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PIPER PA 46-310P MALIBU
ENGINE
Manufacturer Continential
Model TSIO-520-BE
Rating (hp @ rpm) 310 @ 2600
Number of Cylinders 6
Recommended TBO (hrs.) 2000
PROPELLER
Manufacturer Hartzell
Number of Blades 2
Type Constant Speed
Diameter 80/203
WEIGHTS
Ramp Weight (lbs/kg) 4118/1868
Gross Weight (lbs/kg) 4100/1859
Gross Landing Weight 3900/1769
Standard Empty Weight (lbs/kg) 2466/1116
(Includes unusable fuel, full oil and full operating fluids)  
Standard Useful Load (lbs/kg) 1652/752
Zero Fuel Weight (lbs/kg) 3900/1765
WING AREA AND LOADINGS
Wing Area (ft.2/m2) 175/16.3
Wing Loading (lbs./ft.i/(kg/m2) 23.4/114.0
Power Loading (lbs./hp)/)kg/hp) 13.2/6.0
DIMENSIONS
Wing Span (ft./m) 43/1 3.1
Length (ft/m) 28.4/8.7
Height (ft/m) 11.3/3.4
Cabin Length (Instrument panel to rear bulkhead)(in/cm) 148/375.9
Cabin Width (in/cm.) 49.6/125.7
Cabin Height (in/cm.) 47/119.4
Headroom (Seat to Ceiling)

    Front Seat (in./cm.)

38/96.5

    Middle Seats (in/cm.)

38/96.5

    Rear Seat (in/cm.)

38/96.5
Forward Baggage Door Size (in/cm.) 19 x 23/48.3 x 58.4
Cabin Door Size (in/cm.) 24 x 46/61 x 116.8
Wheel Base (ft/m) 8/2.4
Wheel Tread (ft/m) 12.3/3.7
FUEL CAPACITY
Total Fuel (gal./L) 122/462
Usable Fuel (gal./L) 120/454
OIL CAPACITY(qts./L) 8/7.6
BAGGAGE
Volume (ft.3/m3)

    Forward Compartment

14/0.40

    Aft Compartment

20/0.57
Capacity (lbs/kg)

    Forward Compartment

100/45.4

    Aft Compartment

100/45.4

PERFORMANCE
MAXIMUM SPEED (kts./kmh)
(TAS at Mid Cruise Weight) 234/433
CRUISING SPEEDS
(TAS at Mid Cruise Weight)
Optimum Altitude
High Speed Cruise Power (75%) (kts./kmh) 215/398
Economy Cruise Power (65%) (kts./kmh) 205/380
Long Range Cruise Power (55%) (kts./kmh) 196/363
CRUISE RANGE
(Cruising range includes 45 minute fuel reserve at long range cruise power
plus allowance for fuel used during taxi, take-off, climb at MCP, cruise at
optimum altitude and stated mixture plus descent)
High Speed Cruise Power (75%) (nm/km) 1330/2465
Economy Cruise Power (65%) (nm/km) 1420/2631
Long Range Cruise Power (55%) (nm/km) 1555/2881
PRESSURIZATION (PSI) 5.5
Actual Aircraft Altitude Cabin Altitude
12,300 ft./3749 m Sea Level
25,000 ft./7620 m 8000 ft./2438m
RATE OF CLIMB
(At Sea Level and Gross Wt.)
Full Power (fpm/mpm) 1143/348
STALL SPEED (CAS)
Flaps Down Full 400 (kts./kmh) 58/107.4
Flaps Up (kts./kmh) 68/126.0
SERVICE CEILING (100 fpm) (ft/m) *25,000+/7620+
TAKE-OFF DISTANCE 200 Flaps
(Sea Level, Zero Wind, Standard Temperature)
Ground Run (ft/m) 1440/439
Total over 50-ft. obstacle (ft/m) 2025/617
LANDING DISTANCE
(Sea Level, Zero Wind, Standard Temperature)
Ground Roll (ft/m) 1070/326
Total over 50-ft Obstacle (ft/m) 1800/549
*25,000 ft is the maximum approved altitude for the Malibu.
Reference: Piper Aircraft Corporation Brochure, Vero Beach, FL, 1 July 1984
Given data is only for information. Please refer to the manufacturer for current data.

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