By | November 8, 2022

Piper Cheyenne For Sale In South Africa

What is Piper Cheyenne?

The Piper PA-42 Cheyenne is a turboprop aircraft built by Piper Aircraft. The PA-42 Cheyenne is a larger development of the earlier PA-31T Cheyennes I and II. 

Piper Cheyenne For Sale In South Africa

1979 Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II for in South Africa-$520000. View similar aircraft pricing data and search more aircraft for sale at

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Piper Cheyenne a good plane?

With its 351-knot max cruise speed, efficient Garrett engines, fastest climb rate in its class, FL410 service ceiling, long range and short/uniåmproved runway capability, the rare Piper Cheyenne 400LS can still outperform many turboprops and light jets in various phases of flight and missions.

How much fuel does a Piper Cheyenne burn per hour?

The Cheyenne’s twin Pratt & Whitney PT-6A engines generate 720 shaft horsepower per side. At 29,000 feet, that translates into a miserly 77 gallons per hour and 270 knots. Down at 22,000 feet, speed can increase to 290 knots but hourly fuel burn jumps to 109 gallons.

How fast is a Piper Cheyenne?

The Piper Cheyenne IA has a maximum range (subject to headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 1070 miles and a maximum speed of 277 mph.

How much does a new Piper aircraft cost?

How much does a Piper Turboprop Cost? A new Piper single-engine turboprop costs between $2.3m for a 2021 Piper M500, and $3.3m for a Piper M600/SLS (according to Aircraft Bluebook’s Fall 2022 data).

Is Piper better than Cessna?

“It boils down to the fact that it doesn’t really make any difference. There are those who will say that the high-wing trainers such as the Cessna 150, 152, or 172 are easier to fly and are more stable. Others will say that low-wing aircraft such as the Pipers are better. The truth is that either type is acceptable.

What is the best Piper plane?

Piper PA-28 Warrior – Much Loved Four Seater Aircraft
The Warrior is perhaps the best known and most popular of these, often being bought and flown by those pilots who learned to fly on a Tomahawk and then wanted to move on to something larger.

Does flying slower save fuel?

Mostly fuel efficiency — less air pressure is less resistance to going forward, so less power and less fuel is needed to go the same speed.

What is the fastest Piper plane?

Fastest Twin Piston Aircraft – Piper Aerostar 702P Takeoff.

Are Piper planes safe?

The second in a series of four AOPA Air Safety Foundation Safety Highlights studies validates both fixed-gear Piper Cherokees and retractable-gear Piper Arrows as reliable, sturdy favorites among aircraft owners.

Why did the Piper Jet fail?

NTSB Finds Improper Maintenance Was a Cause of 2020 Crash of Piper PA-28 – Plane & Pilot Magazine.

How many miles can a Piper fly?

With a full load of fuel and a long-range cruise power setting, Piper claims the Mirage can fly three people about 1,450 nautical miles and land with IFR fuel reserves.