Piper PA-24 Comanche

ICAO aircraft code PA24
Manufacturer Piper Aircraft
Country United States
New price USD 0.036 million (1972)

The Piper PA-24 Comanche is an American four-seat or six-seat, low-wing, all-metal, light aircraft of semimonocoque construction with tricycle retractable landing gear.

Specifications

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Piper PA-24 Comanche specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
PA24
Manufacturer
Piper Aircraft
Manufactured
1957 - 1972
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 0.036 million (1972)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
1x Lycoming IO-540
Piston
Power:
260 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
169 Kts
313 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
55 Kts
Travel range:
1,064 Nm
1,971 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
22,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1500 feet / minute
7.62meter / second
Take Off Distance:
430 meter - 1,410.74 feet
Landing Distance:
370 meter - 1,213.90 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
1,315 Kg
2,899 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
1,315 Kg
2,899 lbs
Max Payload:
622 Kg
1,371 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
90 gallon
341 liter

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About the Piper PA-24 Comanche

The Piper PA-24 Comanche is an American four-seat or six-seat, low-wing, all-metal, light aircraft of semimonocoque construction with tricycle retractable landing gear. Piper Aircraft designed and developed the Comanche, which first flew on May 24, 1956. Together with the PA-30 and PA-39 Twin Comanches, it made up the core of the Piper Aircraft lineup until the production lines for both aircraft were destroyed in the 1972 Lock Haven flood.

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