Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain

Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain - Advanced Aircraft Data

AirFrame
Fusulage Construction Semimonocoque
Airframe Material All-Metal
Number of Doors 2


Wing
Wing Location Bottom Wing
Wing Construction Cantilever, Semi Monocoque
Wing Rib Material Sheet Metal
Wing Skin Material Aluminum
--Aileron
Aileron Type Conventional
Aileron Trim None
Aileron Control System Pully and Cable
--Flap
Flap Type Plain
Wing Flap Actuation Electric


Empennage
Empennage Type Conventional
Empennage Rib Material Sheet Metal
Empennage Skin Material Aluminum
Rudder Trim Cable Link Trim Tab
Yaw Trim Actuator Manual
Yaw Control System Cable and Pully
Pitch Trim Cable Link Trim Tab
Pitch Control System Cable and Pulley
Pitch Trim Actuator Manual


Landing Gear
Landing Gear Type Tricycle
Retractable Yes
Retraction System Hydralic
Emergency Extension Hand Pump
Ground Steering Rudder Pedals
Shock Absorbtion Main Gear Oil/Air Strut
Shock Absorbtion Other Gear Nosewheel Air/Oil Strut
Brake Type Hydraulic Actuated Brake Disc
Brake Controls Toe Brakes


Cabin
Instrument Panel IFR non Glass
Flight Control Ram Horn Yoke
Number of Seats 10
Heating Janitrol Heater
Window Defrost Ducted Hot Air
Cooling Ducted Ram Air


Profiles
Normal Climb Profile Speed (KIAS) 104
Maximum Climb Profile Speed (KIAS) 86
Engine
Number of Engines 2
Engine Manufacturer Lycoming
Engine Model TIO-540-J2BD
Engine Type Turbo Charged Piston
Geared Direct Drive
Cooled Air Cooled
Fuel/Air Mechanism Fuel Injected
Number of Cylinders 6
Max HP 350
Starter System Electric Starter


Propeller
Propeller Manufacturer Hartzell
Propeller Model HC-E3YR-2A or HC-E3YR-2AF
Number of Blades 3
Minimum Diameter
Maximum Diameter
Propeller Type Constant Speed
Propeller Governor Oil Pressure


Fuel System
Fuel System Type Fuel Pump
Approved Fuel Type 1 100/130
Approved Fuel Type 2
Approved Fuel Type 3
Fuel Capacity (G) 192
Tank Type 1 Location Inboard Wing
Tank Type 1 Capacity (G) 112
Tank Type 2 Location Outboard Wing
Tank Type 2 Capacity (G) 80
Usable Fuel (G) 182
Oil Capacity (Quarts) 12


Electrical System
Power Source Engine Driven Alternator
Power Storage Battery
System Voltage 24
Alternator Amp 70 Per Side
Battery Voltage 24
Battery Amp/Hour 17


Limitations
Maximum T/O Weight (lbs) 7000
Maximum LDG Weight (lbs) 7000
Standard Empty Weight (lbs) 4030
Useful Load (lbs) 2970
Station 1 Baggage Location Forward- Nose
Max Weight Station 1 (lbs) 200
Station 2 Baggage Location Aft-Fusulage
Max Weight Station 2(lbs) 200
Station 3 Baggage Location Wing Lockers Behind Engine
Max Weight Station 3(lbs) 150
Wing Loading (lbs/sq.ft) 30.6
Vne (KCAS) 236
Vno (KCAS) 187
Va(Max Gross) (KCAS) 162