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5 months 1 week ago #1949

A few weeks ago I got N7432L back in the air after a 2yr 10 month refurbishment.
Still working a few kinks out with the Century 41 autopilot, Garmin G600TXI. I still dont believe that it is flying. I had had enough of the project by the end. I didn't know what I wanted or how to accomplish it at the beginning, and it turned into a huge project. Now I have exactly what I want. What I wanted changed several times during the project, but it only takes money for change orders. Pay and then you get what you want. Overall a great experience, makes me sick to my stomach to see the planes for sale on Controller, ASO, trade a plane, knowing what it would take to bring them up to current equipment standards. Just have Mike Jones do it for you.
Loving it now

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5 months 1 week ago #1950

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5 months 5 days ago #1953

Wow, your cash infusion has certainly been productive. Your Navajo looks great. If I needed a safe, capable twin I would long and hard at the Navajo.
I spent about 9 years resurrecting my 180 Comanche. Now I have an airplane that I know is airworthy, all the important systems have been gone through and refurbed or rebuilt. Now when I take off on a long XC I have faith that my airplane will get me there.
You're going to have a great time with your beautiful Navajo.

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4 months 3 weeks ago #1966

Sweet! What model of Navajo? They are one of my favorite airplanes. Good all-weather airplane, as I can attest first hand, having flown them in Alaska and the Upper Midwest.

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4 months 3 weeks ago #1967

Kristin,
It it a PA-31
Some call it -310
I purchased it from an owner that owned it for forty years.
Now it is my turn to keep her flying.
Love the old bird.

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4 months 3 weeks ago #1968

The baby Navajos are my favorite. Flew a 1976 C model for several years. Loved that plane. Given the wing lockers, you must have a 1972-74 model. Great job of bringing her up to date.

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