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Beech 58 Baron

One of the few light twins still being produced, the 58 Baron is also one of the great classic designs. Just watch your pocketbook.

[IMGCAP(1)] The Beech Baron 58 is an airplane for those who have, shall we say, arrived. It carries a well-deserved reputation for solid construction, good performance, sweet handling and a certain style. It also carries a rather enormous initial price tag and an equally well-deserved reputation for high parts and maintenance costs. But if you can afford one, there are few twins in its class that can approach it.

History
The Baron shares genes with the Bonanza, making use of essentially the same landing gear and systems, along with a fuselage similar to the six-place 36 series. Its direct ancestry goes back to the 95 Travel Air, which begat the 55 Baron.

The Model 58 Baron...

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