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PA-38 Tomahawk

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PA-38 Tomahawk

The Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk is a two-seat, fixed tricycle gear general aviation airplane, originally designed for flight training, touring and personal use.

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The World's Nicest Tomahawk

The World's Nicest Tomahawk

January 2015-

When I was a student pilot, I wasn't much of a Tomahawk fan. The aircraft had a reputation for being difficult to fly well. Years later, one of my students bought oneā€”and I got to fly the little Piper for the purpose it was intended. That's when my opinion changed for the better.

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Two-Seat T-Tailed Trainer PA-38 Tomahawk

Two-Seat T-Tailed Trainer PA-38 Tomahawk

May 2014- It was a rather long road to certification for the airplane which eventually became the Tomahawk, with lots of starts and stops along the way. 

Piper began design of a two-seat, low-wing tricycle gear training aircraft in 1958. It was to feature side-by-side seating and be made of fiberglass reinforced plastic with a gross weight of 1,500 pounds.

PA-29

The first (and as it turned out, only) prototype—N2900M—was completed in spring 1962 and was designated the PA-29 Papoose. It boasted an all-moving horizontal tail, flaperons and a 108 hp Lycoming O-235-C1B engine.

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