Aeronca 1947 #3940, 1947 Aeronca 11CC Chief Overview This 1947 Aeronca 11CC Chief, S N 11CC 72.

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#3940, 1947 Aeronca 11CC Chief


This 1947 Aeronca Model 11CC Chief, S/N 11CC-72 (N4170E,) is a very attractive low time, classic high-

wing, fabric covered two-seat single engine aircraft. It features a yellow exterior with red stripes, a

nice red leather and cloth interior with side-by-side seating and dual control yokes. The aircraft was

recovered in accordance with Stits Poly-Fiber process during November 2009. The windscreen and all

side windows are in good condition.

Upgrades include B&C key start electric starting, and Univair wing lift struts.

The airframe log book covers the period July 1970 to the present, including a large gap without activity

from 1976 to 2009. The engine log book covers the period April 1972 to the present, including a gap

without activity from April 1984 to 2009. This aircraft is offered for sale with a fresh annual inspection

completed in September 2014. The aircraft is located at the Spirit of Saint Louis Airport (KSUS) in

Chesterfield, MO.


Airframe: 1406 hr total time.

Cockpit instrumentation includes altitude, airspeed, vertical speed, turn and bank indicator,

compass, tachometer, oil pressure and temperature, exhaust gas temperature, cylinder head

temperature and amps.

Engine: Continental O-200-A, S/N 67899-7A, 4633 hr ETT, 44 hr SMOH.

Compression = 60/80, 70/80, 74/80 and 77/80.

Propeller: McCauley Model 1A105 (metal, fixed pitch), S/N 67899

Avionics: None

Auction Information

This aircraft will be sold and delivered As-Is-Where-Is.

The auction sale is final. Please do whatever inspection you wish during the auction period, and we

can be available on weekends. (For weekends, you must call and schedule a time as we are normally

closed but available with an appointment). This provides you maximum opportunity to inspect the

airplane at our St. Louis, MO headquarters prior to bidding. Please take advantage of this inspection

opportunity so you can make your own judgment. Your failure to do so is your problem, not ours.

You may contact Norm Hild at 636-537-1302 or through eBay Messages to ask any

questions or schedule an inspection time. Remember when you make an auction bid,

YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND COMMITTING to a contract to buy. The time for

inspection, if desired, is before the auction ends. A 10% non-refundable deposit is due

within 48 hours of the auction closing with the remainder due within the next eight

days. Wings of Hope does not accept PayPal for airplanes, but the non-refundable

deposit can be paid via credit card direct to Wings of Hope at 636-537-1302. Otherwise

checks, money order or of course, cash. We MAY be able to deliver this aircraft, in the lower 48, but

costs and arrangements would have to be made after the sale.

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Current date: 2014-10-03