The Archer DX is the ideal diesel powered trainer, with the durability, reliability, comfort, and technology that your students, instructors and passengers will thank you for. The DX is the green alternative, powered by the Continental CD-155 diesel engine, burning the more efficient jet fuel. It also boasts the Garmin G1000® NXi avionics suite in the cockpit.
Continental CD-155 Horsepower: 155 hp
Wingspan: 35 ft 6 in | 10.8 m
Height: 7 ft 3 in | 2.2 m
Length: 24 ft | 7.3 m
GARMIN G1000 NXi AVIONICS SUITE
Single 10.4” GDU 1050 PFD
Single 10.4” GDU 1050 MFD
GMA 1360 Digital Audio Panel
GTX 335R Transponder
Aspen Standby EFD1000
Tail Strobe Light
LED Wing Tip Recognition Lights
Overhead Air Distribution Blower Fan
USB Charging Ports
Cockpit Stowage Pouches (upper and lower)
School Paint Scheme with Two Vinyl Trim Colors and Logo
Cockpit Assist Handle
Enhanced AFCS with ESP (Requires GFC Autopilot Option)
GTX 345R Transponder with ADS-B In (Exchange for standard or GTX 335R Transponder)
GDL 69A SXM Satellite Radio / Weather
SVT – Garmin Synthetic Vision
Two (2) Bose A20 Noise Cancelling Headsets with battery pack
(FlightCom) intercom system
TAWS-B (Terrain Awareness and Warning System)
BendixKing KR 87 Remote ADF
BendixKing KN 63 Remote DME
GDL 59 WiFi Data Link
Vision 1000 (Appareo Flight Monitoring System)
Flight Stream 510 with Connext
GTS 800 Traffic Advisory System
GFC 700 Autopilot
AOA – Angle of Attack Indicator
Vinyl Floor Covering (Exchange for standard carpet)
United Kingdom Lighting Package
AmSafe Seatbelts – Pilot and Co-Pilot Positions
Non-Standard Paint Color – Top
Non-Standard Paint Color – Bottom
Non-Standard Approved Paint Scheme
Cargo Net – Baggage Compartment
Safety is the foremost Piper priority as illustrated by the extraordinary safety features available across the Piper product line and carried into the Piper trainers. The Archer is designed specifically for efficient, comfortable and safe multi-engine flight training, and outfitted with the latest Garmin 1000 NXi avionics and the most thoughtful, intuitive and inspired engineering design in the general aviation industry.
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 DX, 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 DX, 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 DX 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 DX, 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.
Piper’s engineering and design teams lead the industry in designing aircraft for the owner-flown class of aircraft. Ergonomic controls, seats built for comfort, avionics placement and design, coupled with built-in durability and components chosen for reliability. Your students and instructors will appreciate the quality design and care in their Archer.
The Cabin Above Class
The Archer DX interior is ready for high flight hours while still providing maximum comfort and durability. The Archer DX Interior is specially developed for the training environment. Creature comforts abound with high-end carpet and interior appointments, power plugs, lighting controls, and seat controls for each passenger.