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Baron 58


Students at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus complete their Multi-Engine Flight training in the 600-horsepower (two 300-HP engines) Beechcraft Baron 58. The Baron is a versatile airplane with room for six, has large cargo doors, and can cruise at more than 200 knots. The Baron 58 is a native aircraft to Kansas and is currently produced in Wichita.

The real value of the Baron 58 in training is its state-of-the-art technology that prepares students for the challenges of flying bigger and more complex aircraft. The Beechcraft Baron 58 has proven itself day after day to prepare students for the commercial and flight instructor certificates.


Maximum speed at sea level202 knots
Cruise, 75% power at 8,000 feet195 knots
Stall speed, flaps up83 knots
Stall speed, flaps down73 knots


Range, 75% power at 8,000 feet1,520 nautical miles
Endurance (time)7.4 hours
Rate of climb at sea level1,700 feet per minute
Service ceiling18,500 feet


Weights and loads 
Maximum ramp weight5,524 pounds
Maximum takeoff weight5,500 pounds
Baggage allowance700 pounds


Fuel capacity200 gallons
Usable fuel194 gallons


Engine and propellor 
EngineTwo continental engines
PropellorTwo constant speed, diameter 77"
Oil capacity12 quarts