1965 Cessna Welcome!You are bidding on a 1965 Cessna 172 F. This airplane as shown in the pictures.
You are bidding on a 1965 Cessna 172 F. This airplane as shown in the pictures has a beautiful paint job and also is relatively low time!
I bought this airplane near the end of October in order to complete my private pilot license at my local airport KOLU. Because I am a bigger guy, I could not safely fly with the instructor in the Cessna 152 the airport has to rent for lessons. So I bought this Cessna 172 F from a great A&P in Texas who kept this airplane maintained for many years.
This airplane comes with logbooks dating all the way back to 1965. I have included snapshots of the logbooks that list the information from the last 100hr inspection and March 2017 annual for current information.
I am listing the times that are signed off on September 20, 2017 by the previous owner and A&P. The times listed below are written in the log book above. Please add about 50 hours to these times listed below. I have flown the airplane about 50 hours to obtain my Private Pilot.
Tach Time: 2864:56
Total Time: 3838:56
In addition to the logbooks, I will include all ADs as well. There is one recurring AD on the front seat that is often just checked at annual.
The transponder is certified current until August 2019 (was certified on August 24, 2017). It has everything for IFR; however, it is not currently certified IFR. You should be able to see the High/Low instrument control over on the right side of the picture under the fuel/oil/temp indicators. The main VOR also comes with the updated NAV/GS updated instrument as shown in the picture of the instrument panel. The second VOR and LORAN has been removed and the weight and balance was recalculated after the removal.
It does come with an integrated Garmin GPSmap 296 as you can see in the picture and one of the VORs was removed to put this unit in. Now the GPSmap 296 worked when I first purchased the plane and for the first 20 hours or so, then it stopped working. It looks like where the coax cable screwed into the back came loose, and I have not gotten it fixed. However, with just a reconnection to the coax cable, it should be operable again.
After having spent the last 50 hours or so flying this airplane towards my Private Pilot, I can say this airplane is great if you are looking for a fun-flying Cessna 172. I actually did complete my Private Pilot checkride with the examiner using this airplane.
This airplane has been hangared the entire time in Texas and has been hangared in Columbus, Nebraska (KOLU) over the entire winter. No known corrosion has been identified.
The only reason I am selling this airplane is because my family and I need the capability of a larger and faster airplane like the Cessna 210.
If I can help answer any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Serious bidders only; $1,000 deposit required within 24 hours of auction close. Full payment must be received within 10 days of auction close.
Have a great week!
On Mar-05-18 at 19:08:08 PST, seller added the following information:
Current date: 2018-03-06