Piper PA-24

General information about the Comanche

The Piper PA-24 is a single-engine light aircraft of the American company Piper Aircraft Corporation. It is mainly used as a training and cruising aircraft and is commonly referred to as Comanche. The first flight took place in May 1956, followed a year later, the commissioning. From 1957 to 1972, a total of 4,957 pieces were produced. After Hurricane Agnes, production ceased because the production halls were destroyed. The successor model is the Piper PA-32. Originally, the Comanche was designed as a rival to the Beechcraft King Air. Later, the Piper PA-26 Comanche 400 was introduced.

Technical data for the Comanche

The Comanche can accommodate one pilot and up to three passengers. The machine is powered by a 186 kilowatt-horsepower Lycoming O-540-A1A piston engine. The aircraft is 7.84 meters long and 2.39 meters high. It has a wingspan of 10.97 meters and a wing area of 16.5 square meters. Empty, the machine has a weight of 767 kilograms. The maximum take-off mass is 1,315 kilograms. The aircraft flies at a speed of 289 kilometers per hour and has a maximal service ceiling of 6,096 meters. The tank has a range of 1,167 kilometers.

Products and services for the Comanche

We would be glad to carry out maintenance on your Comanche or wait for your machine. Of course we also go for special requests. For all changes, we make sure that the laws and rules of EASA are complied with. All services are available from one source. Our experts are passionate pilots themselves and are familiar with every problem. Talk to us, we look forward to seeing you!

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