Comparison between Blue Bird (Pica 1) & Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

Blue Bird (Pica 1) Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

No. of Seat

2 4

Engine

Rotax 914 F3 Turbo charged None Turbo charged Lycoming O-320-D3G

Power

115 HP 160 HP

Propeller

3 Blade Constant speed 2 Blade Fix-Pitch

Technology

2002 Modern Technology 1972 ( No production)

Structure

Composite (No fatigue, corrosion & Low cost) Aluminum

Life

No Limit Limit

Empty Weight

500 kg 614 kg

Max T/O Weight

750 kg 1054 kg

Max Cruising Speed at 10000 ft

130 knots (150 mph ) 126 knots (145mph )

Max Level Speed (TAS) at 10000 ft

152 knots (175 mph ) 127 knots (141 mph )

Max Rate of Climb

750 ft/min 710 ft/min

Stall Speed (flaps down)

44 knots ( 51 mph ) 50 knots (57 mph )

Takeoff Run

244 m 297 m

Landing Run

274 m 340 m

Service Ceiling

14000 ft 13000 ft

Max Range (with 45 min fuel reserved )

1100 km 972 km

Fuel tank Capacity

90 Liters 181 Liters

Length

6.17 m 7.25 m

Height

2.17 m 2.22 m

Wing Span

9.45 m 10.67 m

Wing Area

11.06 m2 15.8 m2

Control System

Yoke & Stick (optional) Yoke only

Pilot Training class according doc. 9401

PPL/CPL/IP

PPL/CPL/IP