Aztec PA-23-250-F

PA-23-250-F Piper Aztec           ***SOLD***  $92,900
 


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General Info
Make: Piper Registration Number: N46SD
Model: PA-23-250-F Serial Number: 27-8054040
Model Year: 1980 Engine: IO-540 C4B5 / 250 HP
Location: Trenton-Robbinsville (N87) Gear: Retractable
    Props: Constant Speed
Logbook Time
Total Time: (Hours since New) 6170 Log books
Complete
Engines: (Since Major Overhaul) L -   275
R - 2100
Props:  (Since Major Overhaul)

L - 275
R -    1

Maintenance Info
Annual Due: (Date) June, 2016
IFR Certification Due: May, 2016
AD's complete?
Yes
Engine Overhaul: Left engine: 10/2009 by Penn Yan
Right engine:  2/1999
Damage History: No known damage history
Other: Minor hail dings
Features
Six seats Strobes
De-ice boots & windshield hot props Dual hydraulic pumps
Electric & auto elevator trim, manual rudder Long range fuel
Inflatable door seal  
Avionics
Make / Model
NAV/COM #1: Garmin GNS 430 GPS
COM #2: King KY 196
NAV #2: King KNS 80 RNAV with G/S
Other GPS: King KLN 94
HSI:
King KCS 55A
ADF: King KR 87
Autopilot: King KFC 200
Transponder: King KT 76A
Audio Panel: Garmin 340 w/ 3-light marker beacon
Fuel Totalizer: SDI Hoskins CFS 2000
Other: Co-pilot instruments, Radar Altmeter, radio master switch
Radar:
Inop
Exterior
Color(s): White w/ red, maroon, and gold trim
Paint Condition:
(1 to 10, 10 being the highest)
7
Interior
Color(s): Maroon
Fabric: Leather
Condition:
(1 to 10, 10 being the highest)
7
Glass condition: Average
Other:  
Performance
Cruise Speed: 165 -175 kts (true btw 6000 - 8000 feet)
Useful Load: (remaining after full fuel) 936 lbs (2016 without fuel)
Fuel Capacity: 180 gal
Fuel burn: (average) 28 - 32 GPH *
Range (IFR): 900 nm *
Specific Range: ((Efficiency = Cruise Speed ÷ Lbs per hour of fuel burn) (The higher the number, the better the efficiency)) 0.97
* Note: Performance figures are estimates based on best available information and may vary depending on power settings, etc..
Comments
The Aztec evolved in the late 1950's as Piper wanted more out is twin-engine Apache.  Following the addition of several upgrades, it officially went on the market in 1959 effectively ending the Apache's run.

The earlier Aztecs featured the twin 250s, seating for six, and several other advances. This model was tweaked through the years and saw a rather long run until production ceased in 1982. 

Beyond its upgraded design, the Piper Aztec has several claims to fame that make it a popular model. It is noted for its endurance, stability, and load-carrying ability.  While certainly not allowed per the POH, many owners say it will fly with anything you can put in the cabin with the doors closed.

The last Aztec series, the "F", was built from 1976 through 1981 and included an automatic flaps-to-stabilator trim interconnect to counteract the slight pitch-up as flaps are deployed.  A full set of copilot instruments was an option, the four front seats got new backs like the ones on the Navajo, and the fuel filler ports and caps likewise came from the Navajo. With the F model, too, Piper finally began marking the airspeed indicator in knots and documenting performance accordingly.

Almost 5,000 Aztecs were built during the airplane's 21-year production run and they remain a workhorse aircraft.  For more information, click on AOPA's article.

This Aztec includes wing and empennage de-icing boots and hot-props that work very well and improve the margin of safety in icing conditions.  This airplane is ready for your next cross-country trip.  So load up the family, the pets, luggage, your kids toys, and your golf clubs for your next vacation trip - this airplane is priced right and ready to go!

Contact Us About This Aircraft

Please call Dave Mathiesen at 609.259.2400