Price and Operating Costs
A new Beechcraft Baron 58 has a list price of $520000. Based on 400 flight hours per year the Beechcraft Baron 58’s total annual variable costs are $142,153 and total fixed costs are $108,152 for an annual budget of $ 250,305. Which gives the Beechcraft Baron 58 an hourly cost of $626 per hour.
Specifications and Performance
The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a 1 person crew and can carry up to 5 passengers. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a seats full range of 156 nm and a maximum cruise speed of 200 kts. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a normal cruise speed of 197 kts and a long-range cruise of 163 kts. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a ferry range of 766 nm. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a rate of climb of 1,735 ft/min. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a Balanced Field Length (takeoff) of 2,300 ft with the following landing field lengths: FAR-91 of 2,550 ft, FAR-135 of 3,188 ft, and FAR-121 of 4,250 ft. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has a cabin width of 3.5 ft, cabin height of 4.1 ft, and a cabin length of 10.6 ft. The Beechcraft Baron 58’s wingspan is 37.9 ft and the fuselage is 29.9 ft.
The Baron family shares its ancestry with the Bonanzas and includes the same landing gear and cabin as the six-place Bonanzas. The Baron 58 is a 55 model with a 10-inch fuselage stretch and 300 hp Continental engines. The Baron 58 is one of the more popular light twins, both for its utility and its image.
The cabin, although a little narrow for some, has comfortable seats, good visibility and easy loading through its aft door, plus an over-the-wing pilot’s door. As far as performance is concerned, the Baron 58 has a good blend of payload and speed. The Baron 58 also has reasonable short-field performance. Over 1,800 Baron 58s have been produced.