How much does a Piper Warrior cost?

In its marketing, Piper says the Warrior has been a flight school favorite since its inception. Equipped with a Garmin G500, plus a GTN650 touchscreen avionics suite, ADS-B system and other modern electronics, the new Warrior sports a price tag nearing $300,000.

What is the difference between a Piper Warrior and Cherokee?

Warriors are primarily distinguished from their Cherokee predecessors by their double-tapered wing planform and two-foot-wider wingspans. Earlier Cherokee wings have the blocky, squarish, constant-chord wing planforms that came to be known as “Hershey Bar” wings.

How much does a Piper PA 28 cost?

Vref, the AOPA partner offering aircraft value estimates, suggests a base price for the Piper PA–28-180 of $25,000 for the 1962 model to $41,000 for the 1974 model.

Is the Piper Warrior a good plane?

The Warrior is great for training but still makes a good cross-country airplane for trips within a few-state area. I can load full fuel, carry three average passengers on an average day and still get decent performance. The cargo area is spacious and can carry up to 200 pounds.

Is buying a plane a good investment?

One of the more financially beneficial reasons to invest in an aircraft is the fact that unlike most other forms of transportation, airplanes, helicopters and jets can actually appreciate in value, rather than decrease over time.

How much does it cost to fuel a Piper Cherokee?

The Piper Cherokee burns about 8 gallons per hour with Avgas typically costing about $6 per gallon, hourly fuel costs for the Piper PA-28 run between $48 per hour.

Do airplanes hold value?

How much do planes depreciate? Airplanes used as business assets are depreciated predictably every year down to their residual value. Around this value, the aircraft’s useful life is said to be over for the operator, even though the plane may be perfectly flyable. Most planes are depreciated over 15 to 20 years.

How much does a Piper PA-28 Cherokee weigh?

Changes from the PA-28-160 include a tapered wing. Certified on 1 July 1982 for gross weight of 2,440 lb (1,107 kg). Four place, fixed landing gear landplane, Lycoming O-320-D3G engine of 160 hp (119 kW), gross weight 2,440 lb (1,107 kg).

When did Piper change the name to Cherokee warrior?

In 1978, Piper upgraded the Warrior to 160 hp (119 kW) PA-28-161, changing its name to Cherokee Warrior II. This aircraft had slightly improved aerodynamic wheel fairings.

When was Piper Flyer PA-28 Cherokee first certified?

Two place, fixed landing gear landplane, Lycoming O-320-E2A engine of 150 hp (112 kW), gross weight 1,950 lb (885 kg). First certified on 14 February 1964. Approved as a 2,150 lb (975 kg) gross weight four place aircraft on 17 June 1965.

When did the Piper Warrior 2 come out?

Warriors carried the PA28-151 designation and racked up 1,898 sales until 1977. That’s when the Warrior II (PA28-161) came out. This airplane had 10 more horsepower and was a big hit, with 3,374 sales. The Warrior II advertised a 127-knot cruise speed at 75-percent power (compared to the Warrior’s 109 knots).