Beechcraft 56 Baron. Specifications. A photo.
Beechcraft 56TC Baron - American twin-engine light aircraft, developed on the basis of the model Beechcraft 55 and manufactured Aircraft Corporation Beech Aircraft Corporation to 1967 years.
A photoBeechcraft 56TCBaron
The main reason for the development of small-engine aircraft Beechcraft 56TC Baron was the need for a long-term high-speed light aircraft, which would be able to compete with other US aircraft - Cessna 320Which just a few years of production, won great popularity. At its core, the development of the aircraft manufacturers Beech Aircraft Corporation is an almost complete copy of the foreign 320-th model, however, thanks to modern equipment, powerful propulsion system and a number of other options, the aircraft still different from the model developed by Cessna.
Beechcraft 56TCBaron photo
Beechcraft 56TC Baron was equipped with two piston engines turbocharged Lycoming TIO-541-E1A4 each of which could develop the capacity to 380 hp, allowing the aircraft to effortlessly accelerate to cruising speed in 370 km \ h, overcoming the distance to 2 thousand kilometers. Among other things, in order to make flights as comfortable, the cabin of the aircraft Beechcraft 56TC Baron was sealed, allowing the aircraft to climb to great heights, and hides almost any noise.
Like most of the previously produced aircraft, Beechcraft 56TC Baron had a fairly simple operation and does not require the pilot of any specialized knowledge. On board the aircraft could accommodate up to 6 passengers (standard interior equipment made it possible to stay on the board only 5 passengers), that allows to operate the aircraft not only for the needs of business aviation, but also for passenger transportation, including the implementation of feeder flights, work at local airlines, etc.
Despite a good attempt Beech Aircraft Corporation to create demanded easy-motor boat, popular basic model Beechcraft 56TC Baron did not find - during the whole period of production just 93 aircraft of this version were built.
Despite the failure with the base version of the production, in 1970, the model was presented Beechcraft A56TC Baron, get new avionics means a new central control panel and improved light-signaling system. Several changed the appearance of the aircraft, however, no significant changes to no avail - for all the time production was sold only 11 aircraft.
Of issued for all time 104 aircraft Beechcraft 56TC Baron, according to official figures, at the end of the year 2014 the world operated only 48 units of this model, and, most of them are privately owned, and only a few aircraft operated by air carriers.
Specifications Beechcraft 56TC Baron.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 6 people (depending on configuration);
- aircraft Length: 8,6 m .;
- Wingspan: 11,5 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,9 m (depending on version).
- Weight of empty aircraft: 1655 kg .;
- Payload: 2716 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 4371 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 370 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 387 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 2031 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 10600 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: 2 × Continental TIO-541-E1A4;
- Power: 2 × 380 hp
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