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1978 Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA // N4695W

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

Rockwell Commander 112TCA Details

Make:

Rockwell International

Model:

Rockwell Commander 112TCA

Year:

1978

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

2024-03-21

Serial No:

13271

Seat:

4

Category:

Standard

Time:

1840

Location:
Description: The Commander 112TCA is celebrated among pilots and aviation enthusiasts for its reliable performance, comfortable interior, and exceptional capabilities. Experience the joy of flying in this remarkable aircraft that combines power, efficiency, and comfort in a single-engine package. This particular example features new paint, interior, and panel upgrades.
Airframe Details
  • Rockwell Commander 112 TCA
  • N4695W
  • S/N 13271
  • TT 1840
Engine Details
  • Lycoming
  • Model TO360-C1A6D
  • S/N L-257-69A
  • Overhaul 11/01
  • SMOH 1400
  • TT 3685
  • Compressions
  1. 74/80
  2. 75/80
  3. 76/80
  4. 74/80
Propeller Details
  • Hartzell
  • Model HC-E2YR-1BF
  • S/N DK2120B
  • Overhaul 6/2012 
  • SMOH 110
  • TT 1840
Avionics Details
  • Clock
  • Airspeed
  • Turn coordinator
  • G5 X2
  • Altimeter
  • Vertical speed
  • Manifold pressure
  • Fuel pressure
  • RPM
  • Localizer
  • Amp meter
  • Volt meter
  • Fuel left gauge
  • Fuel right gauge
  • Oil pressure
  • Oil temp
  • Rudder trim
  • Flaps
  • Engine analyzer EDM 730
  • PS Engineering Audio Panel PMA8000B
  • Garmin 530 WAAS
  • Garmin 430 WAAS
  • Garmin GTX 335
Additional Features
  • Annual 6/23
  • Engine had major service 7/22. Essentially a major overhaul without cylinders. All major engine accessories were replaced on 3/22.
Exterior
Overall white, with red on upper fuselage and wing tips. Silver accent striping and N numbers.
Interior
Light grey with dark grey leather inserts in seating. Panel color is black. The floors are grey carpet. Ceilings and side panels are in light grey.
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com
Registration Number: N4695W
Make: Rockwell International
Model: Rockwell Commander 112TCA
Required Deposit: $3000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: March 21, 2024
End Date: March 28, 2024 12:00 pm
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Exploring the Timeless Elegance of the 1978 Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA

The year 1978 marked a milestone in aviation history with the introduction of the Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA. A testament to Rockwell International’s commitment to excellence, this aircraft has carved its place in the skies, cherished by pilots and enthusiasts alike. In this article, we delve into the rich history, unparalleled features, and upcoming auction details of this iconic aircraft, emphasizing its recent rejuvenation with new paint and interior, setting it apart as a prime example of timeless elegance.

Rockwell International: A Legacy of Innovation

Rockwell International, a renowned name in the aerospace industry, has a rich history dating back to the early 20th century. Established in 1919, the company has been at the forefront of technological advancements, pioneering innovations that have shaped modern aviation. From military aircraft to commercial ventures, Rockwell International has left an indelible mark on the aerospace landscape, with a legacy built on precision engineering and unwavering quality.

The Birth of the Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA

The Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA emerged as a beacon of excellence in the realm of single-engine aircraft. Designed to deliver unparalleled performance and comfort, it quickly garnered praise for its reliability and versatility. With its sleek design and robust construction, the 112TCA became a preferred choice for pilots seeking a blend of efficiency and sophistication.

Unveiling the Features:

Airframe:

The Rockwell Commander 112TCA boasts a sturdy and reliable airframe, designed to withstand the rigors of flight while providing a comfortable and secure environment for passengers and crew alike. With a total time of 1840 hours, this low-time airframe ensures optimal performance and longevity, embodying Rockwell International’s commitment to quality craftsmanship and engineering excellence. Whether embarking on short hops or long-distance journeys, pilots can trust in the durability and resilience of the 112TCA’s airframe, making it a preferred choice among aviation enthusiasts seeking a blend of reliability and comfort.

Avionics:

Equipped with a comprehensive suite of modern avionics, the Rockwell Commander 112TCA sets the standard for safety, precision, and convenience in flight. From Garmin navigation systems to engine analyzer EDM 730, the aircraft boasts a state-of-the-art avionics package that enhances situational awareness and operational efficiency. The updated panel, featuring intuitive controls and advanced instrumentation, empowers pilots to navigate with confidence in all weather conditions, ensuring a smooth and seamless flying experience from takeoff to touchdown.

Engine:

At the heart of the Rockwell Commander 112TCA lies a robust Lycoming TO360-C1A6D engine, renowned for its reliability, efficiency, and performance. Meticulously maintained and serviced, this engine has undergone a major service in 2022, ensuring peak operational condition and longevity. With a total time of 3685 hours and a significant portion dedicated to overhaul and maintenance, pilots can trust in the 112TCA’s engine to deliver consistent power and propulsion, enabling smooth and effortless flights across various missions and environments.

Propeller:

Complementing the formidable performance of the Lycoming engine is a Hartzell propeller, specifically a Model HC-E2YR-1BF. Overhauled in 2012, this propeller boasts a stellar track record of reliability and efficiency, propelling the Rockwell Commander 112TCA with precision and finesse. With a total time of 1840 hours, synchronized with the airframe, the propeller ensures optimal aerodynamic performance and balanced thrust, contributing to the aircraft’s overall stability and maneuverability during flight.

Additional Details:

In addition to its impressive performance capabilities and aesthetic appeal, the Rockwell Commander 112TCA boasts a range of features that enhance its functionality and value. With a recent major engine service in 2022, which essentially amounted to a major overhaul without cylinder replacement, the aircraft stands poised to deliver reliable performance for years to come. Furthermore, all major engine accessories were replaced in 2022, ensuring optimal efficiency and reliability in every flight. Paired with an annual inspection completed in June 2023, this meticulous attention to maintenance underscores the aircraft’s commitment to safety and operational excellence, providing peace of mind to pilots and owners alike.

Exterior:

The exterior of the Rockwell Commander 112TCA captivates onlookers with its timeless design and meticulous attention to detail. Resplendent in an overall white base, the aircraft commands attention with striking red accents adorning the upper fuselage and wingtips, exuding a sense of speed and sophistication. Silver accent striping adds a touch of elegance, while meticulously applied N numbers ensure compliance with regulatory standards. From its sleek lines to its flawless finish, the exterior of the 112TCA epitomizes the epitome of aviation craftsmanship, making it a standout presence on any runway or apron.

Interior:

Step into the spacious and luxurious interior of the Rockwell Commander 112TCA, where comfort and functionality converge in perfect harmony. Meticulously refurbished with new light grey upholstery and dark grey leather inserts, the cabin exudes a sense of modern elegance and refinement. The panel, finished in sleek black, houses a comprehensive array of instruments and controls, providing pilots with intuitive access to critical flight data and systems. Plush grey carpeting adds to the ambiance of luxury, while the ergonomically designed seating ensures maximum comfort during long journeys. With ample headroom and legroom, passengers can relax and enjoy the journey in utmost comfort and style, making every flight a truly memorable experience.

Auction Details:

For aviation enthusiasts and collectors, the opportunity to own a piece of history awaits at the upcoming auction. Scheduled from March 14th to March 21st, this event presents a chance to acquire the 1978 Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA, with a starting bid of $70,000. With a buyer premium of 6% and a deposit requirement of $3000, interested parties can participate in this exclusive opportunity to own a meticulously maintained aircraft with unparalleled charm and performance.

Conclusion:

In conclusion, the 1978 Rockwell Aerocommander 112TCA stands as a shining example of Rockwell International’s commitment to excellence and innovation. With its timeless design, advanced features, and recent refurbishments, it embodies the perfect balance of value and performance. Whether soaring through the skies or gracing the tarmac, this aircraft continues to captivate hearts and minds, leaving an enduring legacy in the annals of aviation history.

Rockwell Commander 112TCA Details

Make:

Rockwell International

Model:

Rockwell Commander 112TCA

Year:

1978

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

2024-03-21

Serial No:

13271

Seat:

4

Category:

Standard

Time:

1840

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