What Are Some of the Specifications for the Piper Arrow Aircraft?


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The 200-horsepower Piper Arrow engine has a flight range of 880 nautical miles with a 45-minute fuel reserve. The aircraft can fly as high as 16,200 feet. The KTAS, or "knots, true air speed," is 137, or 254 kilometers per hour, at 75 percent power.

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The single-engine airplane's takeoff distance is 1,000 feet, and landing distance is 620 feet. It has four seats and can carry a maximum payload, including passengers, of 960 pounds.The cabin volume is 105 cubic feet. The airplane's fuel tanks hold 72 U.S. gallons. The wingspan is 35.4 feet, length is 24.7 feet and the airplane's height is 7.9 feet. The propeller is a McCauley two-blade with constant speed.

Standard avionics instrumentation is the Garmin G500 Avionics Suite, which includes a 6-inch primary flight display, a 6-inch multifunction display and a dual navigation system that includes a 430W NAV/COM/GPS that is enabled for the Federal Aviation Administration's Wide Area Augmentation System. The Garmin G500 suite also has a GTX33 Transponder; a GMA 340 Audio Panel and standby flight instruments. Other standard equipment includes an overhead air-distribution fan and a tail strobe light.

Piper says the Arrow has controls and handling familiar in other training aircraft but offers a transition for aviators ready for a more complex plane.

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