Beechcraft Baron 58

Introduced for the model year 1969, the larger, more powerful Baron 58 was developed from the Baron 55, introducing club seating, double aft baggage doors, and new gross weight of 5,400 lbs. The earlier Baron 58 was fitted with the Continental IO-520 285 hp engine. The Baron 58 can cruise at 200 knots (370 km/h) at 7000 ft (2100 m). The lengthening of the fuselage increased rear baggage space, as well as providing more comfortable six-place seating over the Baron 55 and 56TC. ICAO type designator of all versions is BE58.

A big change in panel/system layout on 58/58TC/58P and engines occurred in 1984. The new compact panel included relocating throttle, gear, flap, propeller and mixture controls to industry-standard positions to resemble the King Air panel. The engine was upgraded to a Continental IO-550 300-hp engine.

The current production version is the G58, featuring a glass cockpit, improved passenger cabin and changes to selected airframe details.

58 Baron
Original variant, introduced in 1969 and run through 2004 (production continued as G58). Four to six seats. Powered by two 285-hp Continental IO-520-C or Continental IO-550-C piston engines. 2,124 aircraft built.

G58 Baron
Introduced in 2005, currently in production. Version of 58 Baron with Garmin G1000 glass cockpit avionics.

Beechcraft 58 Baron (IO-520) – Performance Data

Horsepower: 285                      Gross Weight: 5400 lbs
Top Speed: 208 kts                   Empty Weight: 3361 lbs
Cruise Speed: 195 kts              Fuel Capacity: 136 gal
Stall Speed (dirty): 74 kts        Range: 1109 nm

Takeoff                                       Landing
Ground Roll: 1336 ft                 Ground Roll 1439 ft
Over 50 ft obstacle: 2101 ft      Over 50 ft obstacle: 2498 ft

Rate Of Climb: 1660 fpm          Rate of Climb (One Engine): 390 fpm
Ceiling: 18600 ft                        Ceiling (One Engine): 7000 ft

Beechcraft 58 Baron (IO-550) – Performance Data

Horsepower: 300                       Gross Weight: 5500 lbs
Top Speed: 208 kts                    Empty Weight: 3443 lbs
Cruise Speed: 195 kts               Fuel Capacity: 136 gal
Stall Speed (dirty): 74 kts         Range: 1109 nm

Takeoff Landing
Ground Roll: 1403 ft                  Ground Roll 1439 ft
Over 50 ft obstacle: 2371 ft       Over 50 ft obstacle: 2498 ft

Rate Of Climb: 1750 fpm            Rate of Climb (One Engine): 394 fpm
Ceiling: 20688 ft                          Ceiling (One Engine): 7284 f

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