Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain. Photo. Video. Driving salon. Characteristics.
Aircraft Piper Navajo PA31 (Piper PA31 Navajo) Piper Aircraft designed by the American company in the middle of 1960-ies for the private use of flights on regional routes, as well as corporate charter traffic. A longer version of the plane under the name Chieftain (Chieftain) appeared in 1973 year.
The plane was produced commercially until mid 1980-ies. Total produced more than 3500 copies. A small number of aircraft were produced in Brazil under license under the name of Embraer EMB820. Also 1974 was designed and put into mass production PA31T Piper Cheyenne - corporate jet turboprop (874 just built the plane).
Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain Salon
Currently Piper PA31 Navajo Chieftain passenger aircraft continue to be used in regional airline in Canada and the United States.
In 1973 year the company introduced the Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain model (originally designated as the Navajo II). The plane was built as a competitor to light aircraft Cessna 402. PA31350 had a fuselage lengthened by m 0,61, 6 windows in the passenger cabin, the huge doors and two engines with screws, which are counter-rotating and turbocharger Lycoming TIO540J2BD power 350 horsepower. PA31350 with 1980 year designated as RA31350 Chieftain. He continued to be made until October 1984 years. Total 1825 made copies of the aircraft.
Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain cabin
Features Piper PA31 Navajo Chieftain:
Wing area: 21,3kv.m.
The diameter of the fuselage: 7,14 m.
Cruising speed: 393km / h (244mil / h 212uzlov) at an altitude of 7600m.
Maximum speed: 525km / h (326mil / h 283uzlov) at an altitude of 3300m.
Flight range: 2740km (1700br.mil, 1480mil) in economy mode.
Ceiling: 8840m (29000futov).
Number of seats: 4-6mest.
Empty weight: 2209kg.
Maximum takeoff weight: 4082kg ..
Payload weight: 376kg.
Engines: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-28
Minimum speed: 142km / h (88mil / h 77uzlov) (with flaps to 100%).
Rate of climb: 14,2m / s (2800futov / minute).
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