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AEST
Name 600
Manufacturer AEROSTAR (1)
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC B
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

AEROSTAR (1) 601
AEROSTAR (1) 600
AICSA Aerostar
MACHEN Superstar
PIPER PA-60 Aerostar
PIPER Aerostar
TED SMITH Aerostar


AEROSTAR (1) 600

AEROSTAR (1) 600

Image source: IANS

Description

High performance light aircraft. In service since 1968. Developed as response to the AERO COMMANDERS twins. Exists in several versions, last more powerful and turbocharged model PA-60-700P. Built first by TED SMITH (later AEROSTAR) United States, transferred to PIPER as PA-60 Aerostar in 1982.

General

Aircraft name 600
ICAO code/WTC AEST / L
Manufacturer AEROSTAR (1)
Type code/APC L2P / B

Technical Data

Wing span 11.2 m36.745 ft
Length 10.6 m34.777 ft
Height 3.9 m12.795 ft
Powerplant 600A: 2 x 290 HP Lycoming IO-540-K1J5 piston engines with 3 blade propellers.

700P: 2 x 350 HP Lycoming TIO-540-K2A turbocharged piston engines with 3 blade propellers.

Engine model Lycoming O-540


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AEST

None on SKYbrary

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