PA-28 Piper Cherokee Specifications

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PA-28-140/150 Built 1962-1967
MPH (Knots)

Top Speed (Sea Level) 139 (121) 141 (123)
Cruise: 130 (113) 32 (115)
Best Rate of Climb: 85 (74) 85 (74)
Stall Speed (with flaps): 54 (47) 55 (48)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 9 gph 9 gph
Range (75%, sea level, std fuel): 490 (426) 500 (435)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,750 feet 1,700 ft
Ground run: 800 feet 775 ft
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,890 feet 1,890 ft
Ground run: 535 feet 550 ft
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 660 feet 700 ft
Service Ceiling: 14,300 feet 15,000 ft
Fuel capacity, Standard: 36 gallons 36 gallons
Reserve: 50 gallons 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-360-E2A (-B2B)
TBO: 2,000 hours 2,000 hours
Power: 150 hp 160 hp
Wing Span: 30 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 160 sq ft
Length: 23 ft 4 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 13.4 lb/sq ft 13.8 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 14.3 lb/hp 13.8 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,150 lbs 2,200 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,205 lbs 1,210 lbs
Useful Load: 945 lbs 990 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 125 lbs 125 lbs  

PA-28-180 1963-1972
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 148 (129)
Cruise: 142 (123)
Best Rate of Climb: 85 (74)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 57 (49)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 10 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 705 (612)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,620 feet
Ground run: 775 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,150 feet
Ground run: 600 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 720 feet
Service Ceiling: 15,700 feet
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-360-A3A
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 180 hp
Wing Span: 30 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 160 sq ft
Length: 23 ft 4 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 15 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 13.3 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,400 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,225 lbs
Useful Load: 1,175 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 125 lbs

PA-28-180 Challenger Built 1973
PA-28-180 Archer Built 1974-1975

MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 148 (129)
Cruise: 142 (123)
Best Rate of Climb: 85 (74)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 61 (53)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 10.5 gph
Range (75% at 9,300 ft.) 715 (621)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,560 feet
Ground run: 720 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,200 feet
Ground run: 635 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 725 feet
Service Ceiling: 14,200 feet
Specifications
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-360-A4A
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 180 hp
Wing Span: 32 ft 0 2.5 in
Wing Area: 170 sq ft
Length: 24 ft 0 in
Height: 7 ft 9 in
Wing Loading: 14.4 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 13.6 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,450 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,386 lbs
Useful Load: 1,064 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

PA-28-140 Cherokee 140, Cruiser, Fliteliner
Built 1964-1977
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 142 (123)
Cruise: 135 (117)
Best Rate of Climb: 89 (77)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 55 (48)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 8.4 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 720 (626)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,700 feet
Ground run: 800 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,090 feet
Ground run: 535 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 631 feet
Service Ceiling: 10,950 feet
Fuel capacity (Standard): 36 gallons
(Full Tanks) 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-320-E2A
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 150 hp
Wing Span: 30 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 160 sq ft
Length: 23 ft 4 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 13.4 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 14.3 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,150 lbs
(Early 140 Hp models) 1,950 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,274 lbs
Useful Load: 876 lbs
(Early 140 Hp models) 676 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs
*Subtract 3 mph without wheel fairings.

PA-28-161 Warrior Built 1974-1977
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 135 (117)
Cruise: 133 (115)
Best Rate of Climb: 91 (79)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 58 (50)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 8.5 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 720 (626)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,760 feet
Ground run: 1,065 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,115 feet
Ground run: 595 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 649 feet
Service Ceiling: 12,700 feet
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-320-E3D
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 150 hp
Wing Span: 35 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 170 sq ft
Length: 23 ft 9 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 13.7 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 15.5 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,325 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,301 lbs
Useful Load: 1,024 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

PA-28-161 Warrior II Built 1977 Up
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 146 (127)
Cruise: 141 (123)
Best Rate of Climb: 91 (79)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 51 (44)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 8.5 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 679 (590)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,650 feet
Ground run: 1,050 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,160. feet
Ground run: 625 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 644 feet
Service Ceiling: 11,000 feet
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-320-D3G
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 160 hp
Wing Span: 35 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 170 sq ft
Length: 23 ft 9 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 13.7 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 15.3 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,325 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,391 lbs
Useful Load: 934 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

PA-28-181 Archer II Built 1976 Up
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 148 (129)
Cruise: 145 (126)
Best Rate of Climb: 85 (74)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 54 (47)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 8.8 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 690 (600)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,660 feet
Ground run: 870 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,390 feet
Ground run: 925 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 735 feet
Service Ceiling: 13,650 feet
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-360-A4M
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 180 hp
Wing Span: 35 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 170 sq ft
Length: 23 ft 9 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 15.0 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 14.2 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,550 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,413 lbs
Useful Load: 1,137 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

PA-28-235 Cherokee 235 Built 1964-1972
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 166 (144)
Cruise: 156 (135)
Best Rate of Climb: 100 (87)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 60 (55)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 13 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 858 (745)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,040 feet
Ground run: 600 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,060 feet
Ground run: 550 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 825 feet
Service Ceiling: 14,500 feet
Fuel capacity: 50 gallons
(Optional) 84 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-540-B4B5
TBO: 1,800 hours
Power: 235 hp
Wing Span: 32 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 160 sq ft Length 23 ft 8 in
Height 7 ft 3 in Wing Loading 18.1 lb/sq ft
Power Loading 12.3 lb/hp Gross Weight: 2,900 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,435 lbs Useful Load: 1,465 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

PA-28-236 Dakota Built 1979 Up
MPH (Knots)
Top Speed (Sea Level) 170 (148)
Cruise: 166 (144)
Best Rate of Climb: 98 (85)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 64 (56)
Fuel Consumption (75% power): 13.6 gph
Range (75% at 7,000 ft.) 748 (650)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,216 feet
Ground run: 886 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,725 feet
Ground run: 825 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 1,115 feet
Service Ceiling: 17,500 feet
Fuel capacity: 72 gallons
Engine: Lycoming 0-540-J3A5D
TBO: 2,000 hours
Power: 235 hp I
Wing Span: 35 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 170 sq ft
Length: 24 ft 8 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 17.7 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 12.8 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 3,000 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,610 lbs
Useful Load: 1,390 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

PA-28-236 Turbo Dakota
1979 (Only Year Made)
MPH (Knots)
Cruise:
75% @ 12,000 ft 166 (144)
65% Ca) 12,000 ft 157 (136)
65% @ 20,000 ft 174 (151)
Stall Speed (with flaps) 67 (58)
Best Climb: 98 (85)
Range (65% at 18,000 ft.) 1,036 (900)
Takeoff over 50' obstacle: 1,402 feet
Ground run: 963 feet
Landing over 50' obstacle: 1,697 fe'et
Ground run: 861 feet
Rate of climb (Sea Level): 902 feet
Service Ceiling: 20,000 feet
Specifications
Fuel capacity: 72 gallons
Engine: Continental TSIO-360-FB
TBO: 1,400 hours
Power: 200 hp
Wing Span: 35 ft 0 in
Wing Area: 170 sq ft
Length: 24 ft 8 in
Height: 7 ft 4 in
Wing Loading: 17.0 lb/sq ft
Power Loading: 14.5 lb/hp
Gross Weight: 2,900 lbs
Empty Weight: 1,563 lbs
Useful Load: 1,337 lbs
Baggage Capacity: 200 lbs

 

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