Which Mooney is the fastest?

Mooney Acclaim Type S
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the speed capabilities of the Mooney Acclaim Type S. With a top cruise speed of 237 knots, and Vne of 242 knots, it’s the fastest civilian single-engine piston out there.

What is the range of a Mooney M20?

1,060 miles
It was capable of cruising at 230 miles per hour (370 km/h) and had a range of 1,060 miles (1,710 km) and a maximum climb rate of 2,380 feet (730 m) per minute.

Is it hard to land a Mooney?

Mooneys aren’t particularly difficult to land but they bite when mistreated. They also have a violently different sight picture than other GA aircraft because they sit low. These are over the fence speeds I assume, there is no reason to go that slow for entire approach.

What is the cruising speed of a Mooney M20?


1967 Mooney M20C 1996 Mooney M20J
Oil Capacity 8 quarts 8 quarts
Do Not Exceed Speed 164 Knots 195 KCAS
Max. Structural Cruising Speed 130 Knots 174 KCAS

Where are Mooney aircraft made?

Kerrville, Texas
and the Mooney Aircraft Company) is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Kerrville, Texas, United States. It manufactures single-engined piston-powered general aviation aircraft.

What is the fastest single engine plane?

Top 11 Fastest Single Engine Turboprop Planes

  • PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian – 260 knots / 299 mph.
  • Piper M500 – 262 knots / 302 mph.
  • Piper M600 – 274 knots / 315 mph.
  • Pilatus PC-12 NG – 285 knots / 328 mph.
  • Pilatus PC-12 NGX – 290 knots / 335 mph.
  • Beechcraft T-6 Texan II – 316 knots / 364 mph.

What is the cruise speed of a Mooney m20?

140 to 147 knots
It’s usually speed, not systems, Mooney lovers dwell upon. Owners of 180-hp, short-body airplanes say to count on a maximum cruise speed of 140 to 147 knots, with the company claiming 150 as the 75-percent-power cruise.