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1977 Piper Chieftain for Sale


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Jan 3, 2013
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FAR 135-current, 9 seats (plus 1 pilot seat), Outstanding recent maintenance history, Garmin 430W, 2011 Paint and 2011 Interior
Aircraft located at Bridgeport Airport (KBDR) in Stratford, CT (about 1 hour from New York City)
Owner will consider Dry Lease arrangement
Comprehensive photo gallery available by email request
Maintained/current FAR 135 status
Annual/100 hour inspection performed 3/2013
IFR certification performed 3/2013
All AD’s in compliance
Engine Compressions at 8/2013 100 hour inspection:
Left Engine 72/74/74/76/75/70
Right Engine 74/76/78/76/73/74
Photocopies of original logbooks from 1977 through 2006
Actual logbooks from 2006 through present
Complete logbooks available by email request
Known Damage History
1/1988 – Gear up landing incident
3/2013 – Replaced right hand elevator due to minor not-in-motion ground incident (hangar rash)

Max Gross Takeoff Weight: 7368 pounds
Basic Empty Weight: 4760 pounds (weighed 5/2011)
Useful Load: 2608 pounds
Usable Fuel Capacity: 182 gallons

Engine Specs:
540/834 SMOH Lycoming TIO-540-J2BD (Signature Engines in 11/2011 and Factory Reman in 12/2007)
540 SPOH Hartzell HC-E3YR-2ATF (Aircraft Specialties, Inc. in 11/2011)
Garmin GNS 430W #1 GPS/Nav/Comm
King KX 175B #2 Nav/Comm
RC Allen A26BK-6 attitude indicator
Century NSD 360A HSI
Piper Altimatic X autopilot with electric trim, altitude hold, and yaw damper
King KT 76A transponder
King KMA 20 audio panel
PS Engineering PM 1000 II 4 place intercom
Co-pilot instruments
Pilot and copilot Bose panel-powered headset jacks
Ameriking 406 ELT
Additional Equipment:
Air conditioning
Deice system (wing and stab boots, windshield heat)
Windshield wipers
Prop sync
BLR vortex generators
Tanis TAS-100 engine preheat system
Built-in oxygen bottle – Removed/Inop

Replace LH engine starter 10/2013
Replace RH engine flap transmission 10/2013
Replace RH engine vacuum pump 10/2013
Extensive autopilot inspection and repairs 10/2013
New main tires 7/2013
Replaced RH engine starter 3/2013
Replace flap actuator motor 3/2013
Replace emergency fuel pump 8/2012
Propeller governors overhauled 11/2011
New Gill G246 battery 11/2011
Replace main gear actuators 11/2011
Replace RH engine mags 9/2011
Replace RH engine fuel pump 8/2011
Replace RH alternator 8/2011
New RH engine upper and lower tailpipes 7/2011
Overhaul heater 3/2011
New air conditioning blowers 3/2011
New copilot forward side window and LH aft side cabin side window 2/2011
Corrosion X treatment throughout entire aircraft 2/2011
Replace flap motor 6/2010
New deice boots 1/2008
Replace RH aft fuel cell 5/2006
Replace LH main and aft fuel cells 5/2006
Replace RH main fuel cell 4/2006
Year Painted:
Painted in 2/2011 by Ed’s Aircraft Refinishing, Inc. in Shirley, NY
White with Aristo Blue and Smoke Metallic (with Endura urethane paint)
Seller to remove logo on tail and engine nacelles at Seller’s expense prior to sale
Year Interior:
Interior installed in 5/2011 by Advantage Interiors
White leather interior with tan carpet, white leather headliner and sidewalls
8 forward facing passenger seats and 2 pilot seats (10 seats total)

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