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  • Although the Seneca V is based on a 1972 design — the Seneca I — it's the beneficiary of refinements made over the years. The first Senecas came with 200-horsepower Lycoming IO-360 engines. In 1975 the Seneca II offered 200-hp turbocharged Continental engines. The Seneca III came with a 28-volt electrical system, one-piece windshield, Continental TSIO-360 engines of 220 hp, three-blade propellers, and a redesigned Royalite-free instrument panel. The Seneca IV added high-end instrument options, a deicing package, a leather interior, and optional air conditioning. The V came out in 1997 and brought intercooling to the turbocharged Continentals.

    Piper Seneca Fact Sheet

    Piper Seneca V


  • Powerplant

    (2) Turbocharged Continental TSIO-360-RB, 220 hp each

  • Propellers

    McCauley 3 blade, constant speed, counter rotating

  • Length

    28 ft 7 in

  • Height

    9 ft 11 in

  • Wingspan

    38 ft

  • Wing Area

  • Wing loading

  • Power loading

  • Cabin Width

  • Empty Weight

  • Maximum gross weight

    4,750 lb

  • Useful load


  • Payload with full fuel

  • Fuel capacity

    122 Gal

  • Baggage capacity


  • Takeoff distance ground roll

  • Takeoff distance over 50-ft obstacle

    1,707 ft

  • Rate of climb sea level

  • Service ceiling

    25,000 ft

  • Landing distance over 50-ft obstacle

    2,180 ft

  • Landing distance ground roll

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

    200 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.