viernes, 4 de noviembre de 2011

PA31T Piper Cheyenne I, IA, II and IIXL Aircraft Operation Manual

For many years the Cheyenne series of business aircraft was one of the most successful for Piper. It started in the mid sixties, when Piper decided to reconstruct its pressurized model „Navajo” to accommodate propeller turbines as propulsion. On August 29th 1969 the prototype took off for his maiden flight, but it took almost another five years until the first production aircraft went into service. The control surfaces and flight controls had to be reconstructed several times, because the higher speeds were a strain to the cell. Furthermore, a flooding of Pipers production facility in Lock Haven delayed deliveries.

Crédito: Aerosoft GmbH