Archer III information

Before you fly, please familiarise yourself with the Pilot’s Operating Handbook (VB1611) which is onboard each aircraft. A summary of the key information is given below but as there can be differences between aircraft please do check with the definitive printed POH in the aircraft.

For the Piper Archer III (PA28)
Engine: Lycoming 0-360-A4M 180HP
Propeller: Sensenich 76EM8S14-0-62


VR Rotation Speed
VX Best Angle of Climb
VY Best Rate of Climb
VFE Max Full Flap Extended
VSO Stall Flaps Extended
VS1 Stall No Flaps
VA Manoeuvering@2550LBS
            @1634LBS
VNE Never Exceed
VAT Speed at Threshold
VNO Max Structural Cruise

Short Field Take-off
Cruise Climb
Cruise descent
BEST GLIDE
Door Open –Reduce Below

Max demo crosswind

Flap Settings:
MTOW Max Take-off wt
Max Ramp Wt
Max Baggage Compartment

Total Fuel
Useable Fuel
Fuel when at ‘Tabs’

Min Fuel Grade

Engine Oil Capacity
Min safe oil

Tyre Pressures Main
Tyre Pressures Nose

KIAS
57
64
76
102
45
50
113
89
154
66
125

54 (Airborne 56)
87
122
76
87

17 kt

10,25,40 Degrees
2550 lbs
2558 lbs
200 lbs

50 usg
48 usg
17 usg

100 Octane

8 US Quarts
2 Qts & 1 Qt per hr

24psi
18psi

VB1611 Page
4-10, 4-22, 10-1
4-11
4-11
4-2, 10-1
4-26, 5-13
4-21, 5-13
2-2
2-2
2-1
4-2, 4-24
2-1

4-11, 4-22
4-11, 4-22
4-11
3-3, 3-10, 3-11
3-7

4-2

2-4, 6-10
2-4, 6-10
2-4

7-7
7-7


8-12