Piper Arrow

Piper Arrow plane

The Piper Arrow serves the College of Aviation's needs as a reliable and efficient aircraft for use as a complex single-engine trainer. With its Garmin GNS 430/530 cockpit the Arrow provides a good mix of traditional and advanced instruments.

  • Number in fleet: 2
  • Primary useComplex trainer, commercial license and certified flight instruction
  • EngineTextron Lycoming IO-360-C1C6 (200BHP)
  • Fuel capacity72 gallons
  • Weight1789 pounds (standard empty), 2750 pounds (max takeoff), 969 pounds (max useful load)
  • Dimensions27 feet and 9 inches long, 7 feet and 10 inches high, 35 feet and 5 inches wing span, 170 feet2 wing area
  • Speed145 knots (max at sea level), 137 knots (cruise, 80 percent power at 10,000 feet)
  • Stall speed55 knots (flaps down, power off)
  • Cruising range880 nautical miles (55 percent power at 9,000 feet)
  • Max operating altitude16,200 feet
  • Takeoff distance1,600 feet (total distance over 50 feet obstacle)
  • Landing distance1,520 feet (total distance over 50 feet obstacle)