The Piper PA-28 Cherokee is one of the world’s most popular light aircraft which has been in continuous production since 1961. The PA-28-140 was a training version introduced in 1964 and later upgraded for general use.
The Piper PA-28 Cherokee range of light aircraft is the fourth most produced aircraft in the world.
Production began in 1961 and continues with over 32,700 having been produced so far.
They serve in many roles including trainers, air taxis and for private flying.
They have built up a reputation for dependable performance and user-friendly operation.
The PA-28-140, powered by a Lycoming 140 horsepower engine, was introduced to the PA-28 range in 1964, initially as a twin seat trainer version.
Later the engine was slightly modified to generate 150 horsepower and two additional seats were added.
This model represent VH-RYZ in September 2021.
Data: Light aircraft. Engine one Lycoming O-320 piston engine of 119kW. Wing span 9.14m. Length 7.09m. Maximum take-off weight 1,107kg. Maximum speed 233km/h. Range 861km. Capacity up to one pilot and three passengers.
Aero-Modell 1/72 kit completed by Leigh Edmonds in November 2023..