The Piper Arrow IV is a member of the popular Piper PA-28 family, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011. Like the rest of the Piper family, the Arrow IV is a light aircraft designed for flight training and personal use built by Piper Aircraft. It is an all-metal, unpressurized, single-engine, piston-powered airplane with low-mounted wings and tricycle landing gear.
What can the Piper Arrow IV do?
The Arrow IV cruises comfortably at 115 mph and can fly up to 539 miles on a full fuselage. It typically does not fly higher than 10,000 feet, but can go as high as 13,000, and can climb up to 718 feet per minute. The Arrow IV is one of several variations of the Pa-28 family, which include engines ranging from 140 to 300 hp, some with turbocharging. The Piper family has been the mainstay of Acadian Pilot since its inception, and has long been considered a top training plane.