A classic Beech Baron 58 well maintained, in great condition and superbly equipped by recent (2019) upgrade to current and comprehensive Garmin avionics suite (see full list in Avionics section below).
First registered in the USA as N23659 in 1978 (manufactured Dec. 1977)
Ferried to Channel Islands Nov. 1990, remaining on the N23659 registration.
Registration changed to 2-PROP in 2017.
Now changed back to N23659.
New FAA Airworthiness Certificate issued May 2022.
Next FAA Annual Inspection due 30 April 2023!
TTAF 4480.8 hours
2004 Wheels up landing
2009 Gear retraction on landing roll out
In both cases fully repaired and restored to original condition
New spar webs June 2010
842.3 Hours since major overhaul by Deltair in April 2000
Shock load inspections after each incident in 2004 and 2009.
Engines last stripped and inspected 2009 – no zero-time overhaul required.
Improved Camshaft Gear installed as per TCM Service Bulletin
Port Engine: 6 new cylinders fitted May 2015 at 581.9 engine hours
Starboard Engine: 6 new cylinders fitted Jan 2012 at 393.7 engine hours
Hartzell PHC-J3YF-2UF Scimitar blades
211.2 Hours since Zero-time Overhaul June 2016 (New in 2010)
New Garmin avionics suite recently (2019) installed comprising:
G500 TXi Touch Screen Electronic Flight Display
GFC 600 Digital Autopilot
*** Garmin AUTONOMi ™ Smart Rudder Bias functionality just added (2021) to the above combination to assist the pilot in reacting to a single engine failure above Minimum Controllable Airspeed.
GTN 750 GPS/COM/NAV
GTN 650 GPS/COM/NAV
EIS Engine Information System
GMA 350c Audio Panel
GWX 70 Digital Weather Radar
GTS 800 TAS ADS-B enhanced Traffic Alert System
Garmin remote transponder with ADS-B Out and In
King KN 63 DME
White Overall with Blue/Grey detailing stripes – Very Good condition 8/10
Grey leather seats with new (January 2021) sheepskin covers to front seats.
New carpets April 2022.
Overall condition 8/10.
OPTIONS AND MODIFICATIONS:
De-icing with boots and alcohol de-icing for propellers and screen
(though not approved for FIKI)
D’Shannon Engine Baffles fitted March 2018
Call anytime between 08:00 and 18:00, weekdays or weekends
Very professional work, good communicator, direct with expectations. I would recommend John anytime be it to buy a plane or sell a plane.
P.S. of London, UK - October 2019
"When I sadly had to sell my aircraft. John Vahgatsi had all the expertise necessary to make the process smooth and efficient ..... He knew exactly what was required and when, and his communications were excellent and prompt ...….
Thank you John!"
C.R of Bromley, UK - July 2019
“John Vahgatsi went the extra mile in every respect when asked to sell my aircraft. Nothing was too much trouble any questions I had were researched and answered accurately.
It was a pleasure and John made the whole process easy, he is a real professional. Thank You John!
I would recommend John and his company to anyone selling an aircraft."
E.J.P of Hampshire, UK - February 2019
“Thank you for maintaining your careful oversight of this transaction.
Please note my appreciation for your careful and professional style of brokerage.
Overall first class customer support."
M.W. of Surrey, UK – January 2019
“John Vahgatsi provides a fast efficient service that is simply second to none. While selling my aircraft I found they paid great attention detail, giving me sound advice on every aspect of the sale from start to finish.”