Piper PA-16 Clipper

Touring Aircraft

Piper PA-16 Clipper OY-AKM 16-101 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Piper PA-16 Clipper is a single-engine three- or four-seat light touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corporation.
The PA-16 Clipper is a stretched version of the Piper PA-15 Vagabond.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-235-C1
Engine Power86 kW115 hp
Speed189 km/h102 kts
  117 mph
Service Ceiling3.353 m11.000 ft
Range778 km420 NM
483 mi.
Empty Weight386 kg850 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight748 kg1.650 lbs
Wing Span8,92 m29 ft 3 in
Wing Area13,7 m147 ft
Length6,12 m20 ft 1 in
Height1,88 m6 ft 2 in
First Flight1948
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1949
Total Production726
Developed fromPiper PA-15 Vagabond
Data for (Version)Piper PA-16 Clipper
VariantsPA-16, PA-16S

[Photo-ID: 7799] Karsten Palt 2013-10-12
Piper PA-16 Clipper, , N5693H, c/n 16-304, Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-16 Clipper
Reg.: N5693H
c/n: 16-304
Tri-State Warbird Museum [Batavia, OH (Cincinnati)]
[Photo-ID: 13530] Karsten Palt 2016-09-10
Piper PA-16 Clipper, , N5994H, c/n 16-622, Karsten Palt, 2016Piper
PA-16 Clipper
Reg.: N5994H
c/n: 16-622
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 4359] Karsten Palt 2011-06-30
Piper PA-16 Clipper, , OY-AKM, c/n 16-101, Karsten Palt, 2011Piper
PA-16 Clipper
Reg.: OY-AKM
c/n: 16-101
Danmarks Flymuseum [Stauning]