Beechcraft 36 Bonanza. Specifications. A photo.
Beechcraft 36 Bonanza. Specifications. A photo.

Beechcraft 36 Bonanza. Specifications. A photo.


Beechcraft 36 Bonanza - small-engine six-seat single-engine aircraft produced by the American Aircraft Corporation Beech Aircraft Corporation between 1968 till now.


Photo Beechcraft A36 Bonanza


Production aircraft Beechcraft 36 Bonanza was based partly on 33th model of the same family of light-planes, however, the distinctive feature of the current version of the aircraft fuselage was lengthened, which allowed not only to ensure comfortable transportation of passengers, but also to take on board the large volumes of cargo.

The light-engine Beechcraft 36 Bonanza aircraft was devoid of most of the shortcomings of previous versions, and therefore is very popular to this day, despite the fact that it has been in operation for over 45 years. Easy controllability and high reliability of the aircraft allows it to be operated not only by private owners, but also by a number of world air carriers, in particular, for carrying out feeder passenger transportation, flights on local airlines, etc.


Beechcraft A36 Bonanza Photo


As the power plant in aircraft Beechcraft 36 Bonanza used reciprocating engine Continental IO-520-B power in 285 hp, giving the aircraft a number of advantages over 33 and 35 models, production of which has been adjusted previously, however, the base model was not as popular as the number of subsequent modifications - for the production only 184 aircraft of this version were built.

Beechcraft A36 Bonanza is the first modified version of the 36 model of Beechcraft Bonanza light-engine airplanes. A distinctive feature of this model is the new Continental IO-550-BB engine in 300 hp, a completely renovated interior design that provides the greatest comfort for air travel, new avionics, an improved fuel system and an increased maximum take-off weight. It is this version of the light-engine aircraft 36-th model has become the most popular - for the production period, which lasted from 1970 to 2005 year, the 2128 aircraft of this modification came off the assembly line of the aircraft building plant.


Cabin Beechcraft 36 Bonanza


Model Beechcraft A36TC Bonanza was presented to the American Aircraft Corporation Beech Aircraft Corporation in 1979 year. In the current modification used a turbocharged piston engine Continental TSIO-520-UB power in 300 hp and a new type of propeller that provides better aerodynamic performance. There were no significant changes in the current version has not undergone, and all the time production 280 current aircraft modifications were built.

In 1979 aeronautical engineer made an attempt to create a model of increased manageability, which is why the production of the aircraft Beechcraft T36TC Bonanza was launched, the hallmark of which was T-shaped tail and a new power engine in 325 hp Continental TSIO-520-UB, however, for all the time was promoted only one plane, whose fate is currently unknown.

Beechcraft B36TC Bonanza is a modernized version of A36TC - major changes have increased wingspan, increased flight range increased maximum take-off weight, as well as a modified center the aircraft control panel. Between 1982 2002 years 116 on aircraft of this modification was released.


Salon Beechcraft A36 Bonanza


Model Beechcraft G36 Bonanza is a modern way of A36 model, in particular, the aircraft is equipped with modern powerful engine, revamped interior, with new means of avionics, fuel tanks increased spaciousness and a number of other changes. The release of this version began in 2006 year and continues to the present vermja.

Among other things, by special order, the corporation Beech Aircraft Corporation also released a modified version of the unit, including:

  • Allison Turbine Bonanza - modification, created based on the version of the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza, with established turboprop Allison 250-B17C capacity of 400 hp .;
  • Continental Voyager Bonanza - a modification of the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza, featuring a liquid-cooled Continental TSIOL-550-B piston engine;
  • Propjet Bonanza - a modified version based on the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza with an Allison 250-B17F / 2 turboprop engine with a power of 410 hp;
  • TurbineAir Bonanza - a modification created on the basis of the Beechcraft B36TC Bonanza model with installed high-capacity tanks and a new Pratt & Whitney PT6A-21 turboprop engine with a power of 500 hp;
  • Whirlwind System II Turbonormalized Bonanza - a special version, equipped with a new turbocharged engine;
  • Whirlwind TCP Bonanza - modification equipped with the Continantal TCM IO-550B engine.


Interested in the supply of these aircraft were US Air Force service. Especially for them, on the Beech Aircraft Corporation plant were developed three models:

  • YQU-22A - reconnaissance drone, whose design was based on a basic production model Beechcraft 36 Bonanza. Produced 6 units.
  • YAU-22A - low-budget support to aircraft for the US Air Force, which is a modification based on the Beechcraft 36 Bonanza and Beechcraft B55 Baron. Built only one unit, which ceased operation through 2 years after the release.
  • QU-22B - unmanned aerial vehicle developed on the basis of Beechcraft 36 Bonanza. The model was equipped with a powerful turbocharged engine and additional drop tanks to overcome long distances. It was produced 27 units of aircraft.


Most light-engine aircraft Beechcraft 36 Bonanza continues to operate and is now - according to mid-year 2014, in operation is a 2500 aircraft of this model.


Specifications Beechcraft 36 Bonanza.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 5 people;
  • aircraft Length: 8, 38 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10, 21 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,62 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1142 kg .;
  • Payload: 718 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1860 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 326 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 357 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1720 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 5600 m (depending on version).
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental IO-550-B (depending on version);
  • Power: 300 hp (Depending on version).


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