December 7, 2023
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Id: 15793

1973 Reims Rocket FR172J

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Description:

One of Cessna’s best kept secrets, the much sought-after Reims Rocket. Its 210 HP fuel injected engine gives staggering short take-off, climb and short landing performance. Superb lift capacity, decent cruise speed with 5 hours endurance. Factory corrosion proofed and repainted in November 2014.

Airframe: 7349 hours Total Time Since New.

Engine: 1362 hours since major overhaul (March 2007). Fuel injected 210 HP Continental Motor Corporation IO-360-H.

Compressions at April 2023 annual: 74/80, 74/80, 72/80, 75/80, 74/80, 72/80.

Prop MCCAULEY 2A34C209-C/78CCA-2 variable pitch: 116 hours since overhaul by Brinkley Aircraft Services in May 2021 (next overhaul due May 2027).

Just off a fresh 50 hour check. Next annual due 06Apr24.

On a CAMO with Brinkley and maintained by the Aircraft Restoration Company, Duxford.

• King KMA-24 Audio/3LMB.

• Garmin GNC-255 Nav/Com 8.33 kHz VOR/LOC/GS

• Trig TT31 Mode S transponder.

• King KN-62 DME.

• King KR-87 ADF.

• 4 – place intercom.

• Garmin GPS-155XL GPS VOR/LOC

• King KX-155 Nav/Com (not 8.33kHz).

• Factory corrosion proofed.

• New battery June 21.

• New discs and pads April 23.

• New spark plugs April 23.

• New fuel pump November 23.

• Wingtip strobes.

• Fuel steps.

• Dual PTT.

• CHT/EGT.

• Wheel Spats (not currently fitted).

• Static wicks.

• 2-part tow bar.

• Cowling & cockpit cover in near new condition.

• 12V lighter socket

• Always hangared.

£74,750 (No VAT)
email: mike alpha uniform kilo@btconnect.com

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Phone: 07973 851944
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