N5977V - Piper Warrior II - $119/wet

Aurora Flight Training

The PA-28 is a low-cost airplane offering safe flight characteristics and good performance. N5977V was recently upgraded with new interior and the addition of a WAAS-capable Garmin 530. Warriors are primarily distinguished from their Cherokee predecessors by their double-tapered wing planform and two-foot-wider wingspans. The stabilator, sometimes described as a flying tail, is one of the Warrior’s distinguishing features. The entire horizontal tail pivots as one to act as the elevator. While it gives pilots a lot of pitch control, the stabilator is primarily used because it is considered more economical to build than a conventional stabilizer/elevator.

Airplane Specifications

GPS
  • Garmin 530 WAAS
Avionics
  • KMA 20 TSO Audio Panel
  • Bendix/King 155 TSO Nav/Com
  • Lynx MultiLink NGT-9000 ADS-B Transponder
  • 4-place intercom
Horsepower 160
Year 1977
Rate $119/wet
Useful Load 845 lbs
Cruise Speed 115 KTAS 65% power @ 8000 ft
Service Ceiling 11,000 ft

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