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1973 Piper Challenger FOR SALE (IL)

JKunz

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1973 Piper Challenger (180HP)
ATP/CFII owned, open checkbook maintenance
Oil changes religiously every 50 hours (or less) Exxon Elite 20-50
Compressions all 79/80 at last annual (see pic)

$48,500

-5500 TT Airframe
-1525 TSFRM (Lycoming) flies weekly
-All AD’s complied with
-All logs since new
-Annual inspection completed March 2018
-IFR pitot static check completed March 2018
- flap gap, aileron gap seals
-paint/ interior 1992 very well maintained (pics)
-interior plastic repainted 2016
-new carpet 2014
-Dynamic Propeller balance 2017
-new vacuum pump 2017
-LED landing/ tail light
-Strobe lights


Avionics

-KLN 90 VFR GPS (coupled to autopilot)
-Century single axis auto pilot, works great (HDG, VOR, LOC, GPS, WL)
-Dual KX155 Nav/Comm
- King KN-64 DME
-KT76 Transponder
-KR86 ADF (indicator inop) receives audio
-Garmin GPS map 396 on yoke
-4 place intercom


I have flown this airplane over 400 hours since I purchased it in 2015. It is a great basic IFR platform and navigates well with autopilot and GPS. I have spent many hours getting the paint and interior to show as well as it does. It has great ramp appeal.
This is a used airplane, and I encourage any prospective buyer to take a look. It is by no means a cream puff, but a great cross country work horse. Useful load 975lbs!

Feel free to contact me at any time or to schedule a visit. Located at shafer field (3K6)

Thanks,
Justin

217-891-0069

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bryris

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Looks like a cream puff to me!
 

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WOW! That is a beautiful airplane. Wish I had the money to buy it and then sell mine...
Very nice.
 

JKunz

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Thanks for all the compliments! She shows very well.
The airplane is currently in the shop for annual inspection and IFR checks.
 

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Do you have an overall view of the panel by any chance? The exterior looks great! Would like to see a few more of the interior also. Thanks!
 

JKunz

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Do you have an overall view of the panel by any chance? The exterior looks great! Would like to see a few more of the interior also. Thanks!


I have added a couple of pictures that were on my phone. I am out on a trip now, will be back over the weekend and will take more detailed shots.


Thanks

J
 

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Nice looking airplane! I can see a lot of work has been put in to making it shine! I love the polished cowl exhaust vents. If my kids were a bit older and interested in learning to fly, I'd be all over this.
 

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Congratulations sir, you win the award for crispest, clearest pictures of any plane posted within the past year! Oh, really nice plane too.


Ron
 

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Too funny you are parked next to a Bombardier Challenger 300 !!! Was that on purpose with your Challenger?
 

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