Beech / Beechcraft 50 Twin Bonanza

Corporate Aircraft

Beech E50 Twin Bonanza, Swiss Air Force / Schweizer Luftwaffe, A-713, c/n EH-58 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Beechcraft Model 50 Twin Bonanza is a twin-engined light utility and corporate aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corporation.
Crew1-2
Passengers5-7
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelLycoming GSO-480-A1A6
Engine Power (each)254 kW340 hp
max. Cruise Speed330 km/h178 kts
  205 mph
max. Speed (vne)435 km/h235 kts
  270 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Rate of climb492 m/min1615 ft/min
Range1.600 km864 NM
994 mi.
Empty Weight2.268 kg5.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.175 kg7.000 lbs
Wing Span13,78 m45 ft 3 in
Wing Area25,7 m²277 ft²
Length9,61 m31 ft 6 in
Height3,51 m11 ft 6 in
First Flight15.11.1949
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1951-1963
Total Productionca. 880
ICAO CodeBE50
FAA TCDS5A4
Data for (Version)Beech E50 Twin Bonanza
Variants50 (L-23A), B50 (L-23B RL-23D), C50, D50 (L-23E), D50A, D50B, D50C, D50E, D50E-5990, F50, H50, J50, Excalibur 800

[Photo-ID: 1675] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
Beech 50 Twin Bonanza, , D-ITMS, c/n EH-56,© Karsten Palt, 2009Beech
50 Twin Bonanza
Reg.: D-ITMS
c/n: EH-56
 
Technik Museum [Speyer]
[Photo-ID: 7391] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Beech B50 Twin Bonanza, Quax - Verein zur F, N3670B, c/n CH-63,© Karsten Palt, 2013Beech
B50 Twin Bonanza
Quax - Verein zur F
Reg.: N3670B
c/n: CH-63
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 12082] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Beech B50 Twin Bonanza, Quax - Verein zur F, N3670B, c/n CH-63,© Karsten Palt, 2015Beech
B50 Twin Bonanza
Quax - Verein zur F
Reg.: N3670B
c/n: CH-63
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 10889] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Beech U-8D Seminole, United States Army, 56-3701, c/n LH-102,© Karsten Palt, 2015Beech
U-8D Seminole
United States Army
Reg.: 56-3701
c/n: LH-102
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]