Exhibit: Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
With the wonderful control harmony that is the hallmark of the Bonanza line, the Beech Baron 58 is considered a classic light twin. The Baron 58 is a spiffed-up version of a time-tested favorite made modern by its new Continental Special engines. The Baron combines the attractiveness of Beechcraft design with the reliability of twin engines, resulting in a gorgeous workhorse of an aircraft.
When the first light twin appeared in the 1950s, aviation enthusiasts quickly recognized it as the height of personal air transportation. More than 50 years later, the Baron 58 serves as an excellent example of why that's still true. The Baron 58 was beautifully designed with both comfort and safety in mind. But it's not just another pretty plane-with full fuel, a Baron 58 can carry up to 931 pounds of people or cargo for 1,340 nautical miles with 45 minutes reserve. Twin 300-hp TCM IO-550-C, six-cylinder, fuel-injected engines provide enough power to take off with a scant 1,400 feet ground run and climb at over 1,700 feet per minute, even fully loaded. The Baron carries payload further and faster than any other piston twin currently manufactured.
Descriptions from - www.microsoft.com/games/flightsimulator/aircraft.asp >> 2009 update - web page is gone <<
These images were taken using a GeForce 6600 GTgraphics card,
on a Pentium-4 - 3 GHz - rigged for silent running
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