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Name 600
Manufacturer AEROSTAR (1)
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Mass group UNK

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


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.

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