1962 COMMANDER 500B

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Twin engine piston aircraft with retractable landing gear. The 500B seats up to 6 passengers plus 1 pilot.


Performance specifications


Horsepower:

2 x 290 HP

Best Cruise Speed:

176 KIAS

Best Range (i):

825 NM

Fuel Burn @ 75%:

31.5 GPH

Stall Speed:

59 KIAS

Rate of climb:

1,340 FPM

Ceiling:

19,400 FT

Takeoff distance over 50ft obstacle:

1,375 FT

Landing distance over 50ft obstacle:

1,235 FT


Weights


Gross Weight:

6,750 LBS

Empty Weight:

4,635 LBS

Fuel capacity:

156 GAL


Ownership costs


1962 Typical Price:

$200,262.00

Total Cost of Ownership:

$45,287.36

Total Fixed Cost

$14,095.31

Annual inspection cost:

$4,225.00

Storage:

$840.00

Weather service:

$604.89

Insurance:

$3,578.67

Miscellaneous expenses:

$0.00

Refurbishing and modernization:

$801.05

Depreciation:

$4,045.70

Total Variable Cost (100 Hrs)
Cost Per Hour = $311.92
Cost Per Mile = $1.77

$31,192.05

Fuel cost per hour:
(31.5 gallons/hr @ $5.40/gal)

$170.10

Oil cost per hour:

$5.39

Overhaul reserves:

$42.14

Hourly maintenance:

$63.38

Misc: landing, parking, supplies,
catering, etc

$30.91


Engine (x2)


Manufacturer:

Lycoming

Model:

IO-540-B1A5

Horsepower:

290 HP

Overhaul (HT):

1,400 Hrs

Years before overhaul:

12

Also Consider


COMMANDER 500S Shrike (1968 - 1980)

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Typical Price: $126,187.00
Total Cost of Ownership: $41,699.35
Best Cruise: 176 KIAS ( 0 )
Best Range: 825 NM ( 0 )
Fuelburn: 31.5 GPH ( 0.0 )

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