1978 Piper LANCE

N47711
OFF MARKET
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This ’78 Piper Lance w/ 5,992 TTAF & 435 SMOH has no damage history.  This aircraft features an Aspen EFD-1000 Pro EFIS PFD, Garmin GTX-345 Transponder w/ ADS-B In & Out, Garmin GNS-430W IFR GPS coupled to EFIS HSI, Garmin 340 Audio Panel, Dual Glideslopes, Airgizmo Panel Mounted Garmin 796 Touchscreen GPS, WX-500 Stormscope, Piper Altimatic IIIc, 3-Blade Prop, LoPresti Mods, and a JPI-800 Digital Engine Analyzer w/ Digital Fuel Flow, With great cosmetics and modern equipment this airplane is a great 6-seater option.

Airframe

6,012 hours Total Time Since New

Engine

455 hrs since Complete Major Overhaul on Lycoming 300-Horsepower Engine & All Accessories (April 2013)
Make & Model: Lycoming IO-540-K1G5D Six-Cylinder Fuel-Injected Engine / Serial # L-17922-48A

Prop Specs

1843 hours since New Prop on Hartzell Constant-Speed 3-Blade Prop (STC # SA1791GL)
692 hours since Prop disassembled, cleaned, inspected and re-sealed by Mid America Propeller, Inc. (FAA CRS # M3PR527J)
Make: Hartzell / Model: HC-C3YR-1RF / Serial # DY4452A

Modifications/Conversions

Hartzell STC’d 3-Blade Prop & Polished Spinner (STC # SA1719GL)
LoPresti Speed Merchant PA32 Wingtips w/ Wingtip Mounted Landing Lights (STC # SA01038AT)
JPI EDM-800 Digital Graphic Engine Analyzer w/Digital Fuel Flow, EGT’s, CHT’s & Oil Temp probe (STC # SA2586NM)
Precise Flight ‘SVS III’ Standby Vacuum System (STC # SE1799NM & SA2167NM)

Avionics

Garmin GMA-340 Audio Panel w/ #-Light Marker Beacons & Voice Activated Stereo Intercom System
Garmin GNS-430W WAAS-IFR-Approach-Certified GPS-Com w/ VOR/LOC/ & Glideslope (coupled to Aspen EFIS HSI)
Aspen EFD 1000 Pro EFIS Artificial Horizon and EFIS HSI
King KX-170B 720 Ch. Nav-Com w/ VOR/LOC & 2nd Glideslope
Garmin Aera 796 Large Touchscreen GPS w/ Color Moving Map & XM Weather Antenna, mounted in AirGizmo Angled Panel Dock
BFG WX-500 Stormscope (interfaced to Garmin GNS-430 screen & Sandel 3308 HSI screen)
Garmin GTX-345 Digital Transponder w/ ADS-B In & Out King
Piper (Century) Altimatic IIIc Autopilot with HDG & Nav modes, Pitch mode, Altitude Hold, & Glideslope Coupling (currently inop)

Additional Equipment

Hartzell STC’d 3-Blade Prop & Polished Spinner (STC # SA1719GL)
LoPresti Speed Merchant PA32 Wingtips w/ Wingtip Mounted Landing Lights (STC # SA01038AT)
JPI EDM-800 Digital Graphic Engine Analyzer w/Digital Fuel Flow, EGT’s, CHT’s & Oil Temp probe (STC # SA2586NM)
Precise Flight ‘SVS III’ Standby Vacuum System (STC # SE1799NM & SA2167NM)
Premier Ultra-Leather Interior with Super Soundproofing
Custom Aluminum Instrument Panel
Bogert Aviation STC’d #1 Gauge Copper Battery, Starter, Solenoid & Ground Cables (STC # SA3531NM)
Fuel Capacity – 92 Gallons
Electric Pitch Trim
Rudder Trim
Engine Oil Filter (CH48103-1)
Polished Prop Spinner
Astro-tech LC-2P Digital Chronometer in center of Pilot’s Yoke
‘Low Vacuum’ Warning Light
‘Low Voltage’ Warning Light
‘Glideslope Coupled’ Indicator Light
‘Stall Warning’ Light
Avionics Master Switch
Pilot’s Yoke-mounted ‘Autopilot Interrupt’ & Push-to-Talk Switches
Co-Pilot’s Push-to-Talk Switch
Overhead Ventilation System with Blower Fan
Pilot’s side Wing Window
Pilot & CoPilot Shoulder Harnesses
XM & iPod Input Jack
Sandel 3308 & EDM-800 Data Ports
Tinted Sunvisors
12V Power Port (Cigarette Lighter)
Brackett Air Filter (BA-3)
Hobbs Meter
ELT Battery next due in 2027
Extended Aft Baggage Door
Forward Cargo Compartment behind the firewall
Custom Canvas Canopy Cover
Useful Load = 1,403.3 lbs !

Recent Maintenance

Aspen EFD 1000 PFD installed in August 2017 (STC # SA10822SC)
Garmin GTX-345 Transponder installed & GNS-430 upgraded to GNS-430W in July 2017
New Main Landing Gear Hoses, Brake Hoses, & Oil Cooler Hoses in June 2017
New Spark Plugs and New R & L Hand Aft Engine Baffles in June 2017
New Pilot & Co-Pilot Sunvisors in May 2017
New Bottom Com Antenna, Comant CI-222, in Dec 2015, P/N 1100412
New Gill RG-35AXC Main Battery & New Rapco 215CC Vacuum Pump in Oct 2015
New Rapco Brake Discs P/N RA164-21600 and New Brake Linings P/N RA066—6200 in Aug 2015
Fuel Pressure Gauge recertified by Texas Aircraft Instruments in July 2014
Fresh Overhauled Landing Gear Hydraulic Pump P/N HYC5005 installed in May 2014
Right Main Gear Actuator Seals replaced with new parts in October 2013
Oil Pressure Gauge recertified by Texas Aircraft Instruments in July 2013
Engine Mount removed at time of engine overhaul, cleaned, inspected, primed & painted in April 2013
New Oil Pressure Relief Valve & Spring installed in April 2013
Alternate Air Cable replaced with new cable P/N 554-051 in Oct 2012
New Sky-Tec Starter installed in March 2012
New Right Main Gear Retract Hose P/N 111417-4S-0160 installed in Aug 2012
New Ameri-King AK-450 ELT installed in June 2011

Exterior

Base: Matterhorn White (570-535) over April Green Metallic (10620).
Accent striping: Las Vegas Gold (10494)
Professionally stripped, epoxy primed & painted by Av Source Aircraft Refinishing in April 2000.
Rated – 6+ to 7.
Year Painted: 2000

Interior

Light Beige ‘Ultraleather’ seat upholstery
Matching Light Beige side panels with Beige patterned fabric inserts
Light Beige interior window trim
Off-White headliner
Light Beige overhead ventilation console.
Dark ‘Mocha’ Brown carpeting.
Rated 7+ to 8.
Year Interior: 2000

Inspection Status

Annual Inspection next due: July 1, 2019
All Logs Complete Since New.
No Damage History.
IFR Pitot/Static/Altimeter/Transponder Certification next due: July 1, 2019

Model Series:piper PA-32
Fuel Efficiency (mpg US):10.63
Per Seat Efficiency:63.78
Seating Options:1+5
Wing Loading lb/sq ft:20.6
Power Loading lb/hp:12
External Length (FT):28.3
External Height (FT):9.5
External Span (FT):32.8
Internal Length (Overall/Net Height):125 IN
Internal Width (Max/Floor):49 IN
Internal Height:49 IN
Baggage Area 1 Cubic Feet / Lbs:7 cu ft / 100 lbs
Baggage Area 2 Cubic Feet / Lbs:17.3 cu ft / 100 lbs
Engine:Lycoming IO-540-K1G5D
Horsepower:300
Engine(s) TBO (hrs):1800
Max Ramp Weight (LBS):3615
Max Takeoff Weight (LBS):3600
Max Landing Weight (LBS):3600
Empty Weight-BOW (LBS):1968
Useful Load (LBS):1632
Max Fuel (LBS):588
Max Fuel (Gallons):98
Avail Payload Max Fuel (LBS):1044
TO Distance (SL @ ISA) FT:1450
Landing Distance (FT):880
Certificated Ceiling:16200
LRC KTAS:138
LRC Fuel Burn (In gph):11.9
Aircraft Broker:DHAircraftSales
Aircraft Category:Airplane
Class:Single-Engine Land
Propulsion Type:Piston
Make:Piper
Model:LANCE
Total Time:6012
Range (NM):870
Seats (Including Crew):6
High Speed Cruise (KTAS):157
HSC Fuel Burn (In GPH):17
Year:1978
Tail Number:N47711
Serial Number:32R788001
Aircraft Location:Oklahoma
Engine 1 SMOH:455
Painted Year:2000
Interior Replaced Year:2000
Condition:Excellent
Flight Rule Approval:IFR
Sale Type:Sale

Fuel Efficiency Rating

  • MPG: 10.63
  • MPG Per Seat: 63.78

Actual rating will vary based on flight conditions, aircraft features, and pilot operation. Values are for informational purposes only and as such are not intended for navigation or flight planning. Please consult the POH for actual values.

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