Piper PA-25 Pawnee

  • CountryUnited States of America
  • TypeAgricultural aircraft
  • PowerplantsPA-25-235 - One 175kW (235hp) Lycoming O-540-B2B5 flat six piston engine driving a two blade fixed pitch McCauley propeller.
  • PerformancePA-25-235 - Max speed 188km/h (102kt), cruising speed 170km/h (91kt), typical spraying speed 145km/h (78kt). Initial rate of climb 630ft/min. Service ceiling 13,000ft.
  • WeightsPA-25-235 - Empty 585kg (1288lb), max takeoff 1317kg (2900lb).
  • DimentionsPA-25-235 - Wing span 11.02m (36tft 2in), length 7.55m (24ft 9in), height 2.19m (7ft 2in). Wing area 17.0m2 (183sq ft).
  • CapacitySeating for pilot only, but can be fitted with an optional jump seat. PA-25-235 - Hopper capacity 568 litres (150US gal/125Imp gal), or 545kg (1200lb).
  • ProductionTotal PA-25 Pawnee production 5015.

The Piper PA-25 Pawnee was one of the first single seat light air ship to be particularly outlined and manufactured for agrarian showering and tidying. It was additionally a standout amongst the best, with a few thousand assembled, and with permit generation in various nations.

The PA-25 Pawnee was initially composed by Fred Weick as the AG-3, and flew in model structure amid 1957. The configuration was initially fueled by a 110kw (150hp) Lycoming O-320, the fuselage structure was intended to assimilate effect constrains in a crash, the high cockpit had brilliant all round vision, the supported wing was fitted with splash bars, while a bounce seat could be fitted in the container.

Starting generation was of the 110kw (150hp) controlled Pawnee, which was conveyed from August 1959. This was supplanted by the 175kw (235hp) fueled PA-25-235, and from 1968 the 195kw (260hp) PA-25-260 was accessible. The Pawnee B (235hp) presented an expanded container, the Pawnee C (235 or 260hp) took after with oleo sort stun absorbers, while a definitive Pawnee model, the Pawnee D (235 or 260hp) had the fuel tank moved from the fuselage to the wing.

Generation stopped in 1982.

Numerous Pawnees have these days discovered their path to a lightweight flyer airflield where they are extremely well known as lightweight flyer tugs because of their great force/weight proportion.

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