Used Aircraft Guide

July 2007 Issue

Piper Seneca

Piperís popular six-place twin has proved enduring because itís affordable and flexible, equally adept at training and touring.

Piperís venerable Seneca is what we think of as a "full-circle airplane." Would-be twin owners often consider it as their first choice, but then shop around for a Baron, or a Skymaster or maybe an Aztec. They then come full circle back to the Seneca for several good reasons, the leading one being that as twins go, the Seneca is eminently practical. It does nothing exceedingly wellóitís not fast, nor a joy to fly nor will it turn heads on the rampóbut it does a lot well enough.

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