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PIPER PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian

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Name PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
Manufacturer PIPER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Light
Type code L1T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Single
Position Nose mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

PIPER PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
PIPER Malibu Meridian

PIPER PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian

PIPER PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian PIPER PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian 3D


High performance light aircraft. In service since 2000. Turboprop development of PA-46 Malibu with EFIS cockpit.

Technical Data

Wing span 13.1 m42.979 ft <br />
Length 9 m29.528 ft <br />
Height 3.5 m11.483 ft <br />
Powerplant 1 x 1.209 SHP P&W PT6A-42A turboprop with 3 blade propeller.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 260 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 518 m ROC 1550 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 308 m
MTOW 23102,310 kg <br />2.31 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL300 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 10001,000 nm <br />1,852,000 m <br />1,852 km <br />6,076,115.49 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving P46T

  • P46T, vicinity Son Bonet Palma de Mallorca Spain, 2002 (On 19 December 2002, a Piper PA-46 Malibu, after takeoff from Son Bonet Aerodrome, penetrated the control zone (CTR) of Palma de Mallorca tower. The pilot was instructed to leave the CTR and the aircraft headed towards mountainous terrain to the north of the island where the flight conditions were below the VFR minimum. In level flight the aircraft impacted terrain at an altitude of 2000 ft killing all three occupants.)