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1960 Cessna 150 // Mechanically Strong // N15060

Auction Start: February 7, 2024
Auction End: February 14, 2024 12:00 pm

150 Details

Make:

Cessna

Model:

150

Year:

1960

Auction Start Date:
February 7, 2024
Auction Start Date:

2024-02-07

Serial No:

17941

Seat:

2

Category:

Utility

Time:

4000

Location: Rising Star Texas
Description: This 1960 Cessna 150 was built during the second year of the types production. It was built in the commuter variant This aircraft would be a great affordable trainer or time builder.
Airframe Details
  • 1960 Cessna 150
  • S/N 17941
  • Annual 3/23
  • 4000 TT
Engine Details
  • Continental O-200A
  • S/N 265280R
  • Factory remanufactured engine 
  • TSN 850
  • installed 8/85
Propeller Details
  • Sensenich prop
  • Model 69CK-0-48L
  • Hub serial K1342
  • 4000 TT
Avionics Details
  • Garmin GPS 196
  • Compass
  • Amp meter
  • Air speed
  • Artificial horizon
  • Altitude indicator
  • RPM
  • Clock
  • Inop Carb Temp
  • Suction gauge
  • Vertical speed
  • DG
  • Turn coordinator
  • Narco Com 310 radio
  • Te-359A transponder
  • Fuel quantity X2
  • Outside air temp
  • Oil pressure
  • Oil temp
  • Auvonix tail beacon ADSB out
Additional Features
  • Carb temp Inop
  • Pilot side position light cover missing
  • Tow bar 
  • Air inlet covers
  • Aero step ladder
  • Tail number was changed on 2019, previous tail number was N6541T
  • 6/23 Transponder check completed 
  • Prop logs missing prior to 1999
Exterior
Overall tan with brown and orange stripes. Paint is in poor condition overall.
Interior
Brown Tweed seats, black carpet, white ceiling, tan and brown door panels, interior is free of rips and tears. Overall interior shows well.
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com
Registration Number: N15060
Make: Cessna
Model: 150
Required Deposit: $2000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: February 7, 2024
End Date: February 14, 2024 12:00 pm
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The 1960 Cessna 150: A Testament to Affordable and Reliable Aviation

Get ready to hit the skies with the 1960 Cessna 150 – your perfect partner for efficient time building and economical flying! Boasting a stellar maintenance record, this aircraft is ready to fly right off the bat or primed for a sleek refurbishment. A dash of new paint, and you’ll have a gem in the sky. Ideal for those eager to rack up flight hours without breaking the bank, this Cessna 150 is a smart, cost-effective choice for both aspiring and seasoned pilots.

Cessna’s Journey in Aviation

Since its founding in 1927 by Clyde Cessna, the Cessna Aircraft Company has become a staple in aviation history. Known for its dependable and innovative designs, Cessna has profoundly influenced general aviation. This section gives a succinct overview of the company’s development, highlighting its commitment to crafting iconic aircraft.

The Emergence of the Cessna 150

Launched in 1958, the Cessna 150 quickly became a significant player in aviation. The 1960 model, especially serial number 17941, exemplifies Cessna’s sturdy build and lasting design. This part explores the unique attributes of the 1960 Cessna 150 and its role in making aviation accessible.

The Affordable Cessna 150

The Cessna 150’s popularity largely stems from its affordability and economical operation. Ideal for training or leisure flying, it’s a favorite among flight schools and hobbyists. This section discusses how its cost-effectiveness extends beyond purchase, making it a go-to for budget-conscious pilots.

Technical Details and Features

Engine:

The heart of the 1960 Cessna 150 is the Continental O-200A engine, serial number 265280R. Installed in August 1985, this zero-time, factory-remanufactured engine has a TSN of 850 hours, highlighting the aircraft’s reliability and maintenance history.

Avionics:

The Cessna 150 is equipped for safe, efficient flying with a Garmin GPS 196, various flight instruments, Narco Com 310 radio, Te-359A transponder, and Auvonix Tail Beacon ADSB out, ensuring up-to-date communication and navigation.

Interior:

The cabin features durable brown tweed seats and black carpet, with a white ceiling and tasteful door panels. Despite its age, the interior remains in excellent condition.

Exterior:

The tan exterior with brown and orange stripes shows wear but maintains structural integrity. This part focuses on the external appearance, highlighting restoration potential and the aircraft’s lasting resilience.

Auction Preview

This section ties together the technical specifications and features, offering a comprehensive view of the 1960 Cessna 150. It’s a chance for potential buyers and enthusiasts to appreciate the aircraft’s historical and technical significance.

Conclusion: The Legacy Continues

The 1960 Cessna 150 is a testament to Cessna’s dedication to creating dependable, cost-effective aircraft. This conclusion recaps the historical context, technical details, and auction anticipation, emphasizing the Cessna 150’s ongoing appeal. As we look forward, the Cessna 150 remains a symbol of the enduring spirit of aviation.

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