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1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat // Fresh Paint STOL // N5900J

Auction Start: March 21, 2024
Auction End: March 28, 2024 12:00 pm

CESSNA Details

Make:

150K AEROBAT

Model:

CESSNA

Year:

1970

Auction Start Date:
March 21, 2024
Auction Start Date:

2024-03-21

Serial No:

A1500200

Seat:

2

Category:

Acrobatic

Time:

4567

Location:
Description: AirSpace is honored to represent at auction this extra special 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat. This heavily modified one-of-a-kind aircraft features a 150 HP engine, Texas tail dragger modification, extended tanks, STOL kit, and more.
Airframe Details
  • 1979 Cessna Aerobat A150K
  • N5900J
  • S/N A1500200
  • TT 4567
Engine Details
  • Lycoming O-320-E2D
  • S/N L-48254-27A
  • SNEW 1825
  • 150 HP
  • Installed June 1978
  • Compressions
  1. 65/80
  2. 75/80
  3. 75/80
  4. 74/80
Propeller Details
  • McCauley 
  • Model 1C172
  • Type TM7458
  • S/N A1500200
  • Hub S/N 730847
  • Overhauled 9/86
  • SMOH 85
Avionics Details
  • Airspeed
  • Turn coordinator
  • Artificial horizon
  • Directional gyro
  • Clock
  • Altimeter 
  • Vertical speed
  • RPM
  • Suction gauge
  • Amp meter
  • Fuel gauge X2
  • Fuel pressure
  • Oil pressure
  • Oil temp
  • Stratus transponder
  • Garmin SL40 radio
  • Garmin GNC 420 GPS
  • Garmin GMA 340 audio panel
Additional Features
  • Skylights 
  • Autopilot is inop
  • June 2023 annual
Exterior
Overall white with brown and orange accent striping. The paint is in good condition.
Interior
Orange, tan, and white interior. Seats are in period correct tweed. Interior shows well.
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com
Registration Number: N5900J
Make: 150K AEROBAT
Model: CESSNA
Required Deposit: $2,000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: March 21, 2024
End Date: March 28, 2024 12:00 pm
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Unveiling the Intense Joy of STOL Aviation with the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat

Have we got a STOL for you! 🛩️✈️ This Aerobat is truly one of a kind with a STOL kit it is no longer an acrobatic aircraft but is a nimble and powerful STOL. Primed for small and off airport landings, this is the two seater for a rugged adventurer who also values a vibrant paint scheme. AirSpace proudly presents the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat, a rare gem that’s sure to turn heads in the sky.

A Legacy of Innovation: Cessna’s Storied History

To truly appreciate the significance of the Cessna 150 Aerobat, one must first understand the legacy of its manufacturer, Cessna Aircraft Company. Founded in 1927 by Clyde Cessna, the company quickly rose to prominence, pioneering advancements in aviation technology and democratizing air travel for millions worldwide.

Throughout its illustrious history, Cessna has been synonymous with excellence, producing a myriad of aircraft that have left an indelible mark on the industry. From the iconic Cessna 172 to the groundbreaking Citation series, each aircraft embodies the company’s commitment to quality, safety, and innovation.

Aerobatic Prowess: The 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat

Among Cessna’s illustrious lineup, the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat stands out as a testament to the company’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of flight. Introduced in the late 1960s, the Aerobat variant was specially designed for aerobatic maneuvers, catering to pilots seeking thrills and precision in the skies.

Equipped with a 150 horsepower engine, Texas tail wheel conversion, and long-range tanks, the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat was built for performance. Its Short Takeoff and Landing (STOL) kit further enhances its capabilities, allowing for impressive agility and maneuverability in a variety of conditions.

Fresh Paint: A Testament to Timeless Elegance

One of the defining features of the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat is its fresh paint, which not only enhances its aesthetic appeal but also serves as a testament to its enduring elegance. The overall white exterior, accented with brown and orange striping, exudes a sense of timeless sophistication, while the interior boasts a harmonious blend of orange, tan, and white hues, reminiscent of a bygone era.

Airframe:

The 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat boasts a robust airframe, embodying Cessna’s renowned commitment to durability and safety. Built upon the foundation of a 1979 Cessna Aerobat A150K, this aircraft, registered as N5900J, has accumulated a total time of 4567 hours. Meticulously maintained and upgraded, it stands as a testament to the enduring craftsmanship and reliability for which Cessna is renowned.

Engine:

Powering the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat is a Lycoming O-320-E2D engine, serial number L-48254-27A. With a newly installed engine boasting 150 horsepower, this aircraft promises exhilarating performance and unrivaled reliability. The engine, installed in June 1978, has undergone regular maintenance, with a significant time since new (SNEW) of 1825 hours, ensuring optimal efficiency and longevity for years to come.

Prop:

Complementing the potent engine is a McCauley propeller, model 1C172, type TM7458. With a serial number matching the airframe, this propeller has been meticulously maintained and overhauled in September 1986. With a significant time since overhaul (SMOH) of 85 hours, it ensures smooth and efficient performance, enhancing the aircraft’s aerodynamic capabilities and overall maneuverability.

Avionics:

The avionics suite of the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat is a testament to modern innovation and convenience. Equipped with essential instruments such as airspeed indicator, turn coordinator, artificial horizon, and directional gyro, this aircraft offers unparalleled situational awareness and precision in flight. Additionally, features like the Garmin SL40 radio, Garmin GNC 420 GPS, and Stratus transponder ensure seamless navigation and communication, further enhancing the pilot’s confidence and safety.

Additional Features:

Beyond its impressive performance and avionics suite, the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat boasts a range of additional features that elevate its appeal. From skylights that flood the cabin with natural light to the convenience of dual fuel gauges and fuel pressure indicators, every detail has been meticulously considered to enhance the pilot’s experience. While the autopilot may be inoperative, the aircraft’s reliability and maneuverability more than compensate, offering a thrilling and immersive flying experience.

Interior & Exterior:

Stepping into the cabin of the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat is akin to stepping back in time to an era of timeless elegance and sophistication. The interior, adorned in hues of orange, tan, and white, exudes a sense of warmth and comfort, while period-correct tweed seats evoke a nostalgic charm. Meanwhile, the exterior, finished in an overall white scheme with brown and orange accent striping, epitomizes the aircraft’s classic appeal, commanding attention wherever it goes.

Unveiling the Details: Auction Information

As aviation enthusiasts eagerly await the opportunity to own a piece of history, AirSpace is proud to present the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat at auction. Featuring a meticulously maintained airframe and a wealth of additional features, including a Garmin SL40 radio and Garmin GNC 420 GPS, this one-of-a-kind aircraft represents a rare opportunity for discerning collectors and pilots alike.

Auction Details:

  • Auction Dates: March 21, 2024 – March 28, 2024
  • Starting Bid: $20,000
  • Buyer Premium: 6%
  • Deposit Required: $2,000

Don’t miss your chance to own this extraordinary piece of aviation history. Place your bid and soar to new heights with the timeless elegance of the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat.

Conclusion:

The 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat stands as a beacon of innovation, excellence, and timeless elegance in the world of aviation. With its rich history, innovative features, and upcoming auction, this extraordinary aircraft continues to capture the imagination of pilots and enthusiasts alike, serving as a testament to the enduring legacy of Cessna Aircraft Company and the boundless spirit of flight.

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