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1959 Bonanza D50B – N1600G // A Head Turner

Auction Start: August 23, 2023
Auction End: August 29, 2023 12:00 am

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Location: Livingston, TX
Description: This Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza is a classic aircraft that is sure to turn heads. It is in excellent condition and has been well-maintained. The aircraft is equipped with two powerful engines and a spacious cabin that can comfortably seat up to 6 passengers. The D50B is also a very capable aircraft, with a cruise speed of 180 mph and a range of 1,200 miles. This aircraft is perfect for a variety of uses, including business travel, personal transportation, or even light cargo hauling. It is also a great choice for pilots who are looking for a challenging and rewarding aircraft to fly. If you are looking for a classic and capable aircraft, then the Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza is the perfect choice for you. Bullet Points: • Hangared and actively flown • Fresh Annual July 2023 • Eisenhower Steps • Bench Seat • Interior renovated 2011 • Tires 2020 • Cleveland brakes 2021
Airframe Details
  • Airframe:
  • TT 4,400 hrs
  • No Damage History
  • Gross Takeoff: 6300 lb
  • Basic Capacity: 4579 lb
  • Useful Load: 1721 lb
  • Fuel Capacity: 180 gal
Engine Details
  • 2x Lycoming GO-480 - 295hp - 800 SMOH R+L
  • 1200 TBO lot of owners getting upwards of 2000 hours
  • Pressure Carburetors PX5B
Propeller Details
  • 2x McCauley
    650 hrs SNEW R&L
Avionics Details
  • GNS 530
  • King MX170B
  • King KR87ADF (works good)
  • PS Engineering Audio Panel
  • Garmin GTX 330 ADS-B Transponder
  • STEC 55X Autopilot Installed New 2011
  • Avionics Innovations AICD III Certified AM/FM/CD player
  • JPI 450 Fuel Flow
  • Stratus USB Charger Ports
  • Slaved HSI
Additional Features
  • Spin on Oil Filter Adapters
  • Factory Over Wing Entry Door
  • Eisenhower Retractable Boarding Steps
  • 70-30 Split Front Bench Seat with Removable Panel
    Front Seat Center Console
    Airline Tray Table Behind Front Seat
    Reat “Check Pilot” Seat Behind Front Seat
  • Removable Right Front Seat
  • Queen Air 3 Person Couch with Headrest
  • King Air “Doghouse” storage Cabinet
  • Large 4 Person Oxygen Bottle Mounted Behind Front Seat
  • Life Vests Under Every Seat
  • Bruce’s Custom Cover
  • Cleveland Brakes
  • Overhauled Left Main Boost Pump
  • Overhauled Left Engine Fuel Pump
  • Overhauled Both Prop Governors
  • Overhauled Janitrol Heater
  • Oyster Diamond Stitch Upholstery
    FAA Soundproof Cabin Insulation
  • 4000 Hour Landing Gear Service Completed
  • Beech Flight Control/Throttle Lock
  • Wing Bolt 5 Year Mandatory Changeout Completed 2022
  • Flushing Portable Porta Potty
  • 24 GPH cruise (thrifty for the power!)
Ryder Yellow and Matahorne white with Sunshine decal Condition: 7/10
White Leather Condition: 10/10
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
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Registration Number: N1600G
Make: Beechcraft
Model: D50B
Required Deposit: $3,000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: August 23, 2023
End Date: August 29, 2023 12:00 am
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Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza: A classic and capable aircraft

The Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza is a fixed-wing, multi-engine aircraft that has captured the hearts of aviation enthusiasts for decades. With its timeless design and impressive performance, this classic aircraft continues to stand out in the world of general aviation. In this blog post, we will delve into the history of Beechcraft, explore the features and specifications of the D50B model, and highlight why it is a great choice for pilots seeking a challenging and rewarding flying experience.

History of Beechcraft and the D50B: Beechcraft, a renowned American manufacturer, has a rich legacy in the aviation industry. Founded in 1932, the company has consistently produced high-quality aircraft known for their reliability and performance. The D50B Twin Bonanza, introduced in 1959, is a testament to Beechcraft’s commitment to excellence.

Description of N1600G

The Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza is a classic aircraft that boasts impressive features and capabilities. With a tail number N1600G and a serial number DH-211, this aircraft has a total time of 4,400 hours and has undergone a major overhaul, with 800 hours since then. Its excellent condition and meticulous maintenance make it a standout choice.

The D50B is equipped with two powerful Lycoming GO-480 engines, each delivering 295 horsepower. With a cruise speed of 180 mph and a range of 1,200 miles, it offers both speed and endurance with a thrifty 24 GPH cruise. The spacious cabin can comfortably accommodate up to six passengers, making it suitable for business travel, personal transportation, or light cargo hauling.

D50B N1600G Specifications:

  • Airframe: The aircraft has a total time of 4,400 hours, with no damage history. It has a gross takeoff weight of 6,300 lbs and a basic capacity of 4,579 lbs. The useful load is 1,721 lbs, and it can carry 180 gallons of fuel.
  • Engine: Powered by two Lycoming GO-480 engines, each with 295 horsepower. The engines have undergone a major overhaul, with 800 hours since then. They have a time between overhaul (TBO) of 1,200 hours, and many owners have reported getting upwards of 2,000 hours.
  • Prop: Equipped with two McCauley propellers, which have approximately 650 hours since new.
  • Avionics: The aircraft features a range of avionics, including the GNS 530, King MX170B, King KR87ADF, PS Engineering Audio Panel, Garmin GTX 330 ADS-B Transponder, STEC 55X Autopilot, JPI 450 Fuel Flow, Stratus USB Charger Ports, and a Slaved HSI.
  • Additional Features: The D50B is loaded with convenient and practical features, including spin-on oil filter adapters, an over-wing entry door, retractable boarding steps, comfortable seating arrangements, storage options, and various overhauled components for enhanced performance and safety.
  • Exterior: The aircraft sports an attractive exterior with a Ryder Yellow and Matahorne White color scheme, complemented by a Sunshine decal, rating 7 out of 10 in terms of condition.
  • Interior: The interior showcases white leather upholstery, exuding a luxurious and pristine ambiance, rated 10 out of 10.


With its classic design, impressive performance, and meticulous maintenance history, the Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza stands as a timeless aircraft in the world of general aviation. Whether you’re a seasoned pilot or an aspiring aviator, this aircraft offers a thrilling and rewarding flying experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to own and fly a piece of aviation history with the Beechcraft D50B Twin Bonanza register to place the winning bid on this auction today.

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