1963 Piper Cherokee 235 “Pistol Pete”


IF YOU ARE READY FOR A LONG TRIP WITH THE FAMILY, OUR CHEROKEE 235 IS READY FOR YOU!


General Aircraft Information

  • N8556W
  • $105/hour dry tach rate
  • If you have a minimum of 10 hours of 235 time, a 1-hour checkout will be required. Others will require a 2 hour checkout. Previous club checkouts in the old 235 will not count.
  • The airplane will require a high performance endorsement, which can be discussed with a CFI during the checkout process
  • The Owner’s Handbook can be downloaded here: Cherokee 235 Handbook
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Avionics

  • Garmin GNC 300XL
  • PS Engineering audio panel
  • UAVIONIX Skybeacon ADSB out
  • Insight G2 engine monitor
  • USB power ports
  • Dual Push to talks

Fuel

  • 25 gallon each Main Tanks
  • 17 gallon each Tip Tanks
  • Total of 84 gallons fuel

V Speeds

The following is general reference only, and is not a replacement for the AFM.
  • Vr 65
  • Vx 90
  • Vy 100
  • VsO 60
  • Vs 70
  • Best Glide 95
  • Va 138
  • Vno 164
  • Vne 200
  • Vfe 115
  • Max crosswind 20
  • Take off with 10 Degrees of Flaps (1st notch)
  • Short Field = 25 Deg Flaps, Rotate @ 65
  • Soft Field = 25 Deg Flaps
  • Approach Speed / Flaps = 85
  • Short Final = 80
  • Safe to use a little extra power just prior to touchdown 80 mph then pull back power in ground effect
  • Cruise @ 55% Power = 120 mph / 18.8″ MP – 2200 RPM – 11.4 GPH
  • Cruise @ 65% Power = 140 mph / 20.7″ MP – 2300 RPM – 12.7 GPH
  • Cruise @ 75% Power = 150 mph / 22.3″ MP – 2400 RPM – 14.1 GPH

Weight & Balance

The following is general reference only, and is not a replacement for the POH.
  • Max Gross: 2900, empty 1455
  • Oil: Club Target is >= 9.0 Qts before take-off. Do not run less than 7Qts
  • Phillips Victory SAE50/100aw (blue bottle)
  • Oil over 9.0 Qts will blow out during flight.
  • MAX BAGGAGE AREAS:
- Rear: 200 lbs
  • Tire Pressure:
- Nose: 30 PSI
- Main: 38 PSI
  • Electrical: 12-14 Volt / 60 AMP
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PIPER CHEROKEE PA-32-260 CHECKLIST

Checklists other than the manufacturer’s books should be personal creations and should be verified to match proper procedures. The following information can be used to help you devise your own; however, no guarantees of accuracy are made. The following is general reference only, and is not a replacement for the POH.

NOTE: It is recommended to request the plane pulled to the ramp at least 1 hour before planned departure. Plane is not allowed to be left on a ramp in a storm. If the plane is damaged by hail or any other weather related phenomena, the member will be 100% responsible for the damage.

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LORI P. - AFC CLUB MEMBER

Denton Enterprise Airport
5000 Airport Rd.,
Denton, TX 76207

phone - 972-697-3007
email - [email protected]

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