666.8 km <br />5,468,503.941 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BE55

None on SKYbrary