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  • Seminoles continue to be one of the tamest, friendliest light twins ever built. Major aviation schools top the list of big-volume customers. The Seminole is designed with simplicity in mind. The fuselage and wings are virtual clones of Piper's Arrow single-engine retractable, which explains why some call the Seminole a "Twin Arrow." The flaps are mechanical, and are actuated by the same stone-simple floor-mounted hand lever used in scads of earlier Piper singles.

    Piper Seminole Fact Sheet


  • Powerplant

    (2) Lycoming O-360-A1H6, 180 hp each

  • Propellers

    Hartzell 2 blade constant speed

  • Length

    27 ft 6 in

  • Height

    8 ft 5 in

  • Wingspan

    38 ft 6 in

  • Wing Area

  • Wing loading

  • Power loading

  • Cabin Width

  • Empty Weight

    2,625 lb

  • Maximum gross weight

    3,800 lb

  • Useful load

    1,191 lb

  • Payload with full fuel

  • Fuel capacity

    108 gal usable

  • Baggage capacity


  • Takeoff distance ground roll

  • Takeoff distance over 50-ft obstacle

    2,200 ft

  • Rate of climb sea level

  • Service ceiling

  • Landing distance over 50-ft obstacle

    1,490 ft

  • Landing distance ground roll

  • Cruise speed/endurance w/45-min rsv, std fuel (fuel consumption, ea engine) @ 75% power, best economy

    162 KTAS

  • Range

Limiting and Recommended Airspeeds

  • VX

  • VY

  • VNE

  • VS1

  • VSO

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All specifications are based on manufacturer's calculations. All performance figures are based on standard day, standard atmosphere, sea level, gross weight conditions unless otherwise noted.