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1

What type of engine does the Archer have?

A Lycoming O-360-A4M 180 hp 4-cylinder; horizontally-opposed, Air cooled, normally-aspirated, direct drive

2

What type of propeller does the Archer have?

A Sensenich 2 bladed, fixed-pitch, 76” diameter, metal alloy propeller

3

What is the Archer’s wingspan?

35’ 6”

4

What is the turning radius of the Archer?

30’

5

How far apart is the Archer’s landing gear?

10’ wide

6

How long is the Archer?

24’

7

How tall is the Archer?

7’ 3.5” to the top of the tail

8

What type of alternator is found on the Archer?

A 70 amp, 28 volt alternator

9

What type of struts does the Archer use for its landing gear, and what is their normal extension?

Oleo (Air-Oil) struts, with a normal extension of 3.25” for the nose gear, and 4.5” for the main gear

10

Describe the brake system on the Archer.

The brakes are hydraulic, with a disc and caliper on each of the main wheels. The brakes are operated by either the toe brakes on the rudder pedals, or by the parking brake lever below the instrument panel. The parking and toe brakes share a common fluid reservoir, but have separate cylinders.

11

What voltage is the battery in the Archer?

24 volt

12

What is the proper inflation for the tires on an Archer?

18 psi for the nose gear and 24 psi for the mains

13

How many static wicks are there on the Archer?

9 - 3 on each wing, 2 on the stabilator and 1 on the rudder

14

What type of flaps does the Archer have?

Slotted flaps, manually operated

15

What type of ailerons does the Archer have?

Differential ailerons

16

What is the maximum flight load limit for normal and utility maneuvers in the Archer?

3.8 G’s for normal maneuvers, 4.4 G’s for utility

17

Minimum Equipment; VFR Day:

91.205(b):

A - Altimeter

T - Tachometer(s)
O - Oil Temperature Gauge(s) (Air-cooled)
M - Manifold Pressure Gauge(s) (Constant-speed)
A - Airspeed Indicator
T - Temperature Gauge(s) (Liquid-cooled)
O - Oil Pressure Gauge(s)

F - Fuel Quantity Indicator(s)
L - Landing Gear Position Indicator (Retractable)
A - Anticollision Lights
M - Magnetic Direction Indicator
E - ELT
S - Safety Belts/Shoulder Harnesses

18

Minimum Equipment; VFR Night:

91.205(c):

VFR Day PLUS

F - Fuses (one spare set)
L - Landing Lights (if for hire)
A - Anticollision Lights
P - Position Lights
S - Source of Power

19

Minimum Equipment; IFR Day and Night:

91.205(d):

VFR Day PLUS (If IFR Night) VFR Night PLUS:

G - Generator/Alternator
R - Radio
A - Artificial Horizon
B - Ball (slip/skid indicator)

C - Clock
A - Adjustable Altimeter
R - Rate of Turn Indicator
D - Directional Gyro
D - DME (if above FL240)

20

What is the wingspan of the Seminole?

38’ 6.6”

21

What is the length of the Seminole?

27’ 7.2”

22

What’s the height of the Seminole?

8’ 6” to the top of the tail

23

What are the landing gear dimensions on a Seminole?

10’ 6.5” wide

24

What is the turning radius of a Seminole?

33’

25

What are the engines on a Seminole?

Left: Lycoming O-360
Right: Lycoming LO-360

4 cylinder, 180 horsepower, counter-rotating, horizontally-opposed, Air-cooled, normally aspirated, direct-drive

26

What are the propellers on a Seminole?

Hartzell two-bladed, 72-74” diameter, constant speed, hydraulically-actuated, full-feathering, metal alloy propellers

27

What is the fuel capacity for the Seminole?

110 gallons, 108 useable

28

What is the fuel capacity for the Archer?

50 gallons, 48 useable

29

What is the oil capacity for the Seminole?

1979-1980: 2-6 quarts, 4.5 minimum
2000+: 2-8 quarts, 6.5 minimum

30

What is the oil capacity for the Archer?

2-8 quarts, 6 minimum