Beechcraft 33 Debonair \ Bonanza. Characteristics. Modifications. A photo.
Beechcraft 33 Debonair \ Bonanza. Characteristics. Modifications. A photo.

Beechcraft 33 Debonair \ Bonanza. Characteristics. Modifications. Photography


The Beechcraft 33 Debonair \ Bonanza is an American light six-seater single-engine aircraft, production of which was launched in 1959 and continued until 1995, and at the moment the aircraft continues to be produced under a different model name, with a number of improvements in flight performance and design ..


Photo Beechcraft F33C Bonanza


The development of the Beechcraft 33 Bonanza aircraft began in the mid-50s, while, during the design of the aircraft, American aircraft manufacturers had to design and subsequent production based on an earlier model - Beechcraft 35 Bonanza, produced immediately after the end of World War II, but with some special improvements.

It should be noted that initially intended to equip small-engine aircraft Beechcraft 33 Bonanza V-shaped tail, as in the previous, 35-th model, however, given the fact that the operation of such aircraft require some special skills and specific experience, the American aircraft manufacturers have come to believe that the design of the aircraft should be carried out with a conventional tail.


Photo Beechcraft 33 Bonanza


On board the aircraft Beechcraft 33 Bonanza can accommodate up to 6 people (1 5 crew and passengers), while, the cabin is spacious enough and does not cause any discomfort, even with quite long air travel.

The 33-cylinder Continental IO-7-J piston engine with a radial arrangement of cylinders was used as the power plant on the Beechcraft 470 Bonanza aircraft, which in turn, taking into account the power of 225 hp, made it possible to better cool the power plant not allowing it to overheat even during prolonged flights at high speeds.


Beechcraft F33A Bonanza photo


Since the development of the aircraft was carried out on the basis of the Beechcraft 35, the basic production model was named Beechcraft 35-33 Debonair, but later became known as Bonanza. For the entire production period, which lasted from 1959 to 1995, 233 aircraft of this model were produced.

In 1961 year Aircraft Corporation Beech Aircraft Corporation has released a modified version of the Beechcraft 35-A33 Debonair, offer extra rear window and a modified interior cabin. Total 154 aircraft produced this version.

Model Beechcraft 35-B33 Debonair, presented in 1962 year, had a modified nose section, high volume fuel tanks, and a new, more user-friendly control panel. During the release was created 426 aircraft of this version.


Cabin Beechcraft 33 Bonanza


The Beechcraft 35-C33 Debonair is an improved version of the B33, with a redesigned rear window, new fairings on the fuel tanks, and improved seating. A total of 305 aircraft of this modification were built.

Unlike previous models, the Debonair version of the Beechcraft 35-C33A had a new Continental IO-520-B piston engine with 285 hp, which in turn allowed the aircraft to accelerate to higher speeds. Nevertheless, due to the significant rise in price, the production of the model was limited - 179 aircraft left the assembly line.

Version Beechcraft D33 Debonair is a modification of the military to be used as a reconnaissance aircraft.


Salon Beechcraft 33 Bonanza


In 1968 year, it was a model Beechcraft E33 Bonanza, practically does not differ from the version C33 Debonair, with the exception of a modified interior. That since this modification, the aircraft was renamed Bonanza.

The Beechcraft E33A Bonanza was an improved version of the E33 - the main difference was the appearance of the Continental IO-520-B engine with 285 hp. The production was rather limited, and since 1968 only 85 aircraft of this model were built.

Model Beechcraft E33B Bonanza is a model designed to carry fly at high speeds. The aircraft was designed to carry passengers 3, but ultimately it is certified as a sports aircraft.

In 1968, US aircraft designers presented a model Beechcraft E33C Bonanza, virtually indistinguishable from the model E33A, except reinforced fuselage and increased maximum take-off weight. During the entire production cycle from the conveyor descended 25 planes this version.

Version Beechcraft F33 Bonanza was developed based on the model E33, but in the back of the cabin appeared enlarged viewing window, changing the passenger compartment, and the aircraft itself was equipped with new avionics.

Model Beechcraft F33A Bonanza has become the most popular family model Beechcraft 33 Debonair \ Bonanza, in this case, the main feature of the aircraft began a modified wing profile, thus improving the maneuverability of the aircraft, as well as improved flight performance. In the period of 1970 1994 821 year built aircraft.

The Beechcraft F33C Bonanza was a redesigned version of the F33A for a sporty aircraft. This model has not received any significant changes.

In 1972, in the mass production model was launched Beechcraft G33 Bonanza, which received a less powerful engine Continental IO-470-N (260 hp) and improved trim. Great popularity of this version is not found, and the release of this modification was discontinued at the end of the year 1973.

Most of the planes of this model continues to operate and now many world airlines for charter flights over short distances, as well as for the implementation of feeder and local air traffic.


Specifications Beechcraft 33 Debonair \ Bonanza.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger 5 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 7,6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,54 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 987 kg .;
  • Payload: 949 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1936 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 236 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 250 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1270 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental IO-520-B (depending on version);
  • Power: 285 hp (Depending on version).


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