Single Engine Pistons

The choices of single-engine piston aircraft range from small, two-seat light sport airplanes for purely affordable recreational flying to high-end luxury models, with price tags to match. Models we look at this year include the Texas Aircraft Colt LSA, Cessna Skyhawk, Skylane, and Stationair, CubCrafters XCub, Aviat Husky A-1C-200, Beechcraft G36 Bonanza, Diamond DA40 XLT, Piper Archer LX, and the Cirrus SR22. 



Texas Aircraft


Husky A1-C-200

Base Price$363,013EngineLycoming IO-360-A1D6
Seats2Max Takeoff Weight2,250 lbs.
Useful Load930 lbs.Fuel Burn7.6 gph at 55% power
Max Speed149 ktasMax Range828 nm at 55% power
Stall Speed43 mphTakeoff Distance265 ft.
Landing Distance398 ft.  Back to Top 


Bonanza G36

Base Price$919,000EngineContinental IO-550-B
Seats6Max Takeoff Weight3,650 lbs.
Useful Load1,073 lbs.Fuel Burn17 gph
Max Speed176 ktasMax Range920 nm
Stall Speed59 kcasTakeoff Distance962 ft.
Landing Distance920 ft.  Back to Top 



Base Price$411,000EngineLycoming IO-360-L2A
Seats4Max Takeoff Weight2,550 lbs.
Useful Load878 lbs.Fuel Burn10 gph
Max Speed124 ktasMax Range640 nm
Stall Speed48 kcasTakeoff Distance960 ft.
Landing Distance575 ft.  Back to Top 



Base Price$530,000EngineLycoming IO-540-AB1A5
Seats4Max Takeoff Weight3,100 lbs.
Useful Load1,110 lbs.Fuel Burn13 gph
Max Speed145 ktasMax Range915 nm
Stall Speed49 kcasTakeoff Distance1,514 ft.
Landing Distance1,350 ft.  Back to Top 


Turbo Stationair HD

Base Price$735,000EngineLycoming TIO-540-AJ1A
Seats6Max Takeoff Weight3,789 lbs.
Useful Load1,594 lbs.Fuel Burn19 gph
Max Speed161 ktasMax Range703 nm
Stall Speed57 kcasTakeoff Distance1,060 ft.
Landing Distance735 ft.  Back to Top 



Base Price$654,900EngineContinental IO-550-N
Seats4Max Takeoff Weight2,272 lbs.
Useful Load1,328 lbs.Fuel Burn13.1 gph
Max Speed183 ktasMax Range1,169 nm
Stall Speed60 kcasTakeoff Distance1,868 ft.
Landing Distance1,178 ft.  Back to Top 



Base Price$333,400EngineLycoming O-360-C1G
Seats2Max Takeoff Weight2,300 lbs.
Useful Load1,084 lbs.Fuel Burn9 gph
Max Speed153 ktasMax Range800 nm
Stall Speed39 kiasTakeoff Distance170 ft.
Landing Distance170 ft.  Back to Top 



Base Price$439,800EngineLycoming IO-360-M1A
Seats4Max Takeoff Weight2,646 lbs.
Useful Load900 lbs.Fuel Burn8.2 gph at 65% power
Max Speed142 ktasMax Range830 nm at 45% power
Stall Speed52 kiasTakeoff Distance1,000 ft.
Landing Distance951 ft.  Back to Top 


Archer LX

Base Price$400,670EngineLycoming O-360-A4M
Seats4Max Takeoff Weight2,550 lbs.
Useful Load870 lbs.Fuel Burn9 gph
Max Speed128 ktasMax Range522 nm
Stall Speed45 kiasTakeoff Distance1,608 ft.
Landing Distance1,400 ft.  Back to Top 

Texas Aircraft


Base Price$167,000EngineRotax 912 ULS
Seats2Max Takeoff Weight1,320 lbs.
Useful Load485 lbs.Fuel Burn4.9 gph
Max Speed118 ktasMax Range831 nm
Stall Speed38 kiasTakeoff Distance1,085 ft.
Landing Distance1,044 ft.  Back to Top