• For Sale
  • 1955
  • N280B
  • CH-308
  • SC USA

120000 $120,000 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1955
  • N280B
  • CH-308
  • SC USA

General Specs (cont.)


1103 SMOH

1103 SMOH

394 SMOH

394 SMOH

1622 lb




Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

Very highly modified Twin Bonanza brought up to modern and conventional configuration, seating and performance.  Incorporates Swearingen Aviation popular modifications.  Very nice condition and will be a affordable and productive classic aircraft for the next owner.

Avionics / Equipment

Dual KX 155 Navs and Comms
Dual glide slope displays
Garmin GTX 327 transponder
PS Engineering PMA7000B audio panel
Century IIB autopilot
NSD 360A slaved HSI

Cockpit side windows and D'Shannon one piece windshield
Cleveland Wheels and Brakes
Swearingen conversion from C50 to S50 model (gross weight increase, redesigned instrument and switch panel, conventional flight control positions pilot and copilot, conventional power quadrant, conventional seating for pilot and copilot, fully enclosed gear doors, airstair door are among the Swearingen Aircraft modifications included)


Beechcraft C-50 Twin Bonanza modified to S-50, year model 1955
N280B, Serial number CH-308

Total time 5303.2 hours as of last annual inspection Oct 1 2018
Engine Times left and right since major overhaul is 1103.2 hours
Propeller times let and right 394.2 hours

Engines / Mods / Prop

Engines are Lycoming GO 480 G2D6 295HP
Engine Times left and right since major overhaul is 1103.2 hours
Time between overhaul recommendation is 1400 hours per Lycoming instruction 1009AS
McCauley propellers and spinners installed STC SA00860CH new in Feb 1999
Propeller times let and right 394.2 hours

Interior / Exterior

Paint and Interior good condition, always hangared

Exterior:  Tan with Light Green and Dark Green trim stripes
 in Green Bay Packers scheme with logo 
Interior:  Tan with tan sheepskin inserts


Empty weight 4678 lbs.  Gross weight for takeoff 6300 lbs.
Fully enclosed landing gear doors, Twin Bonanza airstair door
Maximum fuel all tanks 230 gallons (w/25 gal aux tanks each wing) or 7.6 hours endurance, this is a modification done from the factory original tanking.
Airframe logs prior to 1989 not available

Below is a link to my Dropbox you may copy into your internet browser.  The file includes multiple photos, and aircraft logs and records of the plane and will be updated with further information as developed.   The aircraft is located in South Carolina for viewing by appointment.


You may call me, Andrew Damiano,  at (704)651-4637 or email ajd@aviationmarketing.com

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