Piper PA-32R Saratoga & Lance

Touring Aircraft

Piper PA-32R-300 Lance © Robert Beaver
Photo ©: Robert Beaver (photos at airliners.net)
The Piper PA-32R Saratoga / Lance is a single-engine six- or seven-seat touring aircraft with retractable landing gear produced by the US-American manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corporation, later New Piper Aircraft and Piper Aircraft, Inc..
The PA-32R is a development of the Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six with retractable landing gear. The PA-32R was also license-built in Brazil by EMBRAER as the EMB-721 Sertanejo and in Argentina by Chincul as the PA-A-32R and PA-A-32RT.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming TIO-540-AH1A
Engine Power224 kW300 hp
Speed346 km/h187 kts
  215 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range1.756 km948 NM
1.091 mi.
Empty Weight1.118 kg2.465 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.633 kg3.600 lbs
Wing Span11,03 m36 ft 2 in
Wing Area16,6 m²179 ft²
Length8,50 m27 ft 11 in
Height2,90 m9 ft 6 in
First Flight1973
Production Statusout of production
ICAO CodeP32R P32T
Data for (Version)Piper PA-32-301T Saratoga II TC
VariantsPA-32R-300 Lance, PA-32RT-300 Lance II, PA-32RT-300T Turbo Lance II, PA-32R-301 Saratoga SP / Saratoga II HP, PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP / Saratoga II TC

[Photo-ID: 3020] © Hartmut Ehlers 2010-01-14
EMBRAER EMB-721C Sertanejo, , PT-EGH, c/n 721028,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2010EMBRAER
EMB-721C Sertanejo
Reg.: PT-EGH
c/n: 721028
One of many captured drug-running a/c detained by the FAP (perhaps too long for a successful public auction).
[Nu Guazu (Campo Grande), Asunción]