1979 Beechcraft Bonanza A36 Aircraft

Single Engine Propeller


1979 Beechcraft Bonanza A36 Aircraft
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
ModelBonanza A36
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $425,000
LocationQueensland, Australia
Registration NoVH-MPT
Serial NumberE-1456
Year Built1979
Total Time Airframe6250

Delivered new to Australian distributor in 1979 after a transPacific ferry flight. MPT has always been hangared and has been meticulously maintained. No expense has been spared.

The last annual service was completed in March 2024. The aircraft has been maintained to the Australian CASA requirements with all service bulletins and airworthiness directions incorporated. The aircraft has been maintained by RapAir of Archerfield Australia since 2004.

Engine Specifications

The installation is a D'Shannon IO 550 300 HP conversion.

The engine is currently running "on condition" with 1865 hours since factory new installation in 2004. A new D'Shannon engine baffle kit was installed post a bulk strip of the engine in June 2014. The engine is fitted with a RAM camshaft and GAMI injectors.

The propeller is a Hartzell Top Prop fitted via STC with 35 hours since regular overhaul in 2024.

This is an extremely smooth, cool running engine/prop combination



Fully IFR compliant with RNP LNAV/VNAV capability. Very reliable and serviceable Century III autopilot with dedicated attitude display powered by 2 pressure pumps.


Primary: GTN 650

Secondary: GNS 430

HF:Codan 2000

Audio:GMA 340 with 6 place intercom

Transponder: GTX 330


Primary: GTN 650 version 7.21

Secondary: GNS 430 version 5.04 Fault detection and exclusion (FDE)


Storm Scope: WX 500

Primary Nav display via dual Garmin G5 and GAD 13 digital OAT.

Secondary display via dedicated Garmin CDI.

Original control yoke mounted chronometer

Auto Pilot:

Century III interfaced to G5 via GAD 29


MFD:GMX 200 version 2.14

Displays either GTN or GNS nav data by pilot selection. Jeppesen Nav Data with En Route and Terminal charts and WX 500 Storm Scope.

Flight Instruments:

Primary flight display is via dual, insert Garmin G5 with internal battery back up. Full display including air data, wind, OAT and density altitude.

Secondary is via original analog gauges with the turn and balance replaced by the G5 PFD.

A non TSO Dynon PFD is fitted to the right hand side flight panel.


Interior refitted with highest quality hide coverings and new carpet by Lahona Trimming of Melbourne.


The exterior was stripped to bare metal, fully inspected for corrosion and repainted in 2013. A photographic record of this process is available.

Additional Features

This aircraft represents a unique, perhaps once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase arguably the best series of Bonanza.

A perfect blend of the shorter, faster and better handling wing with no ugly stall strips, 28 Volt electrical system, double doors, club seating, rear cargo stowage and more, they simply don't make them like this anymore.

This airframe paired with the perfect blend of updated avionics while still giving an old school feel is a joy to fly!

The aircraft will be sold with a host of extras, including a tug, tailored exterior and floor coverings up to date Jespersen subscription with months to run and more!

There is literally nothing to spend.

*PLEASE NOTE: Aircraft specifications are subject to verification by the purchaser. It is up to you as the purchaser to conduct your due diligence. Unless given to you in writing by the seller, no warranties are implied or given. Aircraft or parts may be withdrawn from sale at any time. If the price does not contain the notation that it is the total price, the price may or may not include costs such as Stamp Duty, Transfer fees, GST and other State or Federal charges. Please confirm price, fees, charges and features with the seller of the Aircraft or Part.

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Seller Information

Contact Name:Telford Aviation Pty Ltd
Seller Type:Private
Location:Queensland, Australia
Listing ID:10840
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