Piper PA-46 Malibu

Corporate Aircraft

Piper PA-46-350 Malibu © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Piper PA-46 Malibu is a single-engine six-seat corporate aircraft with pressurized cabin and retractable landing gear produced by the US-American manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corporation, later New Piper Aircraft and today Piper Aircraft, Inc..
The original PA-46-310P Malibu is powered by a Continental TSI0-520-BE piston engine.
The PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian (today Piper M500) is a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A turboprop powered variant.
The PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage (today M350) is powered by a Lycoming TIO-540-AE2A piston engine.
The PA-46R-350T Malibu Matrix (today Piper Matrix) is a unpressurized variant with a Lycoming TIO-540-AE2A piston engine.
Crew1
Passengers5
Propulsion1 Turboprop Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Engine Power373 kW500 shp
Speed485 km/h262 kts
  302 mph
Service Ceiling9.144 m30.000 ft
Rate of climb474 m/min1556 ft/min
Range1.852 km1.000 NM
1.151 mi.
Empty Weight1.549 kg3.415 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.310 kg5.093 lbs
Wing Span13,11 m43 ft 0 in
Wing Area17,0 m183 ft
Length9,02 m29 ft 7 in
Height3,44 m11 ft 3 in
First Flight30.11.79 (PA-46-300T), 21.08.98 (PA-46-500TP)
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeP46T PA46
FAA TCDSA25SO
EASA TCDSA.077
Data for (Version)Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian
VariantsPA-46-310P Malibu, PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian, PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, PA-46R-350T Malibu Matrix

[Photo-ID: 1739] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian, , D-ECTP, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
Reg.: D-ECTP
 
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 1753] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian, , D-EXPA, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
Reg.: D-EXPA
 
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 1833] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian, Piper OK, OK-TIP, c/n 46-97355, Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
Piper OK
Reg.: OK-TIP
c/n: 46-97355
 
[Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 5728] Karsten Palt 2011-03-23
Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian, , D-EICO, c/n 46-97125, Karsten Palt, 2011Piper
PA-46-500TP Meridian
Reg.: D-EICO
c/n: 46-97125
 
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 1749] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Piper PA-46R-350T Malibu Matrix, , D-ETTX, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-46R-350T Malibu Matrix
Reg.: D-ETTX
 
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 1831] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Piper PA-46R-350T Malibu Matrix, Piper OK, OK-BAC, c/n 46-92061, Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-46R-350T Malibu Matrix
Piper OK
Reg.: OK-BAC
c/n: 46-92061
 
[Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]