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General Characteristics

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Capacity: 3 passengers
  • Length: 29 ft 1 in (8.85 m)
  • Wingspan: 38 ft 0 in (11.58 m)
  • Height: 9 ft 6 in (2.89 m)
  • Wing area: 181 ft² (16.8 m²)
  • Empty: 2,446 lb (1,100 kg)
  • Loaded: lb ( kg)
  • Maximum takeoff: 3,900 lb (1,780 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2x Lycoming O-360-A1G6D, 180 hp (135 kW) each
  • Fuel capacity: 103USG Total, 100USG Usable
  • Max fuel flow per engine: 11.7 USGPH (@6000ft PA, -14deg C, 23.50 in.hg
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Performance

  • VNE Never exceed speed: 194 KIAS
  • VNO Normal operating speed: 154 KIAS
  • VA Maneuvering speed: 132 KIAS
  • VMCA Air Minimum control speed: 65 KIAS
  • Range: 932 nautical miles
  • Service ceiling: 16,000 ft
  • Rate of climb: 1,248 ft/min (380 m/min)
  • Wing loading: lb/ft² ( kg/m²)
  • Power/Mass: hp/lb ( kW/kg)

 

Contact the Author: Bruce J. Elig CFII/MEI/ATP