Cessna 172E U.S.Army T-41B Mescalero

Cessna 172E U.S.Army T-41B Mescalero



N88779 A 1967 Cessna T-41B Mescalero for sale by Kraemer Aviation on the Flymall.

The Kraemer Aviation team has not seen or inspected this aircraft.

Base at Boire Field Airport KASH
New Hampshire

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N88779 won the "Best Liaison Warbird" award at AirVenture in 1988 and 1990.
N88779 also won a Craftsmanship award presented by Snap-On Tool Corporation for originality and detail work for restoring the aircraft back to its original military specifications.

Cessna delivered this aircraft to the United States Army in 1967 at Fort Benning, Georgia where it served as a trainer and jump plane until 1972. It was then mothballed or put in storage until 1973. In 1973 the Nebraska Civil Defense Agency acquired the aircraft and operated it until 1985. A Madison, Wisconsin pilot purchased the aircraft in 1985 and restored it to original military specs and assistance from the Pima Air and Space Museum in Pima, Arizona and the Army Aviation Museum in Fort Rucker, Alabama. The aircraft changed ownership once again before the current owner purchased it.

It is the responsibility of the buyer to verify that all equipment is working to their satisfaction. The listing of avionics or other equipment does not necessarily mean that the equipment is working. Kraemer Aviation, Flymall.org, or the broker does not perform any inspections or operational test to any aircraft, avionics, or other equipment prior to listing the aircraft for sale. All aircraft are sold as is, where is.
Equipment Specifications
Model172 E T-41B Mescalero
Serial NumberR1720132
Registration NumberN88779
LocationNew Hampshire KASH
Total Time4,135.48
Number of Seats4
Detailed Information
Detailed Description
The Cessna T-41 Mescalero is a military version of the popular Cessna 172, operated by the United States Air Force and Army, as well as the armed forces of various other countries as a pilot training aircraft.
In April 2016 there was a prop strike while taxiing. An engine overhaul was completed after the prop strike.

The aircraft last flew on September 16 2018.

The aircraft is currently stored in a hangar.
Engine Specs
05/2018-IO-360-D Engine has been overhauled to manufacturers new parts by Unlimited Aero Engines

The engine has a new crankshaft, new camshaft, and new connecting rods

05/2018-IO-360-D Engine on test dynamometer for 5 hours by Unlimited Aero Engines
Total hours to date on overhauled IO-360-D engine - 8 hours
Overhauled Prop and Governor at New England Propeller - 8 hours
TKM MX 300 Navigation/Com
AN/ARN-83 ADF Receiver
BEI-90IC Emergency Transceiver
C1611D/AIC Inter phone pilot station with headset
C1611D/AIC Inter phone Co-pilot station with headset
C1611/AIC Interphone Rear Seat station with headset
Terra TRT 250 D 250 Transponder
Terra TX760 D Comm Transceiver
Bendix/King GPS KLN-35A

See pictures for additional avionics and other equipment installed in the aircraft.
Additional Equipment
JPI- Engine Data Management EDM-730
Terra AT-3000 Mode C Altitude Encoder
On 07/01/2005 A Drift Finder Smoke System was installed under a FAA 337
Year Painted
Overall white and gloss Army olive drab with high visibility orange
Olive drab fabric military canvas
Inspection Status
Last annual was May 2018
Maintenance History
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