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Piper Seneca V - PA-34-220T

Seneca V

Performance Specifications


Manufacturer: Continental
Model: TSI0-360-RB & L/TSIO-360-RB
Horsepower: 220 hp Take off, 200 hp MCP
Number of Cylinders: 6


Manufacturer: Hartzell
Number of Blades: 2
Type: Constant Speed, Full Feathering


Gross Weight: 4750 lbs/2155 kgs
Standard Empty Equipped Weight (*b,c,d): 3377 lbs/1532 kgs
Standard Useful Load (*a): 1373 lbs/623 kgs

Wing Area

Wing Area: 208.7 square feet/19.39 square meters


Wing Span: 38.9 feet/11.9 meters
Length: 28.6 feet/8.7 meters
Height: 9.9 feet/3.0 meters
Cabin Length: 124.25 inches/315.6 centimeters
Cabin Width: 48.75 inches/123.8 centimeters
Cabin Height: 42.0 inches/106.7 centimeters

Headroom (seat to ceiling):
Front Seats: 38 inches/96.5 centimeters
Middle Seats: 35.75 inches/90.8 centimeters
Rear Seats: 34.5 inches/87.7 centimeters

Fuel Capacity

Usable Fuel: 122 gallons/462 litres

Oil Capacity

Oil Capacity: 8 quarts/7.6 litres


Forward Compartment: 15.3 cubic feet/.43 cubic meters
Aft Compartment: 17.3 cubic feet/.49 meters

Forward Compartment: 100 lbs/45.4 kgs
Aft Compartment: 85 lbs/38.6 kgs

Maximum Speed

KTAS at gross weight: 205 kts/379 ktms

Cruising Speeds

Max Cruise Power: At 10.000 feet: 184 kts/340 kmh
At 18,500 feet: 198 kts/366 kmh
Normal Cruise Power: At 10.000 feet: 174 kts/322 kmh
At 18.500 feet: 190 kts/351 kmh

Cruise Range

Cruise range includes 45-minute fuel reserve at
max range cruise power plus allowance for fuel
used during taxi, take-off, climb at MCP, cruise
at stated mixture plus descent.

Max Cruise Power at 10,000 feet: 700 nm/1296 km
Max Cruise Power at 18,500 feet: 660 nm/1222 km

Stall Speed

Flaps Down Full 40 degrees: IAS 61 kts/IAS 113 kmh

Service Ceiling

Two Engines (100 fpm): *25,000-plus feet/7620-plus meters
Single Engine (50 fpm) 17,400 feet/5303 meters
*25,000 feet is the maximum approved altitude for Seneca V

Take-Off Distance

Ground Roll: 1525 feet/465 meters
Total over 50-foot obstacle: 1825 feet/556 meters

Landing Distance

Ground Roll: 1400 feet/427 meters
Total over 50-foot obstacle: 2700 feet/823 meters


*a. Standard Useful load is ramp weight minus standard equipped weight.
*b. The standard empty weight and standard equipped weight are the same.
*c. Standard aircraft per marketing.

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