Piper PA-25 Pawnee
1957
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Piper PA-25 Pawnee

The rapid expansion of Piper's operations in the 1950s meant that new facilities were soon required, and in 1957 the company opened a new aircraft development centre at Vero Beach, Florida, to be responsible for design, development and testing of new projects. The Vero Beach facility began its operations on a new specialised agricultural aircraft, designated Piper PA-25 Pawnee, for experience with the PA-18A configured for agricultural use had shown the active market for this category of aeroplane. A braced low-wing monoplane with fixed tailwheel landing gear, the PA-25 was powered initially by a 112kW Avco Lycoming O-320 flat-four engine, and this version was later redesignated PA-25-150 Pawnee. It had a glass-fibre chemical hopper installed forward of the cockpit, this having a volume of 0.57m3, and the dust/spray distribution system was the same as that which had been proven on the PA-18A. Advanced design features were intended to reduce the likelihood of an accident and to give the pilot a far better chance of survival in a crash; thus he was given a high sitting position to ensure an excellent all-round view, above average strength seat restraints, and a specially designed structure that was installed to leave the cockpit substantially undamaged in the usual type of low-speed crash associated with agricultural dusting/spraying oprations. Such attention to detail resulted in good sales figures, the PA-25-150 soon followed by the improved PA-25-235 with structural strengthening, a larger chemical hopper and a 175kW Avco Lycoming O-540-B2B5 engine, or optional 194kW O-540-E. When production of the Pawnee ended in early 1982 approximately 5,000 had been built.

3-View 
Piper PA-25 PawneeA three-view drawing (1746 x 858)


Specification 
 MODELPiper PA-25-235 Pawnee
 ENGINE1 x Avco Lycoming O-540-B flat-six piston engine, 175kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight1315 kg2899 lb
    Empty weight725 kg1598 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan11.02 m36 ft 2 in
    Length7.73 m25 ft 4 in
    Height2.21 m7 ft 3 in
    Wing area17.00 m2182.99 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Cruise speed169 km/h105 mph
    Range410 km255 miles

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Mohamed, 16.12.2014

Looking for PA 25-260 used in good condition engine

Eduardo Grageda Franco, 01.07.2014

Para venta dos piper pawnee 235 excelentes condiciones y
dos piper bravo 400, acepto ofrecimientos.

mike, 26.02.2014

The 3 view is of a brave, not a pawnee

driss, 06.03.2013

interested to buy agricultural aircraft

Omar carrazco, 23.02.2012

Busco motor para un piper pawnee

diego, 24.06.2011

Ken... que precio tiene su pawnee y donde se encuentra?

Bob Keen, 08.06.2011

Does anyone know where i can buy a fuel gauge site glass from???

Bob Keen, 08.06.2011

I have Pawnee PA25 235 Fuselage frame for sale it is in good condition with log books

Engineer Uematsu Kunio, 04.03.2011

I have 260 Engine for sale with good price.if you are interested kindly send email to me engineer_kunio@live.com or call me in my mobile number +233 54 1512600

Ozzie Davis, 19.02.2011

I worked on and trained on a Pawnee while attending A&P school. I would love to have a plastic or scale model of this aircraft. Can you help me?

Mike, 22.01.2011

Looking for 235 or 260 engine with reasonable life remaing. Anybody know where I might find?

Walter, 11.01.2011

Hi sr. I'm looking PA25 - 235 with good state of engine. The rest we can arrange in my country. Please let me know if someone know something. Thanks

rommel, 08.10.2010

vendo dos pawnne 235 hp bajos en horas a buen presio urgue vender

roky, 12.08.2010

busco un buen culo para pisarmelo llamen

rommel, 12.08.2010

este es mi coreo rommel_orantes@hotmail.com y mi telefono movil 503 73 42 81 00

rommel, 12.08.2010

compro pawnee 235 y 260 altos en horas o como esten y cessna 188 como esten de preferencias alto en horas me urgen

rommel, 07.08.2010

quisiera saber el presio de el panee 235 y compro como esten fuselajes de 188 y 235 ,260

Colin Ogilvie, 13.07.2010

I think this is one pawnee i flew in UK in 1983 have to check my log book

Kiril, 05.04.2010

I have Piper (PA-25 & PA-36), Ayres S-2R "Thrush" and Cessna 188 agricultural aircraft for sale. Contact me for more information.
E-mail: chochkov@aero-x.eu
Website: www.Aero-X.eu

Doug Rodrigues, 13.03.2010

The Pawnee 150 (fixed pitch prop) was a fire hazard because of the fiberglass fuel tank which would crack open like an egg shell if you went in. Been there...did that. The 235 (constant speed prop) had a fuel bladder, and the power that the plane needed.

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