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Beechcraft Bonanza

United States (1947)
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The Beechcraft Bonanza is a popular civilian aircraft introduced in 1947 and has since seen production totals surpass 17,000 examples.


Detailing the development and operational history of the Beechcraft Bonanza Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft.  Entry last updated on 11/8/2017. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

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Any available statistics for the Beechcraft Bonanza Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering country-of-origin, operational status, manufacture(s) and total quantitative production. Other qualities showcased are related to structural values (namely dimensions), installed power and standard day performance figures, installed or proposed armament and mission equipment (if any), global users (from A-to-Z) and series model variants (if any).






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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 300mph
Lo: 150mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (203mph).

    Graph average of 225 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Beechcraft 2009 Model G36's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
17000
17000


  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Origin: United States
Year: 1947
Type: Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Beechcraft - USA
Production: 17,000
Global Operators:
Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Haiti; Iran; Israel; Indonesia; Ivory Coast; Mexico; Netherlands; Nicaragua; Paraguay; Spain; Thailand; United States
Historical Commitments / Honors:

Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.
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Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Weights:
Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Beechcraft 2009 Model G36 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.

Operational
CREW


Personnel
1


Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
27.49 ft


Meters
8.38 m


Dimension
WIDTH


Feet
33.50 ft


Meters
10.21 m


Dimension
HEIGHT


Feet
8.60 ft


Meters
2.62 m


Weight
EMPTY


Pounds
2,531 lb


Kilograms
1,148 kg


Weight
LOADED


Pounds
3,651 lb


Kilograms
1,656 kg

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Installed Power - Standard Day Performance:
1 x Continental IO-550-B developing 300 horsepower.

Performance
SPEED


Miles-per-Hour
203 mph


Kilometers-per-Hour
326 kph


Knots
176 kts


Performance
RANGE


Miles
1,060 mi


Kilometers
1,706 km


Nautical Miles
921 nm


Performance
CEILING


Feet
18,501 ft


Meters
5,639 m


Miles
3.50 mi


Performance
CLIMB RATE


Feet-per-Minute
1,230 ft/min


Meters-per-Minute
375 m/min

Armament - Hardpoints (0):

None.
Variants: Series Model Variants
• 35-33 Debonair
• 35-A33 Debonair
• 35-B33 Debonair
• 35-C33 Debonair
• 35-C33A Debonair
• D33 Debonair
• E33 Bonanza
• E33A Bonanza
• E33B Bonanza
• E33C Bonanza
• F33 Bonanza
• F33A Bonanza
• F33C Bonanza
• G33 Bonanza
• Model 35
• A35
• B35
• C35
• D35
• E35
• F35
• G35
• H35
• J35
• K35
• M35
• N35
• 035
• P35
• S35
• V35
• V35A
• V35B
• Model 36
• A36
• A36TC
• T36TC
• B36TC
• G36
• YGU-22A
• YAU-22A
• QU-22B
• Bonanza (Propjet)
• Bonanza (Turbine Air)
• Bonanza Whirlwind System II
• Bonanza Whirlwind TCP
• Parastu - Iraning unlicensed reverse-engineered Bonanza.