||Immaculate, fully-restored M20E with modern IFR avionics.
150kt cruise on 34 litres/hr (9 usg). 333 litre fuel capacity (88 usg).
The aircraft was meticulously restored in 2012/2013 in the USA, and has been further improved since.
Airplane time state
||Engine Lycoming IO-360-1A1 - 200hp. TT: 3120 SMOH: 1120
Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF prop. TSOH: 170
New prop hub in 2015 (no eddy current inspection needed). New prop governor in 2012.
Many new parts in last 250 hours:
- Fuel pumps (engine driven and electric)
- Oil pump
- Alternator + voltage regulator (replacing old generator)
- Vacuum pump
- Oil cooler
- All engine hoses
- All engine baffles
- Throttle and prop controls
- Starter motor
- Engine isolation mounts
- Landing gear overhauled. New shock links and rubber shock "biscuits" fitted
- New servo for retractable step
Compressions 75 78 79 79 at last annual (06/2019)
||Immaculate. Fully restored to "better than new" condition.
- New custom-built panel
- Refurbished seats with 'Oregon Aero' foam and high-quality imitation suede fabric.
- New carpets
- New interior panels and headliner
- All windows in excellent condition
||Excellent condition. Always hangared. Only 400 hours flown since new paint. Aircraft has always been treated with ACF50, and is free of any corrosion.
Garmin GNS530 Nav/Com/GPS (8.33)
Garmin GNS430 Nav/Com/GPS (8.33)
Garmin GTX330D mode S transponder
Garmin GMA340 audio panel
JPI EDM 930 engine monitor
(ADF - currently U/S)
There is a wing leveler, vacuum powered and driven by a rate of turn gyro. All components are in good condition, but the system is not connected. It could be made operational quite easily (but I was waiting for a digital autopiilot!)
||- Long range fuel tanks fitted in 2012. 88 usg total capacity gives 9 hours endurance with reserves @150kt or 14 hours @120kt.
- Standby vacuum system.
- Mooney 201 windscreen
- Cowl closure modification - Strobes
||European VAT paid in 2013.
Fuel tanks re-sealed in 2013.
Maintained by FAA A&P/IA in UK since 2013.
No damage history. All logbooks since new. Full FAA documentation for all modifications
I flew this aircraft from the United States to France after restoration. It is an amazing travelling machine - fast, economic, comfortable. reliable and with excellent short field capability.