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Beechcraft Baron 58

Beechcraft Baron 58 parked on landing strip

Specifications

  • Type: Twin engine, high performance piston
  • Year: 1972
  • Engines: 2 x Continental IO-520, 285HP/ea.
  • Seats: 6 including flight crew
  • Dimensions: Wingspan 37'10", Length 29'9", Height: 9'6"
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 5400lb.
  • Fuel capacity: 172 gallons
  • Maximum speed: 257 mph
  • Cruise speed at 75% cruise power: 230 mph at 7000'
  • Maximum altitude: ≈20,000ft.
  • Maximum range at 65% power: 1200 miles

Research equipment/capabilities

  • Equipment rack: 19" wide, 21" high, 25" deep

Electrical power available:

  • 50A @ 28VDC (power source for rack equipment and inverters)
  • 6.5A @ 115VAC, 60Hz.
  • 0.87A @ 115VAC, 400Hz.
  • 2.3A @ 26VAC, 400Hz.

Research antennas available

  • ACSS AT-910 TCAS directional
  • Antcom G5ANT-3AT1 L1/L2, Glonass, OmniStar
  • Sensor Systems S65-5366-7L L-Band
  • Comant CI-185C VOR/LOC/GS
  • VHF Com
  • Additional 3.5"x6" and 4"x6" antenna research pads on bottom of aircraft