PAY3

PIPER Cheyenne 3

Aircraft
Name
Cheyenne 3
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing with wing tip tanks
Tail
T-tail
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
PIPER PA-42-720 Cheyenne 3
PIPER Cheyenne 3
AICSA PA-42-720 Cheyenne 3
AICSA Cheyenne 3

PAY3

Executive transport aircraft. In service since 1980. Larger T-tail development of PA-31T Cheyenne 2. Replaced by the more powerful PA-42-720. Licence production by AICSA, Columbia. Airliner version PA-31T3, T-400 Cheyenne 400.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
14.50 m
Length (metric)
13.20 m
Height (metric)
4.50 m
Powerplant

2 x 720 SHP P&W PT6A-41 turboprops with 3 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
465 m
MTOW
5080 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
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
305 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
360
Range
2270 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
109 kts
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
109 kts
Distance
583 m

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