Piper PA-23 Aztec

General information about the Aztec

The Piper PA-23 is a twin-engine light aircraft. The machine comes from the United States of America and was designed by the company Piper Aircraft Corporation. The first flight was completed on October 1, 1958. The production time amounts from 1959 to 1981. In this time 4,930 pieces were manufactured. Generally, the Piper PA-23 is also referred to as Aztec. The aircraft has good-natured and safe flight characteristics and is therefore very popular. The Aztec has two right-handed six-cylinder boxer engines, as well as a retractable landing gear. The flaps are hydraulically operated. The first series, the Aztec A, has a short bow and no luggage space in the front area. The hull was extended with the B-series. This offered more space for luggage. In addition, another seat was installed. The Aztec C series introduced petrol injection engines. Turbochargers are optional. The Aztec is used among other things by the American Navy. Mostly this model is used by small airlines.

Technical data for the Aztec

The following information refers to the Aztec C series. The model is designed for one pilot and five passengers. The machine is 9.51 meters long and 3.14 meters high. The span is 11.30 meters, with a wing area of 19.30 square meters. It has a empty weight of 1,500 kilograms and a takeoff weight of 2,360 kilograms. The Aztec can reach a top speed of 340 kilometers per hour. The maximum climb rate is 460 meters per minute and the range is 1,900 kilometers. The aircraft has a maximal service ceiling of 6,100 meters. The model is powered by two 6-cylinder Boxer engines of the type Lycoming IO-540-C4B5, each with 186 kilowatts of power.

Products and services for the Aztec

Best service is our standard. That's why you get all the services from one source. Because we have experts who are passionate pilots themselves and who are best versed in aviation. Of course, maintenance and repairs are part of our core business. Of course, we also carry out weighings, test flights, avionics inspections and much more. We can understand the desire for your own handwriting on your machine. Therefore, we also respond to special requests, just contact us!

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