Archer® DLX Overview

Welcome to the Piper Archer® DLX

The Archer® DLX is the perfect combination of the beautifully appointed LX model along with the efficiency and flexibility of the Continental CD-155 diesel engine. The Archer® DLX is designed with the private owner in mind – providing a comfortable deluxe interior, the latest in Garmin cockpit technology and the benefits offered by the Continental CD-155 engine.

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848 nm | 1,570 km Max Range

123 ktas | 228 km/h Max Cruise Speed

16, 100 ft | 4,298 m Max Approved Altitude

1,673 ft |510 m Takeoff Distance*

1,400 ft | 427 m Landing Distance*

*Over 50 ft Obstacle

  • Specifications
  • Avionics
  • Additional Equipment
  • Safety Features
  • Aircraft Design
Specifications

Specifications

  • Propeller
    MT 3-Blade
    Constant Speed
  • Fuel Capacity
    Useable: 48 US Gal | 182 L
  • Engine
    Continental CD-155
    Flat-Rated Horsepower at 155 hp
  • Dimensions
    Wingspan: 35 ft 6 in | 10.8 m
    Height: 7 ft 3 in | 2.2 m
    Length: 24 ft | 7.3 m

 

Avionics

Avionics

*Shown with Aspen EFD1000 Standby Flight. Garmin G5 now standard.

 

  • Standard Features
    • GARMIN G1000 NXi AVIONICS SUITE
    • Single 10.4” GDU 1050 PFD
    • Single 10.4” GDU 1050 MFD
    • Garmin Flite Charts
    • Garmin SafeTaxi
    • GMA 1360 Digital Audio Panel
    • GTX 345R Transponder (ADS-B IN & OUT)
    • Garmin G5 Standby
  • Other Equipment
    • LED Wing Tip Recognition & Tail Strobe Lights
    • Overhead Air Distribution Blower Fan
    • USB Charging Ports
    • Cockpit Stowage Pouches
    • CO Detector

 

Additional Equipment

Additional Equipment

  • Enhanced AFCS Enablement
  • Jeppesen ChartView
  • SVT – Garmin Synthetic Vision
  • TAWS-B (Terrain Awareness and Warning System)
  • Flight Stream 510 with Connext
  • GTS 800 Traffic Advisory System
  • GFC 700 Autopilot
  • GDL 69A SXM Satellite Radio / Weather
  • BendixKing KR 87 ADF
  • BendixKing KN 63 DME
  • Safe Flight Angle of Attack (AOA) System
  • Wet Compass

Additional Options

  • United Kingdom Lighting Package
  • AmSafe Seabelt – Pilot and Co-Pilot Positions
  • Cargo Net
Safety Features

Safety Features

Safety is Piper’s foremost priority as illustrated by the extraordinary safety features available across the Piper product line. The Archer® DLX is designed specifically for efficient, luxurious, comfortable, and safe personal flying. The DLX is outfitted with the latest Garmin 1000 ® NXi avionics and the most thoughtful, intuitive and inspired engineering in general aviation.

 

Optional Enhanced Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS – additional equipment required)

  • Electronic Stability Protection (ESP): Keeping you safe in stable flight when hand-flying your Archer® DLX, the ESP system functions independently of the GFC700 autopilot and applies control force toward stable flight whenever pitch or roll deviations exceed recommend limits, or when overspeed or underspeed conditions are about to occur. ESP will also automatically activate the GFC700 autopilot if engaged for too long.
  • Automatic Level Mode (Blue Button): If you ever find yourself experiencing spatial disorientation in your Archer® DLX, just push the blue Automatic Level Mode button and the GFC700 autopilot will engage and return your aircraft to straight-and-level flight.
  • Underspeed Protection (USP): Your Archer® DLX will recognize when underspeed conditions are about to occur and cause an inadvertent stall, and will make the appropriate adjustments to the controls to rectify the situation.
  • Coupled Go-Around: Your workload is simplified when flying approaches and conducting a go-around in your Archer® DLX, because you can keep the autopilot engaged during a coupled go-around. The aircraft will maintain a speed above stall warning and pitch attitude will automatically adjust as required.

 

Aircraft Design

Aircraft Design

Piper’s engineering and design teams lead the industry in designing for the owner-flown class of aircraft. Ergonomic controls, seats built for comfort, and avionics placement and design, are coupled with Archer®’s built-in durability and components chosen for their reliability. Your family and friends will enjoy experiencing the quality, design and care put into your Archer® DLX.

Archer DLX plane illustration

Archer® DLX

Archer TX interior
Sienna
Archer interior - Sand
Sand
Archer TX interior
Steel

The Cabin Above Class

The Archer® DLX interior is ready for high flight hours while still providing maximum comfort and durability. Creature comforts abound with high-end carpet and interior appointments, power plugs, lighting controls, and seat controls for each passenger.

Sienna color swatch
Sienna
Sand color swatch
Sand
Steel color swatch
Steel