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1974 Cessna 172M // Recent Restoration // N9643V

Auction Start: December 3, 2023
Auction End: January 10, 2024 12:00 pm

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Location: Georgetown Texas
Description: This 1974 Cessna 172M has been recently restored to its original glory. Well cared for and hangar kept N9643V is a classic and better than new. You will be the center of attention on any ramp or fly-in.
Airframe Details
  • N9643V
  • Cessna 172M
  • S/N 17264423
  • TT 4150
Engine Details
  • Lycoming O-320-E2D
  • S/N L-40390-27A
  • 150 HP
  • Compressions 1-74/80 2-76/80 3-76-80 4-74/80
  • 11/07 overhauled engine installed by Barrett Precision Engines
  • TSMOH 200
Propeller Details
  • McCauley
  • Hub design 1C160/DTM
  • S/N 725122
  • Pitch 53”
  • Diameter 75”
  • TT 4150
Avionics Details
  • Airspeed indicator
  • Turn coordinator
  • Clock
  • Artificial horizon
  • DG
  • Altitude
  • Vertical speed
  • RPM
  • ILS and glide slope
  • ILS
  • King KMA20TSO audio panel
  • 2X KX170B Nav Comm
  • Fuel gauges
  • Oil pressure
  • Oil temp
  • Amp meter
  • King KT-76A transponder
  • A30.3 encoder
  • Uavionics SkyBeacon ADSB out
Additional Features
  • Plane has always been based in Texas
  • No flight school use
  • ELT battery good till 6/24
  • New clock
  • New rear windows
  • New transponder antennas and cables
  • To much new to list all.
January 2023 New Paint Burnt orange top, black accent strip, with white bottom
June 2023 Burgundy leather seats and side panels with white accents
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email:
Registration Number: N9643V
Make: Cessna
Model: 172M
Required Deposit: $3000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: December 3, 2023
End Date: January 10, 2024 12:00 pm
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Title: Rediscovering Excellence: The 1974 Cessna 172M N9643V – A Classic Beauty Takes Flight

In the vast tapestry of aviation history, certain aircraft emerge as timeless classics, etching their mark on the skies. Among them, the Cessna 172M holds a special place – a versatile and reliable workhorse, prized by flight schools, students and relied on by all aviators. The long line of 172’s has not only withstood the test of time but continues to capture the hearts of aviation enthusiasts. Let’s embark on a journey through the history, uses, and recent restoration of the 1974 Cessna 172M, with a spotlight on the beautifully restored N9643V. This classic beauty, with its quality upholstery and fresh paint in a burnt umber, stands as a beacon of Cessna’s timeless stature as the world’s default time builder, offering a perfect blend of style and performance.

1. History of the 1974 Cessna 172M:

Born out of the post-war boom in private aviation, the 172M emerged as a variant that exemplified accessibility and reliability. This airframe became synonymous with training pilots and recreational flying, establishing a legacy that endures to this day. As a testament to its durability, the 172M has not only stood the test of time but has become a benchmark in the general aviation community.

2. Recent Restoration of N9643V:


– Serial Number: 17264423

– Total Time: 4150 hours

In the recent restoration of N9643V, The interior and exterior has been refurbished as well as the avionics have been updated with refurbished to new equipment. This is a classic masterpiece. The exterior, adorned with a burnt orange striping over a white base with black accent strip. The aesthetic is a wing wag to its classic roots with a warm and timeless take both in style and color. The interior, featuring burgundy leather seats and side panels with white accents, complements the exterior’s elegance. The avionics have been equally updated to refurbished equipment while keeping the classic look and feel of the original aircraft.

Key Restoration Highlights:

New Paint (January 2023):

The aircraft boasts a fresh coat of paint, not merely as a cosmetic enhancement but as a restoration to its original glory. The burnt orange hue, paired with black accents and a white base, not only exudes a classic vibe but also protects the airframe for years to come.

New Interior (June 2023):

The interior has undergone a transformation with burgundy leather seats and side panels, creating a luxurious and comfortable environment. This excellent attention to detail ensures that every journey in N9643V is not just a flight but an experience.

Refurbished Instruments:

The aircraft’s instruments have been given a new lease on life through meticulous refurbishment, ensuring optimal functionality and reliability.

No Damage History:

N9643V presents a clean slate, free from any significant damage throughout its impressive history, making it a reliable and trustworthy companion for future adventures.

3. Engine:

At the heart of N9643V lies its Lycoming O-320-E2D engine, a powerhouse boasting 150 horsepower. This engine, overhauled by Barrett Precision Engines in November 2007, has undergone meticulous care to maintain its peak performance.

4. Propeller:

Complementing the engine is the McCauley propeller, with a hub design of 1C160/DTM and a pitch of 53 inches, providing a balanced and efficient propulsion system.

5. Avionics:

Equipped with a range of avionics, N9643V ensures a safe and reliable flying experience. From essential instruments such as airspeed indicator, turn coordinator, clock, artificial horizon, DG, altitude, vertical speed, RPM, ILS, and glide slope to advanced features like the King KMA20TSO audio panel, 2X KX170B Nav Comm, fuel gauges, oil pressure, oil temp, amp meter, King KT-76A transponder, and a Uavionics SkyBeacon ADSB out – this aircraft is a testament to Cessna’s commitment to technological excellence.

6. Additional Features:

Additional features such as the recently installed rear windows, new transponder antennas and cables, and a new clock further enhance the aircraft’s overall appeal, ensuring that N9643V is not just a vintage beauty but a modern marvel in the skies.

7 Auction Information:

For those captivated by the allure of N9643V, an exciting opportunity awaits. The aircraft is set to go up for auction, marking a chance for a discerning aviation enthusiast or a seasoned pilot to own a piece of history. The marketing dates are from November 27, 2023, to January 2, 2024, and the auction itself will take place from January 3 to January 10, 2024. The minimum bid for this classic beauty is set at $75,000, with a buyer premium of 6%, and a deposit of $3,000 is required.

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The 1974 Cessna 172M N9643V stands as a beacon of aviation excellence, a living testament to Cessna’s legacy of producing aircraft that combine style, reliability, and performance. Whether you’re a seasoned pilot with a penchant for vintage aircraft or an aviation enthusiast dreaming of taking to the skies, N9643V offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of aviation history. As the auction approaches, anticipation builds for the fortunate individual who will soon call N9643V their own, taking flight in a symbol of enduring excellence that transcends the boundaries of time.

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