Overview

The early Baron 55, A55 and B55 were fitted with 260 hp (194 kW) Continental IO-470 engines and had gross weights of 4880 to 5100 lb (2,200 to 2,300 kg). These had a typical cruise speed of 190 knots (350 km/h) at 7000 ft (2100 m), and came with 116 or 136 US gallon (440 or 515 L) fuel tanks. The C55, D55 and E55 models had an increased cruise speed of 200 knots (370 km/h) due to the 285 hp (213 kW) Continental IO520s. The gross weights of these later models increased to 5300 lb (2400 kg). They were about a foot (0.3 m) longer than the B55 Barons, and came with 136, 142, or 166 US gallon (515 or 628 L) fuel tanks.


Aircraft Specifications


Certified Crew

1

Typical / Maximum Cabin Passenger Capacity

1+5/5

Take Off Ground Roll (FT)

596

Landing Ground Roll (FT)

868

Balanced Field Length [SL/ISA TMP] (FT)

Maximum Fuel (GL)

100

Length (FT)

29

Wingspan (FT)

37.1

Height (FT)

9.2

Cabin Height (FT)

4.2

Cabin Width (FT)

3.6

Cabin Length (FT)

11.9

Baggage Capacity Internal / External (CFT)

0/0

Powerplant

2 Continental IO-520

Years Aircraft Manufactured

1974-1982

Estimated Retail Price Low

0

Estimated Retail Price High

0

Aircraft Category

ME Piston



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The Beechcraft Baron E55 has a range of 934 nautical miles. Type in your city or airport identifier for a visual representation of the NBAA IFR Range (NM) for this aircraft.


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