M500

BASE PRICE: $ 2,04,900

PASSENGERS

1 Pilot

3

CABIN VOLUME

cu.ft

150

RANGE

nm

900

SPEED

ktas

250

MTOW

lb

4900

5 PAX

1,000 nm

260 ktas

5,092 lb

Photo: Courtesy Piper

The M500 is the latest updated version of the Malibu Meridian high-performance single-engine turboprop aircraft. Launched in 1997, as a turboprop-powered version of 1983, pressurized cabin, PA-46 Malibu. The Malibu Meridian entered service in 2000. The piston-engine version is still offered under the M350 designation.

Developed by Piper Aircraft of Vero Beach, Florida. The 500 horse-powered M500 is equipped since 2009 with 3 screens Garmin avionics systems updated since to the latest Garmin G1000 NXi integrated avionics system.

Range*1,000 nm
Speed 
High Cruise Speed260 ktas
Altitude 
Service Ceiling30,000 ft
Airfield  
Takeoff Distance2,438 ft
Landing Distance2,110 ft

*184 ktas cruise with 45 min. reserv

Maximum Takeoff5,092 lbs
Maximum Landing4,850 lbs
Maximum Zero Fuel
Basic Operating Weight3,436 lbs
Maximum Payload1,698 lbs
Usable Fuel170 USG
INTERIOR
piper
Photo: Courtesy Piper

Offering the finest interior in its class, the M500 boasts premium leather, carpet, and wood/metal trim. The cabin features the exclusive Piper air-stair door, USB charging ports, lighting controls, beverage holders, work table, and seat controls for each passenger.

Cabin Height3 ft 11 in
Cabin Width4 ft 1 in
Cabin Length12 ft 3 in
Cabin Volume165 cu.ft
Baggage Compartment 20 cu.ft
Flight Deck
Photo: Courtesy Piper

The Garmin G1000NXi introduces a higher level of performance combined with extended features offering. The new avionics added processing power with brighter, smoother high-resolution displays allows for more enhanced features, including SurfaceWatch runway identification and alerting technology, Connext (Flight Stream 510) wireless cockpit connectivity, HSI mapping on primary flight display, NEXRAD datalink weather and autopilot coupled visual approaches down to pilot selectable minimums.

AVIONICS 
ManufacturerGarmin
ModelG1000 NXi
ENGINES 
Number of Engines1
ManufacturerPratt & Whitney Canada
ModelPT6A-42A
Takeoff Power500 shp