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Which of the following applies to my airplane

I have a 1968 V35A that I bought that already had an IO550 conversion and had been turbonormalized at the same time by Tornado Alley Turbo. My question is this: which of the following gross weights applies to my airplane? None of the descriptions list V35A. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Model: Bonanza V35A
Aircraft Serial Number: D-8667
Posted 11/29/2023 - 3 months ago
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The TAT TN modification does nothing to change the weight limits of the V-tails. You will need to add tip tanks to get any appreciable max weight increase.

Mike
ABS Technical Advisor

Posted 11/29/2023 - 3 months ago
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Michael,
My question really isn't so much about the gross weight as it is the weight & balance segment of this booklet. The W & B section has the same descriptions for the different versions of the Bonanzas, such as Beech 35-C33A, E33a, Beech 36, and so on. Does the Beech 35 portion of the description mean it applies to the V35 series? Also, I failed to say that I do have the Osborne 20 gallon per side tip tanks, as I didn't think at the time that it was relevant to my question. Obviously, I could have asked the question more clearly. So, out of all the listings for the different Bonanza types in my attached photo, do any of them represent the V35A? Thanks.

Posted 11/29/2023 - 3 months ago
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There are no changes from the original AFM/POH to the approved weight or balance on an S35, V35, V35A, or V35B when equipped in accordance with STC SA5223NM.

The original 'Debonair' was known as the 35-33, 35-A33, 35-B33, and 35-C33, followed by the 35-C33A with the 520 engine, which this STC is applicable to Next step was the E33 and E33A, as the model number was changed to exclude the 35-. A V35A has a maximum take-off and landing weight of 3400#; the AFMS for the JLO tip tanks will tell you what they will change that to.

Naturally, section 6 of your basic AFM should have all the information specific to your aircraft for empty weight and center of gravity; and section 2 of your basic AFM (and likely the JLO AFMS) discusses ramp weight. I don't believe Beech had any published data on zero fuel weight or maximum baggage, with exception to structural limitations (subject to loading).

Mike
ABS Technical Advisor

Posted 11/29/2023 - 3 months ago
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I fly a 68 V35A and have a NA IO550 with 20 gallon Osborne tip tanks. The engine and tanks were installed in 2013; tanks were installed under is STC SA4-1629 and supplied with AFMS P/N 96040. The FAA approval date in the AFMS is 4/15/1992. According to GAMI, this is the latest version of approved data for this installation. Attached is an excerpt of the AFMS showing the W&B sheet (proprietary information shared with permission).

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Posted 12/6/2023 - 2 months ago
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Thanks to everyone for the help. I think I have it figured out now. Thanks again.

Posted 12/7/2023 - 2 months ago
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Which of the following applies to my airplane