Piper Warrior III (PA28-161)
|Aircraft Number||Empty Weight||Empty Moment||Useful Load|
|560PU||1536.85 lbs.||131,680.85||910 lbs.|
|564PU||1564.05 lbs.||135,031.55||882 lbs.|
|Ramp Weight||2447 lbs.||2027 lbs.|
|Takeoff Weight||2440 lbs.||2020 lbs.|
|Landing Weight||2440 lbs.||2020 lbs.|
|Baggage Weight||200 lbs.||none|
Lycoming O-320, 160BHP @ 2700 RPM. Four cylinders, direct drive, horizontally opposed, air-cooled, carburetor-equipped.
|Minimum for Local Flight||6 qt.|
|Minimum for X-Country||7 qt.|
|Grade and Type||Summer - 100W50 wt.|
Winter - 65W30 wt.
|Approved Grades||100LL (blue), 100 (green)|
|Total Fuel||50 Gal.|
|Total Usable||48 Gal.|
The airplane is equipped with a standard fuel system consisting of two vented fuel tanks, a fuel tank selector valve, fuel strainer, electric primer, engine driven fuel pump, auxiliary electric fuel pump, and carburetor. Fuel is pressure fed from the wing tanks to the fuel selector valve, through a fuel strainer to fuel pumps and then to the carburetor. From the carburetor, mixed fuel and air flows to the cylinders through intake manifold tubes. Usable capacity at the bottom of the indicator tab is 17 gallons.
Landing Gear and Brakes
Landing gear is fixed in the tricycle configuration. Directional control is provided by the steerable nose wheel. Each main gear wheel is equipped with a hydraulically actuated disc bake on the inboard side of each wheel.
|Alternator||28 volt, 60 ampere|
The battery is in a box, mounted on the forward right face of the firewall. All avionics equipment should be turned off prior to starting the engine to prevent harmful transient voltage from damaging this equipment.
|BEST GLIDE SPEED||75 KIAS|
|Stall in Landing Configuration||Vso||44 KIAS|
|Stall in Cruise Configuration||Vs1||50 KIAS|
|Rotate Speed||Vr||45 - 55 KIAS|
|Best Angle of Climb||Vx||63 KIAS|
|Best Rate of Climb||Vy||79 KIAS|
|Maneuvering Speed||Va||88 - 111 KIAS|
|Flaps Extended||Vfe||103 KIAS|
|Max Structural Cruising Speed||Vno||126 KIAS|
|Never Exceed||Vne||160 KIAS|