PA-28 Warrior

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Subjects covered in detail include an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. Pilots will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principal characteristics.
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Overview


Subjects covered in detail include an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. Pilots will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principal characteristics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560272144
  • Publisher: Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1992
  • Series: Pilot's Guide Series
  • Edition description: U.S. ed
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Jeremy Pratt is the managing director of Airplane Flight Equipment (AFE). Ed Helmick was the first to fly the DV20 Katana prototypes brought to North America in 1993. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Table of Contents

Editor's Note viii
Section 1 General Description
Introduction to the PA-28 Warrior 3
The Airframe 6
The Flight Controls 7
The Landing Gear 9
The Engine 11
The Propeller 12
The Ignition System 13
The Oil System 14
The Starter System 15
The Fuel System 16
The Carburetor 20
The Electrical System 21
The Stall Warning System 23
The Lighting System 24
The Vacuum System 25
The Pitot-Static System 26
The Heating and Ventilation System 28
Seats and Harnesses 29
Doors and Windows 30
Section 2 Limitations
PA-28-161 Warrior and PA-28-181 Archer Dimensions 3
PA-28-161 Cadet Dimensions 4
The "V" Airspeed Code 5
PA-28-161 Warrior II Limitations 6
Airspeed Limitations 6
Airspeed Indicator Markings 6
Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind Component 6
Airframe Limitations 6
Flight Load Factors 6
Miscellaneous Limitations 7
PA-28-161 Cadet Limitations 7
Airspeed Limitations 7
Airspeed Indicator Markings 7
Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind Component 7
Airframe Limitations 7
Flight Load Factors 8
Miscellaneous Limitations 8
PA-28-181 Archer II Limitations 8
Airspeed Limitations 8
Airspeed Indicator Markings 8
Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind Component 8
Airframe Limitations 9
Flight Load Factors 9
Miscellaneous Limitations 9
PA-28 Limitations 9
Engine Limitations 9
Oil Quantity 10
Fuel System 10
Oil Grades 11
Fuel Grades 12
Section 3 Handling the Piper PA-28 Warrior
Engine Starting 3
Starting with a Suspected Flooded Engine 3
Starting in Cold Ambient Conditions (below 0[degree]C) 3
Taxiing 4
Power and Pre-Takeoff Checks 5
Takeoff 6
Climbing 7
Cruising Flight 7
Engine Handling 7
Stalling 8
Spins 9
Descent 9
Landing 9
Parking and Tie Down 10
Section 4 Mixture and Carburetor Icing Supplement
Carburetor Icing 3
How Carburetor Icing Forms 3
Conditions Likely to Lead to Carburetor Icing 5
Symptoms of Carburetor Icing 5
Use of Carburetor Heat 5
The Mixture Control 7
Reasons for Adjusting the Mixture 7
Use of the Mixture Control 9
Section 5 Expanded PA-28 Pre-Flight Checklist
Approaching Aircraft 3
In Cabin 3
External 4
Starboard Wing 4
Starboard Landing Gear 5
Front Fuselage and Engine 6
Port Landing Gear 7
Port Wing 8
Port Fuselage 9
Starboard Fuselage 10
Section 6 Loading and Performance
Loading 3
Mathematical Weight and Balance Calculation 6
Use of the Loading Graph 10
Loading Graph 12
Weight and Center of Gravity Envelope 13
Performance 14
PA-28 Warrior Takeoff and Landing Performance Graphs 14
Takeoff Distance Calculation Example 16
Landing Distance Calculation Example 18
Enroute Performance 18
Takeoff Distance Graph 19
Landing Distance Graph 20
Runway Dimensions 22
Takeoff Run Available (TORA) 22
Accelerate/Stop Distance (A/SD) 22
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA) 22
Landing Distance Available (LDA) 22
Best Economy Cruise Performance Graph 23
Section 7 Conversions
Takeoff Distance Factors 3
Landing Distance Factors 4
Runway Contamination 5
Use of the Wind Component Graph 6
Wind Component Graph 7
Temperature Conversion 8
Distance--Meters/Feet 9
Distance--Nautical Miles/Statute Miles 10
Volume (Fluid) 11
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