Sundance Flying Club
B55 Beech Baron N6TX

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B55 Baron N6TX

N6TX is a unique rental offering. One of the few Beech Barons available for rental, N6TX is a B55 with a Colemill engine conversion, providing some 600 hp. Equipped with Radar, TAS and props with alcohol de-ice this legendary high performance, complex twin engine airplane can cross the country in style. This airplane is classed as a Technically Advanced Airplane (TAA) as it has an Aspen Primary Flight Display (PFD) and so has GPS Steering (GPSS) for autopilot coupled WAAS Approaches.

N6TX has a 3-blade propellers and IO-520E engines each rated at 300 hp for 5 minutes.

GPS/Nav/Comm 1 - Garmin GNS-430W
Nav/Comm 2 - King KX-155
Autopilot - Century III
PFD - Aspen EFD 1000
Radar - RNS 81
Transponder - King KT76C
TAS - SkyWatch displayed on PFD
Engine analyzer - JPI EDM 790
Alcohol de-ice on props
Tie Down:R29
JPI DataWeb data for your analysis. Flights are posted periodically. If you want to see your flight soon after it occurred, contact the club. Note that Date/time is UTC.
Pilot Requirement:Private Pilot with Complex, High Performance endorsements or better, 750 Total hours, 50 retractable, 50 Bonanza, and Instrument Rating plus either 25 hours make and model, or 5 - 20 hours dual to proficiency with a Sundance approved instructor. Attendance at a ground school is required prior to proficiency flights. Flight operations above 10000 ft MSL require a Sundance Flying Club high altitude operations signoff.
Currency:3 Hours flight in last 90 days. 3 takeoff and landings in last 90 days. Annual recurrency training, either BPPP or Simcom preferred.
Documents: GNS430W
EFD 1000
RDS 81
KNS 80
EDM 790
Century III
Weight & Balance

Sundance Flying Club Weight & Balance Tool

  Left Right Total Arm Moment (lb-in/1000)
Empty Aircraft lb in
Front Seats lb lb lb in
Center Seats lb lb lb in
Rear Seats lb lb lb in
Fuel - Main   ( gal max) gal gal gal in
Weight    lb lb lb
Fuel - Aux   ( gal max) gal gal gal in
Weight    lb lb lb
Total fuel on board gal lb
Front Baggage lb lb in
Aft Baggage lb lb in
Totals lb in

Weight/Balance Status
go-nogo decision

Equipment Notes
Weight and Balance Details
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Plot Legend

  • Red - Take-off weight/CG and zero fuel weight/CG
  • Blue - If plotted indicates weight/CG trajectory when aux tanks burned
  • Green - If plotted indicates weight/CG trajectory when main tanks burned
  • Orange - Basic Empty Weight and Arm

Original programming by David Jacobowitz at Sundance W&B v.0.1.5
Modified 1 November 2013