“Former flight school airplane that runs great and has great maintenance. Found metal in the oil.

Item specifics Condition: Seller Notes:
Model Year: 1978 Make: Piper
1978 Piper Arrow III
ENGINE SMOH---------------------------1498.8
PROP SINCE NEW----------------------789.4
Up for auction is this former flight school airplane. 1978 model Arrow III with 200 HP, Garmin package. Garmin 430 non-wass, Garmin 340, Garmin 330 transponder, King KX-155 nav/com. The aircraft has had a great history of maintenance at the flight school. The paint and interior are average at best both rated about 5. Log books are complete. It has an engine issue that will need to be addressed. Metal has shown up in the filter and after pulling a cylinder and further inspection one of the cam lobes has accelerated wear (see pics in the ad). The aircraft is just out of annual inspection in January 2019 and will be sold as is with no warranties or guarantees. A release will have to be signed stating the buyer is aware of the engine issue. The aircraft will be sold in a condition to ferry. Please ask any questions that you have before bidding. All sales are final. Title is free and clear!
Eddy Current has been done on spar bolts. Everything checked out normal. See attached pic of inspection!
Please do not bid or make offers on this item unless you intend to follow through with the transaction.
Current date: 2019-04-07