BE-55 Baron
Passengers: 6 Max takeoff weight: 5,300 lbs Max landing weight: Empty Weight: 3,346 lbs Max fuel capacity: 142 US gallons
Max range: 889 Nm (4hr 48min) High Speed Cruise Max ceiling: 24,000' Max cruising speed: 224 KIAS Thrust/power: 2x 285 HP

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    Name Brian Sapp Date 15 May 2011
    Aircraft BE-55 Baron Airline Private
    Notes: "Severe clear VFR with Wicked tailwinds." Level flight, battling the unyielding updrafts.
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    Name Jack Showers Date 3 Feb 2009
    Aircraft BE-55 Baron Airline Private
    Notes: 266 knots ground speed sustained for 13 minutes or so with excursions up to the low 280's. I was on the way to a Beechcraft owners' function (BPPP) in Lakeland, FL from Lafayette, LA, at 15,000; straight, level and smooth. These best ground speeds were from a straight downwind leg on a day after a cold front came raging through the Deep South. The airplane is a stock, unmodified 1979 B55 Baron with IO-470L's. Photos of the steam gauges were taken about a half hour earlier on a more easterly heading and show the engine settings and indicated airspeed for the entire flight.
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    Name Date 26 Apr 2014
    Aircraft BE-55 Baron Airline
    Notes: Level into the Washington DC area. Wicked tailwinds from the west created massive turbulence on the eastern side of the mountains into Virginia.