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PIPER Dakota Price and Operating Costs


The PIPER Dakota, production in 1979 – 1994, requires a one man crew and can be configured in 5 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 17,500′, a optimal cruise speed of 139 knots/160 MPH, and a 821 NM/945 SM seats-full range. The PIPER Dakota has a 1,185′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 2,262′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 03’08” cabin high, 03’04” cabin wide, and 09’06” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 26.00 ft^3; 26.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft PIPER Dakota is $108,485.63. A $52,750.00 loan over 10 years including $219.79 per month in interest equates to a $2,645.08 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $5.00 per-gallon, the PIPER Dakota has total variable costs of $77,4N/A, total fixed costs of $62,855.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $140,255.00. How much does it cost to fly: $311.68 per hour.

Maximal total range:
821 NM / 945 SM
Cruise speed:
139 knots / 160 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
5 people

PIPER Dakota

Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $5.00
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $62,855.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $77,4N/A
How much does a helicopter cost per year $140,255.00
Cost per hour $311.68

PIPER Dakota

High–low pricing
Highest Price $139,000.00
Lowest Price $77,971.25
Average Price $108,485.63
Avg. w/o High & Low $0.00

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