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PIPER Cheyenne III

PIPER Cheyenne III Price and Operating Costs


The PIPER Cheyenne III, production in 1978 – 1983, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 6 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 35,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 275 knots/316 MPH, and a 972 NM/1,119 SM seats-full range. The PIPER Cheyenne III has a 4,065′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 3,065′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 04’04” cabin high, 04’02” cabin wide, and 18’01” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 58.00 ft^3; 31.00 ft^3 being internal and 27.00 ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft PIPER Cheyenne III is $578,1N/A. A $289,050.00 loan over 10 years including $1204.38 per month in interest equates to a $14,494.04 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the PIPER Cheyenne III has total variable costs of $694,012.50, total fixed costs of $216,240.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $910,252.50. How much does it cost to fly: $2,022.78 per hour.

Maximal total range:
972 NM / 1,119 SM
Cruise speed:
275 knots / 316 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
6 people

PIPER Cheyenne III

Flying 450 Hours per Year Flying 450 Hours per Year + 200 Charter Hours
Owner-operated hours 450 450
Charter-operated hours 200
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25 $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $216,240.00 $221,490.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $694,012.50 $694,012.50
How much does a helicopter cost per year $910,252.50 $915,502.50
Cost per hour $2,022.78 $2,034.45

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