1998 Piper This is our pride and joy and it has served us well for over 13 years. We are moving up.
This is our pride and joy and it has served us well for over 13 years. We are moving up to a Malibu Mirage and reluctantly selling our 2 owner 1998 Saratoga II TC. We have owned it since 2004 at 610 hrs TT (currently has around 1900TTSN - flying regularly, hours will change). Factory A/C, Oxygen, 6 seats plus Entertainment Center. Engine was overhauled at ~600hrs (minus the cam so I believe it technically still carries TT of around 1900 hrs). Recently overhauled turbo/waste-gate/controller, all cylinders overhauled since we"ve owned it, GAMI injectors, JPI Engine analyzer, KLN 90b approach certified GPS, 406 MHZ ELT, Paint is a 7 of 10, interior 7 of 10, window covers, cowl plugs, etc. This is the first year of the reintroduction of the turbo Saratoga and engine s/n is pre crank AD. Extremely reliable and the "best bang for your buck" airplane around. In the nearly 14 years we"ve owned it the only time it ever let me down was in Aug. this year when the battery failed and we had to cancel a trip and replace the battery (it has a brand new $600 Concorde Sealed Battery RG24-15M)... Runs great, fly"s great, wonderful plane, well maintained, always hangered, Southern California plane since new. All logs, no damage. Sad to see it go... This plane will provide someone with many more years of great flying in comfort and style. Plane will come with a fresh annual inspection and be ready to fly to its new home. Aircraft is currently owned by a single asset Delaware LLC.
| Condition: || Used || Model Year: || 1998 |
| Make: || Piper |
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