Is the Piper Aerostar pressurized?

Is the Piper Aerostar pressurized?

The Aerostar is a wonderful pilot’s aircraft that’s a pure joy to fly. For the cost, speed and endurance, there is no pressurized piston twin that compares. I have flown my 1977 Ted Smith Aerostar 601P for more than 3200 hours since 1990.

Why are aerostars so cheap?

With growing popularity for high performance single engine airplanes which are more comfortable, easier to maintain, arguably more safe such as a Cirrus SR22 and Socata TBM, many don’t want invest in twins such as the Aerostar. So owners that want to get rid of them are forced to sell them cheap.

What kind of engine does Aerostar Super 700 have?

The company appears to be doing well, and has come up with an upgrade called the Super 700 Aerostar, which takes 601P and 602P Aerostars and fits them with 350 HP Lycoming TIO-540-U2A engines turning three-blade Hartzell props. The resulting airplane gets a gross weight boost, up to 6356 pounds ramp weight.

What’s the stall speed of an Aerostar 700?

Commercial Financing may be provided by Currency Capital, LLC and loans made or arranged pursuant to California Finance Lenders Law license number 60DBO-56173. The multi engine piston Aerostar 700 Series is powered by two Lycoming TIO-540-U2A engines of 350 hp. The cruise speed at 75% is 261 knots and the stall speed is 73 knots.

What’s the weight of a Piper Aerostar 700?

A slightly larger and more powerful development is designated the Aerostar 700 and is powered by two 350-hp Lycomings. Its speed is increased to 275 mph at sea level and its gross weight is boosted to 6,300 pounds.

When did the Aerostar 602P 700 series come out?

In 1981, the 602P was introduced with engines and turbo systems certified and installed as a package by Lycoming. (Previously, turbos and waste gates were tacked on at the Ted Smith and Piper shops.) The last model, the 700P, was introduced in 1984 and had intercooled, 350-hp engines, cowl flaps and outward-rotating propellers.