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1972 Piper Cherokee

The Piper PA-28 series, including the Cherokee, Warrior, and Archer is one of most popular single engine aircraft ever made. It is still in production today and is a favorite for flight training thanks to its safety record, good performance, and ease of operation.

This Cherokee is equipped with the upgraded 160 HP engine and a climb propeller for great performance.

Rate: $160 per hour

Flight Rules:    VFR + IFR  (Day and Night)

Avionics:  Standard w/ ADS-B in/out

PA-28-140 Specifications:

General characteristics:

  • Crew: one

  • Capacity: three passengers

  • Length: 23 ft 3.6 in (7.102 m)

  • Wingspan: 30 ft 0 in (9.14 m)

  • Height: 7 ft 3.6 in (2.225 m)

  • Standard Empty weight: 1,201 lb (545 kg)

  • Gross weight: 2,150 lb (975 kg)

  • Max takeoff weight: 2,150 lb (975 kg)

  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-320-E2A 4-cylinder air-cooled horizontally-opposed piston engine, 160 hp  

  • Propellers: Sensenich M74DM


  • Maximum speed: 123 kn (142 mph, 228 km/h)

  • Cruise speed: 108 kn (124 mph, 200 km/h)

  • Stall speed: 47 kn (54 mph, 87 km/h)

  • Range: 465 nmi (535 mi, 861 km)

  • Service ceiling: 14,300 ft (4,400 m)

  • Rate of climb: 660 ft/min (3.4 m/s)

Meet N15283

N15283 was our first aircraft here at Summit Flight and has helped many students learn how to fly!  

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Aircraft Panel

N15283 has an IFR capable instrument panel with dual Garmin G5 ADI/HSI instruments, and an Garmin avionics stack including a GTN 650Xi and GTX 345 ADS-B in/out transponder.

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N15283 was recently upgraded with all new windows and a new leather interior for a comfortable ride. 

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