|1963 Piper Comanche 250
|NOTE: For best view set field of view to 50-55 degrees in the rendering options menu of the sim.
A manual is included in PDF format with detailed instructions for operation. Also included is a text file with specs
and additional information.
|The Piper PA-24 Comanche is a four-seat,
low-wing, all-metal, light aircraft with retractable
landing gear that was first flown in 1957. Together
with the twin-engine version of the same airframe,
the Twin Comanche, it made up the core of the
Piper aircraft line-up until 1972 when the production
lines for both aircraft were wiped out in a flood.
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Engine make/model: Lyc. O-540-A1A
Propeller: Const. spd.3-Blade Hartzell
Landing gear type: Tri/Retr.
Gross weight (lbs.): 3000
Empty weight (lbs.): 1778
Useful load (lbs.): 1223
fuel (gals.): 60
Wingspan: 36 ft.
Overall length: 24 ft. 9 in.
Height: 7 ft. 3 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.): 178
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin width (in.): 45
Cabin height (in.): 47
Baggage capacity (lbs.): 200
Cruise speed (knots):
75% power: 157
65% power: 160
75% power: 643
65% power: 960
Fuel consumption (gph):
75% power: 13.1
65% power: 12.3
(65% power ):
Stall speed (gear, flaps down)
Best rate of climb (fpm): 1350
Service ceiling (ft.) 22,000
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 1095
Landing ground roll (ft.): 885
|Highly Detailed 3D Cockpit
|You will have the option of downloading two complete versions of the Comanche, see pictures below to
view each paint scheme. Also new for version 9.20 only is a version with tip-tanks for extended range.
|This link will take you to the X-Plane Org Store
where you will be able to review and purchase.
|Updated to X-Plane Version 10
Version 9 Available