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PIPER PA32-260 Cherokee Six

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PA32
Aircraft
Name PA32-260 Cherokee Six
Manufacturer PIPER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Light
Type code L1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Position Nose mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 1


Manufacturered as:

AICSA PA-32 Six
AICSA PA-32 Saratoga
AICSA PA-32 Cherokee Six
AICSA PA-32 Turbo Saratoga
AICSA Turbo Saratoga
AICSA Saratoga
AICSA Six
AICSA Cherokee Six
CHINCUL PA-A-32 Cherokee Six
CHINCUL Cherokee Six
EMBRAER Minuano
EMBRAER EMB-720 Minuano
NEIVA EMB-720 Minuano
NEIVA Minuano
PIPER PA-32 6X
PIPER PA-32 6XT
PIPER PA-32 Cherokee Six
PIPER PA-32 Saratoga
PIPER PA-32 Six
PIPER PA-32 Turbo Saratoga
PIPER Turbo Saratoga
PIPER Saratoga
PIPER Six
PIPER Cherokee Six
PIPER 6X
PIPER 6XT


PIPER PA32-260 Cherokee Six

PIPER PA32-260 Cherokee Six PIPER PA32-260 Cherokee Six 3D

Description

The PA-32 series began life in 1965 as the 260 horsepower (190 kW) PA32-260 Cherokee Six, a significantly modified six (or seven) seat development of the PA-28 Cherokee.

Technical Data

Wing span 10 m32.808 ft
Length 8.4 m27.559 ft
Height 2.4 m7.874 ft
Powerplant 1 x Lycoming IO-540-K1A5, 300 hp (225 kW) each.
Engine model Lycoming O-540

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 165 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 576 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 557 m
MTOW 16331,633 kg
1.633 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL200 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 850850 nm
1,574,200 m
1,574.2 km
5,164,698.167 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving PA32

  • AS50 / PA32, en-route, Hudson River NJ USA, 2009 (On August 8, 2009 a privately operated PA32 and a Eurocopter AS350BA helicopter being operated by Liberty Helicopters on a public transport sightseeing flight collided in VMC over the Hudson River near Hoboken, New Jersey whilst both operating under VFR. The three occupants of the PA32, which was en route from Wings Field PA to Ocean City NJ, and the six occupants of the helicopter, which had just left the West 30th Street Heliport, were killed and both aircraft received substantially damaged.)