Beech Bonanza F33A
The Beech F33A Bonanza was manufactured from 1970 until 1994, serial number CE290 through CE1791. It is a single-engine, piston aircraft configured as a cantilever low-wing aircraft with a conventional tail. Distinguishing features are: retractable landing gear, constant-speed propeller. Model F33A Bonanza seats up to 5 passengers and 1 pilot.
Wing span: 32 ft 10 in
Length: 26 ft 8 in
Height: 8 ft 3 in
Cabin Height: 4 ft 2 In
Cabin Width: 3 ft 6 in
Cabin Length: 12 ft 7 in (19 in shorter in 1970)
Max TO weight: 3,400 lb
Empty Weight: 2,237 lbs
Maximum Payload: 1,467 lbs
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons (80 gal. optional)
Manufacturer: Continental Motors
Horsepower: 285 hp
Overhaul (HT): 1700hr TBO
|Horsepower: 285.00||Gross Weight: 3,400|
|Top Speed: 181||Empty Weight: 2,237|
|Cruise Speed: 172||Fuel Capacity: 74|
|Stall Speed (dirty): 51||Range: 717|
|Rate of Climb: 1,167||Rate of Climb (One Engine):|
|Service Ceiling: 17,858||Ceiling (One Engine):|
|Ground Roll: 1,002||Ground Roll 763|
|Takeoff Roll Over 50 ft: 1,769||Landing Roll Over 50 ft: 1,324|
F33 sibling with a 285 hp Continental IO-520-B engine and continued production until 1994. Model F33A was produced in two versions with no model designations to differentiate them.
In 1970, the F33A was your short cabin version of the straight-tail Bonanza with a big motor. 26 of these were built.
Beginning in 1971, the F33A got the long cabin of the contemporary Bonanza which moved the aft bulhead back 19 inches. 34 were produced with the long fuselage, allowing two important benefits: a larger baggage door and six seat configurations previously available only in the Model V35B Bonanza.
After 1971 F33A possessed all of the V35B´s glamour, both inside and out, with the only difference between airplanes being the choice of empennage design.
Beech F33C Bonanza (1970; 1973-1979; 1986-1987) serial numbers CJ-26 through CJ-179
A F33A with IO-520B (285 hp) certified for aerobatics. Five F33C aerobatic Bonanzas were built in 1970 and all were short fuselage airplanes.
No F33C were built in 1971-1972.
From 1973 on, all Model F33C Bonanzas featured the 19-inch longer fuselage and the same structural features of the earlier Model E33C aerobatic Bonanza.The F33C Bonanza seats up to 4 passengers plus 1 pilot. A total of 153 were built.
23 F33C were built in 1986, including 21 for the Mexican Air Force: c/n CJ-l56-CJ-176.
- Large quick-release bailout door latches
- Significant internal strengthening for aerobatics