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1959 PIPER PA-24-250 COMANCHE, 500 SMOH BY VICTOR!, BOTTOM FUSELAGE DAMAGE ONLY

  • State: CA
  • Location: HOLLISTER, CA
  • Listed: Mar 6, 2018 8:54 AM
  • Expires: This ad has expired

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1959 PIPER PA-24-250 COMANCHE, 500 SMOH BY VICTOR!, BOTTOM FUSELAGE DAMAGE ONLY, CHEAP !! THE 250 COMANCHE IS THE ORIGINAL GO FAST FOR CHEAP AIRPLANE !! 155 TO 160 KNOTS. IN A TRUE 4 PLACE AIRPLANE, WITH BAGGAGE SPACE, AND ENOUGH USEFUL LOAD TO CARRY THEM !! PARTS ARE READILY AVAILABLE AND INEXPENSIVE, SO THEY ARE EASY TO MAINTAIN. AND THEY ARE A PLEASANT, PREDICTABLE CROSS COUNTRY AIRPLANE, WITH GOOD MANNERS IN TURBULENCE. BUT, WHEN YOU LAND, IT IS BETTER TO PUT THE LANDING GEAR DOWN !!! THIS AIRPLANE LANDED NORMALLY AT HIS HOME STRIP, BUT THE PILOT FORGOT TO LOWER THE ELECTRIC GEAR. SO THERE IS DAMAGE TO THE BELLY. YOU CAN SEE THE SCRAPES ON THE BELLY SKINS, AFT OF THE NOSE GEAR WELL AND FORWARD OF THE TAILCONE. LUCKILY, THE PEOPLE SENT OUT TO LIFT THE AIRPLANE BACK UP ONTO ITS GEAR DID A GREAT JOB WHEN THEY GOT IT LIFTED, THE GEAR CAME DOWN FINE, AND ALL 3 LANDING GEAR ARE UNDAMAGED, INCLUDING THE DOUBLE PUCK DISC BRAKE CALIPERS THERE DOES NOT SEEM TO BE ANY DAMAGE TO THIS AIRFRAME EXCEPT THE SCRAPING FROM THE AFT EDGE OF THE NOSE GEAR WELL TO ABOUT THE MID-POINT OF THE BELLY. THERE IS AN ADF ANTENNA ON THE REAR CABIN BELLY, AND THIS GOT SCRAPED, BUT IT ACTED AS A SKID, SO THE BELLY DAMAGE ITSELF IS MUCH LIGHTER, AND IN A SMALLER AREA, THAN YOU WOULD EXPECT. THE BELLY STROBE ON THE MID AFT BELLY HAS A BROKEN CAP. THAT’S IT !! NO WING DAMAGE OR SCRAPING !! THE CONTROL SURFACES AND TIPS LOOK GOOD!! NO TAIL DAMAGE, OR TAIL FEATHER DAMAGE !! THE UPPER CABIN AND FUSELAGE IS NOT HAILED ON, OR DENTED, OR TWEAKED. THE DOOR SHUTS GREAT. NOW EVEN THOUGH THE AIRFRAME HAS VERY…

   

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