Registration: ZK - TDA
Type: Piper Tri-pacer, converted to tailwheel Piper Pacer
Classification: General Aviation Aircraft
Owner / Operator: Ace Aviation (NZ) Ltd
Year of Manufacture: 1960
Empty weight: 1272 lbs
Max AUW: 2000 lbs
Landing gear: Tail Wheel
Seats: Pilot plus three passengers
Controls: Dual control column and rudder pedals
Construction: Factory built
Materials: Steel, aluminium, fabric
Engine: Lycoming 0320 – 160 horsepower
Propeller: Fixed Pitch
Fuel Consumption: 35 litres per hour
Endurance: 3 hours 15 minutes
Climb rate: 1000 fpm
Take Off Distance: 617 metres (Maximum all up weight)
Landing Distance: 467 metres (Maximum all up weight)
Group Rating: 5 (Maximum all up weight)
Cruise speed : 105 kts at 2400 rpm
Stall speed: 42 kts (Full Flap)
VNE: 148 knots
Maximum crosswind: 13 knots