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Thursday, January 1, 2004

1958 Beechcraft Travel Air N100BH



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Base price:
$49,500
Engine make/model:Lycoming O-360-A1A
Horsepower@rpm@altitude: 180@2700@SL
Horsepower for takeoff (per engine):180
TBO hrs.:
2000
Fuel type:80/87
Propeller type/diameter:
Hartzell/72
Landing gear type:
Tri/Retr.
Max ramp weight (lbs.):4000
Gross weight (lbs.): 4000
Landing weight (lbs.):4000
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 2500
Empty weight, as tested (lbs.):
2828
Useful load (lbs.): 1172
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
548
Usable fuel, std. (gals.): 112
Oil capacity (qts.):8 each engine
Wingspan: 37 ft. 10 in.
Overall length: 25 ft. 4 in.
Height: 9 ft. 6 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.):193.8
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
20.6
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
11.1
Wheel base:7 ft.
Wheel track:
9 ft. 7 in.
Wheel size (in.):
6.5 x 8 (mains), 5 x 5 (nose)
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin doors:
1
Cabin width (in.): 42
Cabin height (in.): 50
Baggage capacity (lbs.):270 front, 270 rear
 
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
75% power @ 7,500 ft.: 200
65% power @ 10,500 ft.: 195
55% power @ 14,000 ft.:
181
  
Fuel consumption (gph):  
75% power:
21.0
65% power:
17.5
55% power:
15.0
  
Max range (w/reserve) (nm): 1360
  
Estimated endurance (65%) (hrs): 6.5 @ 5000 ft.
Vs (mph):84
Vso (mph):70
Best rate of climb (fpm): 1360 @ gross
Best rate of climb, 8000 ft. (fpm):800 @ gross
Service ceiling (ft.): 18,100
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 1700 (no wind, standard day, sea level)
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):2000
Landing ground roll (ft.): 1100
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
2200
 
Source: Pilot's Operating Handbook, owner's specs





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