Project Description

MPH

215

WEAPONS

0

SEATS

6

Spartan Executive

Class:  Six Seat,2053 Twin Engine Light Transport

National Origin: United States

Manufacturer: Piper Aircraft

First Flight: 1952

Primary User: Civilian Owners

Number Built: 2053

WIP

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: five passengers
  • Payload: 1,600 lb (725 kg) cargo
  • Length: 31 ft 2¾ in (9.52 m)
  • Wingspan: 37 ft 2½ in (11.34 m)
  • Height: 10 ft 4 in (3.15 m)
  • Wing area: 207.6 ft² (19.28 m²)
  • Airfoil: USA 35-B (modified)
  • Aspect ratio: 6.8:1
  • Empty weight: 3,180 lb (1,442 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 5,200 lb (2,360 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Lycoming IO-540-C4B5 normally aspirated air-cooled flat-six piston engines, 250 hp (187 kW) each
  • Propellers: two bladed Hartzell HC-E2YK-2RB constant speed propeller

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 277 mph (240 knots, 446 km/h)
  • Maximum speed: 215 mph (187 knots, 346 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 172 mph (150 knots, 278 km/h) at 10,200 ft (3,110 m) (long-range cruise)
  • Stall speed: 68 mph (59 knots, 109 km/h) (flaps down)
  • Range: 1,519 miles (1,320 nmi, 2,445 km) at long-range cruise
  • Service ceiling: 18,950 ft (5,775 m) (absolute ceiling)
  • Rate of climb: 1,400 ft/min (7.1 m/s)