Piper M500

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Manufacturer Piper
Aircraft Type M500
Base Aircraft Price (USD) $2,122,600
Direct Operating Cost $ 579
DOC / nm $ 3.11
DOC / nm / Seat $ 0.78
Max Cruise Speed (ktas) 260
Max Range (nm) 1000
Useful Load (lbs) 1698
Total Seats 6
Cockpit 2
Standard Cabin Seats 4
Min Crew 1
Flight Deck (Base Spec) Garmin G1000 NXi
Flight Rules IFR
Certification FAA / EASA
OEM Verification VERIFIED
Max Cruise Speed (ktas) 260
Long Range Cruise (ktas) 157
Max Range (nm) 1000
Take-off Roll (ft) 1650
Take-Off >50ft Obst. (ft) 2438
Take-Off (5000 / ISA + 10) 2973
Landing Roll (ft) 1020
Landing >50ft Obst. (ft) 2110
Max Climb Rate (fpm) 1600
Service Ceiling (ft) 28000
MRAMP (lbs) 5134
MTOW (lbs) 5092
MLW (lbs) 4850
MZFW (lbs) 4850
BOW (lbs) 3436
BEW (lbs) 2792
Useful Load (lbs) 2300
Max Payload (lbs) 1707
Fuel Capacity (lbs) 1020
Payload Max Fuel (lbs) 559
Wingspan (ft) 43.2
Overall Height (ft) 11.3
Length (ft) 29.6
Cabin Height (ft) 4
Cabin Width (ft) 4.1
Cabin Length (ft) 12.3
Cabin Volume (cu. ft) 165
Baggage Volume Int. (cu. ft) 20
No. of Engines 1
Manufacturer Pratt & Whitney
Model PT6A-42A
Horsepower 500
Flat Rating ISA + 55
TBO (hrs) 3600
Fuel Capacity (gal) 170
Flight Deck Garmin G1000 NXi
Flight Rules IFR
Standby Instrument Aspen Avionics EFD1000
Autopilot 1 x Garmin GFC 700
GPS 2 x Garmin GIA64W
Transponder 1 x Garmin GTX-335R (ADS-B OUT)
VHF Com 2
VHF Nav 2
Total Seats 5
Cockpit 2
Standard Cabin Seats 4
Min Crew 1
Lavatory No
Galley / Refreshment Refreshment Centre
Galley Location MID
Max Cabin Altitude (ft) 8244
SL Cabin Altitude (ft) 12600
Cabin Pressure (psi) 5.5
Prop Manufacturer Hartzell
Prop Description 4-Blade Constant Speed Reverse
Prop Diameter 82.5
Gear Type Retractable
Pilot Training Credits 1
Airframe (Yrs) 3
Engine (Yrs) 7
Engine (Hrs) 2500
Prop (Yrs) 5
Prop (Hrs) 1500
Avionics (Yrs) 3
Standard Features
  • ADS-B Compliant
  • Air Conditioning
  • BOSE A20 Headsets
  • Electronic Stability
  • FIKI Certified
  • Yaw Damper

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The Piper M500 is the latest variant of the Piper Malibu Meridian, a high-performance pressurized turboprop, upgraded with the Garmin G1000 NXi and ESP (Electronic Stability Protection) as standard.


“The M500 is a high-performance pressurized turboprop with 1,000+ nm range.”


The M500 is powered by 1 x P&WC PT6A-42A turboprop engine generating 500 shp, delivering a max speed cruise speed of 260 ktas and a max range of 1,000 nm.


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Piper M500 FAQs

  • What is the direct operating cost (DOC) of a M500? The DOC for the M500 is $579per hour.
  • What is the range of a M500? The M500 has a max range of 1,000 nm.
  • What is the max cruise speed of a M500? The max cruise speed of the M500 is 260 ktas.
  • What is the take-off distance of a M500? The M500 has a take-off roll of 1,650 ft and a take-off over a 50ft obstacle of 2,438 ft.
  • What is the service ceiling of a M500? The M500 has a service ceiling of 28,000 ft at MTOW.
  • What avionics suite / flight deck does the M500 have? The M500 flight deck is equipped with the Garmin G1000 NXi.
  • How many seats does a M500 have? The M500 has standard seating for 6 including 2 crew and 4 passengers.
  • What engines are in the M500? The M500 is powered by 1 x P&WC PT6A-42A engine.
  • How much thrust does the M500 produce? The P&WC PT6A-42A engines on the M500 produce 600 shp flat rated to ISA + 55°C.
  • What is the TBO (time between overhauls) on the M500 engines? The P&WC PT6A-42A engines have a 3,600 hour TBO.
  • What maintenance programs are available for the M500? The M500 is eligible for the P&WC ESP programs.

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