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12-Step B55 Landings

(Not the only way, just my way for over 2200hrs.)

5 Cool Things About The Bonanza


As Good As It Gets For


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INSANE 100LL @ $3.80/gal

Great 100LL Deals in USA

Gee Bee Fuel Protection Pad

LED Nav Bulbs Now Available

1939X/1940 LED Replacement Bulb

Some People STILL Think Flaps Before

Gear Is a Good Idea in Our GA Piston

Birds Because That's What the

Big Boys Do


Three Barons Destroyed w/Flaps First Ops!

A Bonanza Victim of Flaps Before Gear Practices
See this pilot's lessons learned document HERE

IMHO, it's a BAD IDEA except in large turbine powered and transport category aircraft.
The BEST idea is multiple GUMPS checks in the landing phase of flight.

How Beech Landing Gear Works

              55-Series Fuel Selector Placard Makeover


B55 Fuel Selector Placard Makeover $95                                         Sidewinder Replacement Battery $110 


Simple Remote Cell Phone Control

Gear Motor Cores Are Becoming Scarce

Please Don't Run Yours to Failure

If You Can't Pay Attention

Pay an Expert Beech Mechanic

To Install Your Gear Motor!

This poor soul did not install his VIP Gear Motor washer and the gouging of the motor case was causing huge amp draw and CB tripping !


Temporary Control Tower Hour Adjustments

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Get Shoulder Harnesses NOW!*


*Single engine drivers are 1 engine failure away from a forced landing

which might be survivable with shoulder harnesses, just my humble opinion.

The below aircraft was equipped with shoulder harnesses and both front seaters survived.



NTSB Prelim Report


A Great Engine Out Skill Builder:

Engine Out Survival Tactics by Nate Jaros



Your Beechcraft is


Not Getting Any Younger*


*Best Practices Guide for Maintaining Aging GA Airplanes



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How's Your ME Knowledge?

Flyer Baron Article June 2012 / AVweb Baron Article / ABS Baron 55 Guide

Twin & Turbine Baron Article    Twins Can Be Dangerous Article

B55 Economy Fuel Burns / What A B55 Can Do w/18GPH @ 12,000'

Baron/Bonanza Theme Song Nomination

Baron 55 Ownership Cost Survey / 58 Ownership Cost Survey / 58P Ownership Cost Survey

Baron 58 Dimensions / Baron 58 POH / B55 Dimensions / C,D,E55 Dimensions

ABS Baron Pilot Initial Checkout Guide

FAA Multi-Engine Education - "Always Leave Yourself an Out"

Aviation Consumer Baron B55 Review  PDF  B55 W&B Spreadsheet



What Dynamic Braking Really Does




Bi-Color LED (Red/Green)

Auxiliary Panel Indication of Gear Lights



6-Conductor Coiled Cord & Receptacle for Your

Panel Makeover



G5 Install Pirep





Moody Aero-Graphics Baron Engine Control Decals



Genuine HEIM Rod Ends Available



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  Bonanza Right Aileron Cable Corrosion AD

Can Non-TSO'd Equipment Be Installed in Certified Aircraft?

FAA Issues AD 2019-01-02 Aspen EFD1000 and EFD500

Flurosilicone Fuel Cap O-Ring Kits

FAA Guidance on Exclusive FBO Operations

Landing Gear Transmission Removal & Inspection

FAA Releases BasicMed Checklist Requirements

FAA Safety Inspector Guidance for BasicMed



6-Conductor Coiled Cord & Receptacle

for Your Panel Makeover



B55 Gear Retraction - Four Seconds


Good Gear Motor & Good Rigging

See the Extension HERE

No Excuses! - Use the ABS Landing Gear Rigging Guide


Check Your Ailerons!



ABS Service Clinic Inspection





BG-341 Spark Plugs - Limited Quantities Available


Shipping Destination


The Last Bomb (1945 War Film)



FAA Guidance on Exclusive FBO Operations


Could AOA Save YOUR Day?


FAA GoPro Camera Advisory


Cygnet iPad/796 Control Wheel Mount $195




Baron Engine Cowl Seals - Stop the Streaking!


Tire Pressure Action Chart


FAA Guidance Manual To Your AME


ABS Hosting Bonanza/Baron/Travel Air POHs!


Part 23 Final Recommendations Signed into Law


Short Runway Ops in Your New-to-You Baron?


Oh Hell, Let's Just Jump The Chock



Big Baggage Door Mod



HBC Aileron Service Bulletin


B58 & G58 Baron Fuel Vent Hose Clamp Mandatory SB


CSOB Special: NEW Cygnet Dual Yokes For Sale


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Owner Assisted IA Directory

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LED PAR36 Bulb $65

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