Comanche N9284P
was built by Piper Aircraft in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania in 1968.
It is a model PA-24-260 B.

It cruises at 200 miles per hour and seats six people.

In 1995 it was outfitted with a complete set of speed modifications from LoPresti Speed Merchants including a new cowl and specially-designed propeller

In 2007 it received a zero-time engine and new paint.


260 horsepower engine, Lycoming IO-540 - factory engine installed 2007, only 75 hours SFRM (2000 TBO)

Max gross weight 3100 lbs.

Fuel consumption: between 11 gallons per hour (economy cruise) and 15.5 gph (max power cruise)

Fuel capacity: 90 gallons

Range: 6 hours (about 950 nautical miles)

Avionics: King KX-155 NAV/COMM, Apollo SL60 IFR-certified GPS/COMM, Piper Autocontrol II autopilot, JPI 6-cylinder engine monitor.

Speed modifications made in 1995 include the LoPresti Wholey Cowl and specially-designed Hartzell Syncro-Pulse propeller


Here's the old paint scheme, in a photo taken in 1995 at 11N:

A 1/2 share partnership in this airplane is available. 
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The plane is based at Bridgeport (BDR). 

The International Comanche Society is a source for information on these excellent high-performance planes. Their web site contains a complete history of the different Comanche models.