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Piper PA-24 Comanche

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PA-24 Comanche
Pa-24.jpg
Type Civil utility aircraft
Author(s) Dave Perry
FDM YASim
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Status production
Download Download the PA-24 Comanche aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.3).

The Piper PA-24 Comanche is a four-seat, low-wing, all-metal, light aircraft of monocoque construction with retractable landing gear that was first flown in May 1956 according to a Piper Aircraft Company press release. Together with the Twin Comanche, it made up the core of the Piper Aircraft line-up until 1972, when the production lines for both aircraft were wiped out in a flood.

Aircraft help

f fuel tank select
~ toggle nav lights
! toggle master battery switch
@ toggle toggle master alternator switch
# toggle fuel pump
$ toggle landing lights
% toggle rotating beacon
^ toggle anti-collision lights
* toggle pitot heat
( turn on and/or decrease panel lights
9 increase and/or turn off panel lights
h toggle carburator heat
ctrl-P toggle primer pump
B toggle parking brake
s starter
  • All switches and controls (except yoke and pedals) can be operated via "hot-spots".
  • Type Ctrl-C to display mouse "hot-spots".

Startup

  1. fuel on most full main ("f" toggles selector on left side)
  2. all toggles OFF
  3. battery master switch to ON ("!" toggles battery master switch)
  4. alternator master switch to ON ("@" toggles battery master switch)
  5. electric fuel pump ON ("#" toggles fuel pump switch)
  6. operate primer pump three times then locked (ctrl-P cycles primer)
  7. "CLEAR PROP"
  8. key to start ("s" engages starter)
  9. pitot heat ON if IFR ("*" toggles pitot heat switch)
  10. beacon ("%"), nav lights ("~"), strobe lights ("^") ON as required
  11. landing light if night ("$" toggles landing light switch)
  12. release parking brake ("B" releases brake)

Takeoff

Takeoff check list on panel.

Landing

Landing check list on panel.