PA31

PIPER PA-31

Aircraft
Name
PA-31
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L2P
Aerodrome Reference Code
1A
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
PIPER Mojave
PIPER Navajo CR
PIPER Navajo
PIPER Navajo Chieftain
PIPER T-1020
PIPER Pressurized Navajo
PIPER Chieftain
PIPER PA-31P-425 Pressurized Navajo
PIPER PA-31-300 Navajo
PIPER PA-31-310 Navajo
PIPER PA-31-325 Navajo CR
PIPER PA-31-350 Chieftain
PIPER PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
PIPER PA-31-350 T-1020
PIPER PA-31P-350 Mojave
NEIVA EMB-820 Navajo
NEIVA Navajo
EMBRAER Navajo
EMBRAER EMB-820 Navajo
CHINCUL Navajo Chieftain
CHINCUL Navajo
COLEMILL Panther Navajo
COLEMILL Panther 3
COLEMILL Panther 2
CHINCUL PA-A-31P-425 Pressurized Navajo
CHINCUL PA-A-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
CHINCUL PA-A-31-350 Chieftain
CHINCUL PA-A-31-310 Navajo
CHINCUL PA-A-31-325 Navajo CR
CHINCUL Pressurized Navajo
CHINCUL Chieftain
CHINCUL Navajo CR
AICSA Navajo CR
AICSA Navajo Chieftain
AICSA Navajo
AICSA PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
AICSA PA-31-350 Chieftain
AICSA PA-31-325 Navajo CR
AICSA PA-31-310 Navajo
AICSA Chieftain

PA31

Corporate twin and commuter aircraft. In service since 1965 (Chieftain since 1973). Commuter and airliner development. Basic for a large series of developments that led to Cheyenne 400LS. PA-31-350 Chieftain improved, stretched version for 9 passengers with more powerful counter rotating engines. Production of the Navajo ceased in 1983 (1800 aircraft built) and of the Chieftain in 1984 (1825 aircraft built). Pressurized versions PA-31P Pressurized Navajo and PA-31P-350 Mojave. The PA-31-310 Navajo has 3 square and one rounded cabin window, the PA-31-350 has 4 square cabin windows. Chieftain: Length 10,6 m MTOW 3,200kg.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
12.40 m
Length (metric)
9.90 m
Height (metric)
4.00 m
Powerplant

PA-31: 2 x 310 HP Lycoming TIO-540-A turbocharged piston engines with 3 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming O-540
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
90 kts
Distance
400 m
MTOW
2950 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
120 kts
ROC
1200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
800
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
140 kts
ROC
500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
210 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
260
Range
1025 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
200 kts
ROD
800 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
90 kts
Distance
575 m

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