Well kept up, flying regularly, family safe aircraft. Price is below book wholesale of $236k even allowing for history. Great engines, solid clean, functional airframe worth upgrades in future or fly as-is for years. This is not some dealers dog but a personally flown, 8 place, fast, safe, hauling airplane.
PIPER PANTHER CHIEFTAIN ’74. Winglets, VG’s, Q-tip props, Intercoolers, increased gross weight. Crew/Cargo doors, lockers, 235 gallons, new paint, clean leather. Fresh O/H on Garmin 430, Sirius WX on MFD MX 20, Stec 65 w/ yaw, FD, AC, tables, potty, wingtip/nose lights. 1100/1100 smoh (1800 TBO), 25/25 s/prop IRAN L/R. New turbos, exhausts, hoses, more. Functional, safe and flying regularly.
Trade Up or Down for Baron, Seneca.
Airframe: 7585 TT
Engine(s): TOTAL S/FACT REMAN L/R: 1090 - 1800 TBO
TOTAL S/PROP O/H: 15/15
Counter-rotating engines, Intercoolers for full power max-continous, VG's, stall fences, winglets means safer single engine performance and a very easy to fly aircraft for new multi-engine pilots.
Garmin 430, MX 20 MFD, KY 196, KNS 53, S-Tec 65 AP installed in 2002, KY 196, KT 76, Radar IN 2026A, Hoskins CFS 2000, Digital TIT, Astro Timers, Co Pilot panel. Pitot Static 11-16. MX20 Multi Function Display works well! S-Tec 65 couples and flies well.
2017 Paint. Boots in very good condition, Forward glass is new 2018.
Rated 7/10; clean and serviceable sky blue leather. Clean headliner, nice cabinets forward, tables aft are clean and working. Curtains are clean and in good condition. Potty includes relief tube.
Life preservers under all 8 seats. O2 good, holding pressure.
Last Annual 02/2017
Adlog system since 2006 but includes statement of times are corrrect and true from original logs. Left wing damage repaired fully in 2014. IRAN both engines with new turbos, contollers, cams, followers, top end, all AD’s/SB’s done. Engines are strong, quick to start and never miss a beat.
Will trade for a Piper Seneca or Beech Baron.
Counter rotating props, VG’s and stall fences make this big twin a pleasure to fly. 200 kts plus on 40 gph. 8 pax, skis, golf clubs with Club seating, 2 tables, large cabinets, lighting for fast, luxury, all weather, executive travel.
Modifications / Conversions
Panther Conversion includes: Winglets, VG’s, Stall fences, Four Blade Q-tip props, Machen Intercoolers, increased gross wt. Crew door, cargo door, wing/nose lockers, eight seats including belted potty w/relief tube. Boots, heated props, new glass. Wing-tip landing lights, strobes. New anti-ice boots. 235 gals for 5 hour range w/ reserve.
Overhauled turbos, controllers, exhausts, mounts, fuel pump, vacuum pumps, and hydraulic pump, all hoses, filters etc. Inflatable door seals.
Panther Conversion makes this thing a standout on the ramp at Aspen.
The line guys treat you like a jet because this plane has presence.
This is a big but easy to fly plane for a price that might represent a good investment in a good economy.