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VERY low time T-34A. This very well may be the LOWEST time T-34A flying today. New GARMIN Avionics. New IO-470-N with Ly-Con Balance and Port Flow Treatment Providing Higher Performance. New Paint and Graphics in Marine Corps Trim. New Smoke System Installed by T-34 expert, Dave Miller of Benton Air Center, Redding, CA. Standard Airworthiness Certificate - Aerobatic (not Experimental / Exhibition). A great example of the Venerable T-34!!
Avionics / Equipment
GARMIN GNX-375 Touchscreen WAAS GPS w/ ADS-B 'In' and 'Out' Transponder
GARMIN GNC-255 10w NAV/COM w/ internal VOR/LOC Converter
GARMIN G5 Electronic Flight Instruments Dual DG/HSI and Attitude Indicator Installed in
Forward Panel, Single Attitude Indicator in Aft Panel
JPI EDM 730 Engine Data Management System w/ EGT, CHT, Oil Temp, & FF
S-TEC 60-2 Auto Pilot with Pitch Trim
PS Eng PAR200A Digital Audio Selector Panel w/ Hi-Fi Stereo Intercom System
EBC 406AF 406mhz ELT
This Mentor is probably among the lowest time, if not THE lowest time T-34A flying today. Fuji Industries Built under Beech License in 1958 and flown as part of the Philippine Air Force, 100th Training Wing, this airframe has only 848.0 Civilian hours since 1971. This T-34 sat in Storage for many years after being imported to the US in 1985. Shortly after a complete restoration in 2008-9, this aircraft was purchased by Tornado Alley Turbo / GAMI in Ada, Oklahoma where it received its US Standard Airworthiness Certificate (Acrobatic Category) in 2010. This Airframe was the first T-34 to receive GAMI's / T-34 Spar Corp's ALEC Cable AMOC for the wing spar AD. New Engine and Prop in 2019 (See Performance Notes Below). Complete exterior repaint in 2019. New Avionics panel installed in 2020.
Logs, FAA Documents and Historical Information Available In PDF / Electronic Format Upon Request.
Engines / Mods / Prop
Continental IO-470-N12B S/N: 1036091 260HP 1700hr / 12yr TBO
Factory Continental Rebuild '0' Time Engine. This Engine was sent directly to Ly-Con in Visalia, CA for their Cylinder Port Flow and Balance prior to installation on 1/4/2019 by Benton Air Center, Redding, CA
Engine was Dyno tested after reassembly by Ly-Con. The Following numbers are from the Dyno Run Results available in PDF format:
292.9 HP @ 2648 RPM
Compressions at Last Annual (11/1/2022): 1-72/80, 2-74/80, 3-73/80, 4-74/80, 5-77/80, 6-72/80
Hartzell BHC-L2YF-4BF S/N: EK136E 2-Blade, Constant Speed 2000hr / 72mo. TBO
Overhauled by Stockton Propeller, Inc., Stockton, CA on 10/16/2018
Propeller and newly overhauled Woodward Propeller Governor (P/N: B210688N) Installed in conjunction with new engine install on 1/4/2019 by Benton Air Center, Redding, CA
AD 2001-23-08 w/ 150hr Recurring Inspection
Interior / Exterior
Exterior Paint Condition Rating: 9/10
Complete Exterior Aircraft Strip and Repaint Performed by Cascade Custom and Design, Bend, OR (https://ccdpaint.com) using AkzoNobel AlumiGrip 4200 Series Paint System on 10/2019.
Interior Condition Rating: 8/10
All Interior Panels painted in Bright Light Gray Gloss. Seat Cushions in Factory Black with 4-Point Seat Belt Harnesses.
Canopies and Windscreen in Good Condition
Overhauled Flap Motor Installed 10/30/2019
Overhauled Landing Gear Motor Installed 10/30/2019
Concorde RG-25XC Battery Installation (2ea) per STC
Blackwell Aviation, Inc. Battery Hold Down Fixture
50 Amp Alternator Installation per STC
Vacuum System Removed
LED Landing Lights (Nose and Wings)
Annual Inspection Next Due 9/30/2023
91.413 Transponder Certification next Due 10/30/2024
91.407 ELT Inspection Next Due 9/30/2023
ELT Battery Replacement Next Due 2/2025
AD 2007-08-08 Up Lock Roller Inspection and Lubrication Next Due 945.4
AD 89-05-02 Elevator Attach Fitting Inspection Next Due 945.4
AD 2007-06-01R1 via TSC 3506 Rev. C Horizontal Stabilizer Spars Eddy Current Inspection Procedure Next Due 996.7 (500hr Repetitive)
T-34 Spar Corporation 300hr / 3yr ALEC Cable retention and retorque Next Due 5/2024 or 1126.0hrs, whichever occurs first.
All Systems Functioning and Specifications Listed Above are Subject to Verification by Purchaser's Inspection.
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