TYPE: Six-seat utility transport.
PROGRAMME: Derived from A36. Certified as A36TC 7 December 1978; 271 A36TCs delivered; improved B36TC introduced 1982 following type certification on 15 January 1982.
CURRENT VERSIONS: Bonanza B36TC: Standard version, as described. New (2001) features as for A36.
Bonanza B36TC Jaguar Special Edition: Discontinued. Description in 2001-02 edition.
CUSTOMERS: Total of 695 A/B36TCs registered by November 2002, including 14 per year in 1993-97, 22 in 1998, 20 in 1999, 18 in 2000, 26 in 2001 and five in 2002; none further in the first nine months of 2003.
COSTS: US$648,400 basic; US$665,000 typically equipped (2001).
DESIGN FEATURES: Compared with A36TC, B36TC has greater span; wing section NACA 23010.5 at tip; 0° incidence at tip; greater fuel capacity.
Data below summarise differences from A36TC:
POWER PLANT: One 223.7 kW (300 hp) Teledyne Continental TSIO-520-UB Raytheon Special Edition turbocharged flat-six engine, driving a three-blade constant-speed Hartzell metal propeller. Fixed engine cowl flaps. Two fuel tanks in each wing leading-edge, with total usable capacity of 386 litres (102 US gallons; 84.9 Imp gallons). Refuelling points above tanks. Oil capacity 11.5 litres (3.0 US gallons; 2.5 Imp gallons).
SYSTEMS: Air conditioning optional.
EQUIPMENT: EGT gauge not available. Turbine inlet temperature gauge is standard.