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Thursday, December 1, 2005

2005 New Piper PA46-500T Meridian



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New price:
$1,895,000
Engine make/model:Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42A
Horsepower@altitude (shp@ft.): 500@FL200
Horsepower for takeoff (shp):500
TBO hrs.:
3500
Fuel type:Jet A
Propeller type/diameter:
Hartzell CS
Landing gear type:
Tri./Retr.
Max ramp weight (lbs.):5134
Max takeoff weight (lbs.): 5092
Empty weight, std. (lbs.):
3404
Useful load, std. (lbs.): 1730*
Useful fuel (gals.): 170
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):591
Wingspan: 43 ft.
Overall length: 29.6 ft.
Height: 11.3 ft.
Wing area (sq. ft.):183
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
10.8
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
27.3
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 6
Cabin doors:
1
Cabin width (in.): 49
Cabin height (in.): 47
 
PERFORMANCE
Max cruise speed (kts.): 260
  
Fuel consumption (gph): 37
  
Range (nm):
1000+
  
Best rate of climb (SL fpm): 1556
Max operating altitude (ft.):
30,000
Vso (kts.):
61
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 1650
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):2438
Landing ground roll (ft.): 1020
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
2110
 
Sources: New Piper Website
* Standard useful load is maximum ramp weight minus standard empty weight.





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