The Piper Warrior is a simple, stable and dependable primary single-engine aeroplane thatís fun and easy to fly.
Much more than just a basic trainer, our particular Warrior (Registration G-BSYZ) is a very capable and comfortable (fully airways-equipped) 4-seater.
It is ideally suited to long cross-country flying, has a good cross-wind limit and makes an excellent platform for Night/IMC training.
One (160hp) Lycoming O-320-A2B flat four piston engine driving a two-blade fixed pitch propeller.
Max speed 235km/h (127kt), max cruising speed 233km/h (126kt), long range cruising speed 195km/h (105kt). Initial rate of climb 644ft/min. Service ceiling 11,000ft. Max range with reserves 1185km (637nm).
(Sea Level, Zero Wind, Standard Temperature, 25deg flaps) Ground Run (ft/m) 1050/320 Total over 50 ft obstacle (ft/m) 1650/503
(Sea Level, Zero Wind, Standard Temperature) Ground Roll (ft/m) 625/191 Total over 50 ft obstacle (ft/m) 1160/353
Two 25 gal. tanks (gal/L) 50/189 Usable Fuel (gal/L) 48/182
75% power (gph/lph) 10.0/37.9 /65% power (gph/lph) 8.8/33.3 55% power (gph/lph) 7.8/29.5
Empty 613kg (1352lb), max takeoff 1105kg (2440lb).
Wing span 10.67m (35ft 0in), length overall 7.25m (23ft 10in), height 2.22m (7ft 4in). Wing area 15.8m2 (170sq ft).
After upgrading to become an RAF Flying Scholarship Instructor, Mr Bill Anderson moved to Aberdeen Airport as Chief Flying Instructor/Examiner for the Aberdeen Flying Club/School
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