AEST

AEROSTAR (1) 600

Aircraft
Name
600
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Mid wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code
L2P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Multi
Position
In wing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
TED SMITH Aerostar
PIPER PA-60 Aerostar
PIPER Aerostar
MACHEN Superstar
AICSA Aerostar
AEROSTAR (1) 601
AEROSTAR (1) 600

AEST

High performance light aircraft. In service since 1968. Developed as response to the AERO COMMANDERS twins. Exists in several versions, last more powerful and turbocharged model PA-60-700P. Built first by TED SMITH (later AEROSTAR) United States, transferred to PIPER as PA-60 Aerostar in 1982.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.41 m
Length (metric)
10.61 m
Height (metric)
3.70 m
Powerplant

600A: 2 x 290 HP Lycoming IO-540-K1J5 piston engines with 3 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming O-540
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
472 m
MTOW
2500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1800 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
220 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
210
Range
1200 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
317 m

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