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FS: 1969 Piper Cherokee 235D

ericbolt

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1969 Piper Cherokee 235D
Price: $ 55,000.00
Year: 1969
Serial: 28-11347
Registration: N8548N
TTAF: 3400
Ad Type: For Sale
Location: Groton, CT
Type: Available

Airframe Details: 3400 TTAF

Auxiliary Fuel Tanks (17 Ea. Side)

Annual Corrosion Protection

Exterior Rated 6+

White w/ Green
Engine(s) Details: Lycoming 0540-B4B5

510 SMOH

119 SPOH

Avionics: North Star GPS

KMA24 Nav/Com 1

KX155 Nav/Com 2

Alcor EGT

KT76A Transponder

406Hz ELT
Interior: Beige w/ White

Rated 7+

4-Place Intercom System
Exterior: White w/ Green

Rated 6+

Annual Corrosion Proof
Maintenance: Engine Overhaul by Teledyne Mattituck Services to Manufacturers New Parts Limits

ELT Inspection 4/4/16

IFR Certified - 4/28/16

Annual Due - 4/17

Addition Features, Equipment or Comments: Empty weight: 1655
Gross weight: 2900

Aircraft Will Include;
-Aircraft Cover
-Pitot Cover
-Cowl Plugs
-Portable Radio
-Telex Headset

View all info & pictures here!
 
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This is still available! Please let me know if I can answer any questions or provide more info! Thanks!
 

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Pretty little plane!
 
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Don't know much about these guys, but sure does seem nice.

Any damage history?
 

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Don't know much about these guys, but sure does seem nice.

Any damage history?
No Damage History. Great airplane! Let me know if I can get you any more info or answer any other questions!
 

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Although I don't see myself being in a position to purchase your plane for at least a year, I recently got my high performance endorsement in a 182. Flying it was a world of difference in speed and all around capability.

Would you recommend getting a PA-28 180 or saving up the extra $$$ for a 235?

What's the maintenance/operating cost in relation to the two?
 
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I wish this one had been available a year ago. I was wanting to upgrade to a 235. I decided to do some updates to my 140 instead. Timing is everything.... 😁
 

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Would you recommend getting a PA-28 180 or saving up the extra $$$ for a 235?

What's the maintenance/operating cost in relation to the two?
Either is going to be a good plane. If you fly similar speeds, fuel burn will be similar. I treat our 235C like a 180 with more useful load and bonus power for take-off and landing. I always cruise it at about 10 gph similar to a 180. That's about 55% power... nice and cool.

Having O-540 is definitely more care and feeding with two more cylinders. Annuals might be slightly more. Need to carefully manage temperatures. The O-360 in the 180 is as bombproof as they get.

So if you want the extra 200-300lbs extra useful load, get the 235. If you want capable but cheaper to operate, get the 180. If you want to burn an extra 3-4 gph to able to go 15 kts faster than the 180, get the 235.
 

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Either is going to be a good plane. If you fly similar speeds, fuel burn will be similar. I treat our 235C like a 180 with more useful load and bonus power for take-off and landing. I always cruise it at about 10 gph similar to a 180. That's about 55% power... nice and cool.

Having O-540 is definitely more care and feeding with two more cylinders. Annuals might be slightly more. Need to carefully manage temperatures. The O-360 in the 180 is as bombproof as they get.

So if you want the extra 200-300lbs extra useful load, get the 235. If you want capable but cheaper to operate, get the 180. If you want to burn an extra 3-4 gph to able to go 15 kts faster than the 180, get the 235.
Thank You so much sir!

Have been waiting for a response like this of a while. We are currently leaning towards a 180. So far, our search has revealed that while we would be more comfortable in a 172, the Piper 180 offers so much more for comparable prices. We can find Piper 180's in the $30K's, but less capable Cessnas are north of $45K!

Sorry if the thread hijack.

Where would be a Bette place to ask my question?
 

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Thank You so much sir!

Have been waiting for a response like this of a while. We are currently leaning towards a 180. So far, our search has revealed that while we would be more comfortable in a 172, the Piper 180 offers so much more for comparable prices. We can find Piper 180's in the $30K's, but less capable Cessnas are north of $45K!

Sorry if the thread hijack.

Where would be a Bette place to ask my question?
Maybe start a new thread in the Cherokee sub-forum. 180 vs 235. I searched but I couldn't find something similar specifically.

Definitely more bang for the buck on Piper vs Cessna. Same goes for 182 vs 235.
 

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