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Sunday, May 1, 2005

Piper Cherokee Six 300



cherokee
Base price:
$73,000
Engine make/model:Lycoming IOI-540 K145
Horsepower@rpm: 300@2700
Horsepower for takeoff:300
TBO hrs.:
2000
Fuel type:100LL
Propeller type/diameter:
Hartzell HC-C2YK-1B/8475-4 2 Blade/80 in.
Landing gear type:
Fixed/Tri.
Max ramp weight (lbs.):3400
Gross weight (lbs.): 3400
Landing weight (lbs.):3400
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1789
Empty weight, as tested (lbs.):
1886
Useful load (lbs.): 1611
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
1010
Useful fuel, std. (gals.): 50
Oil capacity (qts.):12
Wingspan: 32 ft. 8 in.
Overall length: 27 ft. 7 in.
Height: 7 ft. 9 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.):174.5
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
19.5
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
11.3
Wheel base:
7 ft. 8 in.
Wheel track (in.):
126.9
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 7
Cabin doors:
2
Baggage capacity (lbs.):220
 
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
75% power @ 6,000 ft.: 156
65% power @ 6,000 ft.: 145
55% power @ 6,000 ft.:
134
  
Range (w/ reserve) (nm):  
75% power:
739
65% power:
847
55% power:
913
  
Fuel consumption (gph):
 
75% power: 16.0
65% power:13.8
55% power:
11.9
  
Estimated endurance (65%) (hrs): 20 min.
Vs (kts.):55
Best rate of climb (fpm): 1050
Service ceiling (ft.): 16,250
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 1050
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):1500
Landing ground roll (ft.): 630
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
1000
 
Sources: Aircraft Bluebook Price Digest, and Pilot's Operating Handbook





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