PIPER PA-38 Tomahawk

Aircraft
Name: 
PA-38 Tomahawk
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
T-tail
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code: 
L1P
Engine: 
Piston
Engine Count: 
Single
Position: 
Nose mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle fixed
Manufacturered as
AICSA PA-38 Tomahawk
AICSA Tomahawk
CHINCUL PA-A-38 Tomahawk
CHINCUL Tomahawk
PIPER PA-38 Tomahawk
PIPER Tomahawk

PA38

Light aircraft and basic trainer. In service since 1978. Two seat trainer with a T-tail. 2497 aircraft were built between 1978 and 1983.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
10.40 m
Length: 
7.00 m
Height: 
2.80 m
Powerplant: 

1 x 112 HP Avco Lycoming O-235-L2A or L2C piston engine with two blade propeller.

Engine Model: 
Lycoming O-235
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
450 m
MTOW: 
800 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
750 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: 
108 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
130
Range: 
480 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: 
450 m

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