HERE IS A 1954 BEECHCRAFT 18 C-45 WITH A TRADEWIND CONVERSION WITH A VOLPAR NOSE, TRI-GEAR, AND SINGLE VERTICLE FIN. ONLY 10 HOURS ON ENGINE AND PROPS. THIS COMES WITH EXECUTIVE AND AIRLINE INTERIORS. THIS IS A RARE BIRD INDEED!!! TTAF 12,750 Price $200,000 $149.500 04/29/1963. Tradewind features single vertical fin which gives the aircraft an overall height of 13 ft 8 in . The aircraft has been certified for maximum take-off weight of 10,200 lb. The aircraft will cruise at 230 mph at 70% power at 10,000 ft. It is powered by two P&W R985 engines with Hamilton Standard two-bladed propellers. The plane can carry between 7-9 passengers and has a maximum range of 2,100 miles with fuel tank options. The aircraft’s useful load is 3,560 lb.