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Piper Cherokee 180
(VH-WMR)

An underwing champion

The Piper PA-28 Cherokee is a family of light aircraft built by Piper Aircraft and designed for flight training, air taxi, and personal use. The PA-28 family of aircraft are all-metal, unpressurized, single-engine, piston-powered airplanes with low-mounted wings and tricycle landing gear. They have a single door on the copilot side, which is entered by stepping on the wing.

 

WMR is a four seater aircraft used for private hire and PPL training.

General Characteristics

Seating Capacity:

1 Pilot & 3 Passengers

Length:

7.16m

Height:

2.25m

Wingspan:

9.2m

Basic Empty Weight:

544kg

Maximum Takeoff Weight:

975kg

Useful Load:

434kgs

Endorsements:

Day VFR

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Performance Characteristics

Engine:

Avco Lycoming O-320-E2A

Horsepower:

180 BHP @ 2700 RPM

Cylinders:

Four

Propeller:

2 Blade Senesich 74 inch Fixed Pitch

Take-off Safety Speed:

Vx (Best Angle of Climb):

Vy (Best Rate of Climb):

Vso (Stall Speed Clean):

40 knots

Cruise Speed:

110 knots

Service Ceiling:

14,000 feet

Fuel Burn:

38 litres / hour

Fuel Capacity:

Fuel Type:

Aviation Gasoline 100LL

Maximum Range:

440 Nautical Miles

Are you ready to have some fun?

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