Mooney M20C '66

Mooney M20C Ranger          ***SOLD***                $29,000
 


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General Info
Make: Mooney Registration Number: N953MA
Model: M20C Serial Number: 3372
Model Year: 1966 Engine: O-360 A1D / 180 HP
Location: Trenton-Robbinsville (N87) Gear: Retractable (Electric)
    Prop: Constant Speed
Summary Info
Nice looking, VFR equipped, Electric gear, Garmin GNC 300XL Nav/Com/GPS.  Runs strong with performance that won't break the bank!
Logbook Time
Total Time: (Hours since New) 4490 Log books
Complete/clean
Engine: (Since Major Overhaul) 1530 Prop:  (Since Major Overhaul) 30 w/ new "B" hub
Maintenance Info
Annual Due: (Date) August, 2016 (recent Mooney Service Center annual)
IFR Certification Due: N/A
AD's complete?
Yes
Type of Engine Overhaul: Field Overhaul
Damage History: Replaced wing skin in 1968
Other: Same owner and hangared since 1970;  Modified with electric gear; fuel senders overhauled in 2011
Features
Speed mods: Other features:
Cowl closure fairing STC'd halogen landing light
Flap gap seals Air/Oil separator
Horizontal root fairngs Strobes
Brake caliper rotation Updated & new landing gear shock discs
Visual fuel indicators in wings Airwolf remote mounted spin-off oil filter
"Clean" wing  
Avionics
  Make / Model
Nav/Com/GPS: Garmin GNC 300XL (enroute certified) w/ Escort VOR indicator
Transponder: Narco AT-150
Compass: Remote mounted compass & transmitter
Other: Digital volt meter
Exterior
Color(s): White w/ Blue trim
Paint Condition:
(1 to 10, 10 being the highest)
6
Interior
Color(s): Blue
Fabric: Vinyl
Condition:
(1 to 10, 10 being the highest)
6
Glass condition: Excellent (Recently replaced)
Performance
Cruise Speed: 146 kts (true btw 6000 - 8000 feet) *
Useful Load: (remaining after full fuel) 720 lbs (1050 without fuel) *
Fuel Capacity: 52 gal
Fuel burn: (average) 9.4 GPH *
Range: 659 nm *
Specific Range: ((Efficiency = Cruise Speed ÷ Lbs per hour of fuel burn) (The higher the number, the better the efficiency)) 2.59
* Note: Performance figures are estimates based on best available information and may vary depending on power settings, etc..
Comments

Mooney drivers share a unique and deeply seated characteristic - they like to go fast!  If a Cessna is akin to a Chevrolet and a Bonanza is akin to a Mercedes, then the Mooney is akin to a Porsche.  Mooneys are among the most efficient and structurally sound airplanes manufactured.  The low profile cross-section and laminar flow wings reduce drag to enable the fast air speeds typically unachievable in other manufacturers' airplanes with similar horsepower.  The tubular steel frame, acting as a cockpit roll cage, along with the wingtip-to-wingtip wing spar, make the Mooney airframe the strongest and safest among GA airplanes.

The M20C Ranger is the most common of the early Mooneys.   This airplane features a VFR panel suitable for $100 Hamburger flights while providing easy entry into complex airplanes.  It is a very stable and efficient cross-country platform and, with its 'clean' wing, performance that won't break the bank.

Contact Us About This Aircraft

Please call Dave Mathiesen at 609.259.2400