Piper PA-42 Cheyenne III/400
Pointed straightforwardly at Beech's fruitful King Air twin turboprop arrangement, the PA-42 Cheyennes are bigger advancements of the prior PA-31t Cheyennes (thusly themselves turboprop improvements of the PA-31 Navajo).
The PA-42 Cheyenne III was reported in September 1977. The primary generation Cheyenne III flew shockingly on May 18 1979 and FAA affirmation was conceded in right on time 1980. Contrasted and the Cheyenne II the PA-42 was around 1m (3ft) more extended, was fueled by 537kw (720shp) Pt6a-41 turboshafts and presented a T-tail, the most evident outer contrast between the PA-31t and PA-42. Conveyances of creation Cheyenne Iiis started on June 30 1980.
Improvement and change of the III prompted the PA-42-720 Cheyenne IIIA, with Pt6a-61 motors, a higher administration roof and reexamined frameworks and inner part.
The higher controlled and essentially speedier PA-42-1000 is fundamentally like the PA-42-720 aside from its significantly all the more capable 745kw (1000hp) Garrett Tpe331 turboprops driving four cutting edge propellers. Flute player's biggest and quickest generation flying machine to date, the PA-42-1000 was at first called the Cheyenne IV, before getting to be known as the Cheyenne 400ls, and after that just the Cheyenne 400. In the first place flown on February 23 1983, the Cheyenne 400 was conveyed from late 1984. Generation of the PA-42 finished in February 1993.
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