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1982 Cheyanne 2XL // Best in Class // N912WC

Auction Start: October 4, 2023
Auction End: October 11, 2023 12:00 pm

Cheyenne 2XL // PA-31R2 Details

Make:

Piper

Model:

Cheyenne 2XL // PA-31R2

Year:

1982

Auction Start Date:
October 4, 2023
Auction Start Date:

2023-10-04

Serial No:

31T-8166023

Seat:

8

Category:

Normal

Time:

3750

Location: Savannah, GA
Description: This is the queen of the Cheyenne 2XL fleet. You will not find a nicer, more well cared for airframe anywhere. The panel has been updated to modern glass cockpit avionics. Will be cruising in luxury with this newly renovated interior. You will be the center of attention on arrival at any airport with the amazing newly painted exterior.
Airframe Details
  • 8 place seating 
  • New paint and interior 2021
  • New avionics 2020
  • Lowest time 2XL in fleet
  • Fresh out of annual
  • Phase 1 and 2 complete
  • All service work by Friend Aircare

 

  • 1982 Piper Cheyenne 2XL  PA-31 T2 
  • S/N 31T-8166023
  • As of 8/31/23 AFTT 3702 TCSN 2069
Engine Details
  • Right PT6A-135 engine 
  • S/N PCE-92398
  • 3750 hours SNEW 
  • As of 8/31/23 SNEW 3702 TCSN 2069 
  •  
  • Left PT6A-135 engine 
  • S/N PCE-92390
  • 3750 hours SNEW
  • As of 8/31/23 SNEW 3702 TCSN 2069
  •  
  • Hot sections due in approximately 900 hours.
  • See digital files for current test, trends, and boroscopes.
Propeller Details
  • Right 
  • Hartzell 3 Blade
  • S/N BUA27382 
  • Model HC-B3TN-3B
  • Overhauled 9/25/03
  • TT3750 hours 
  • TCSN 1993 as of 10/13/22
  •  
  • Left 
  • Hartzell 3 Blade
  • S/N BUA27365
  • Model HC-B3TN-3B
  • Overhauled 9/25/03
  • 3750 hours SNEW
  • TCSN 1993 as of 10/13/22
Avionics Details
  • Garmin panel upgrade in 2020
  • Dual G500 pilot and copilot
  • Dual GTN750
  • Pilot G5
  • WX-10A Legacy weather radar
  • Digital fuel gauge
  • ADSB
  • King DME
  • Legacy autopilot 
Additional Features
  • Tail number stays with the current owner.
  • Regularly scheduled compressor washes.
  • LED lighting
  • Aircraft previously flew under N2577Y and N88B.
  • 8th seat included with purchase, it is not shown in photos.
  • Aircraft is flown with regularity.
  • Fuel Capacity see data sheet in documents
Exterior
New paint 2021 white base with blue, black secondary colors. Finish is a 10 of 10
Interior
New interior 2021 black leather seating with white sidewalls. Desirable 8 place seating configuration. Interior is a 10 of 10
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email: AirCrew@AirSpaceAuctions.com
Registration Number: N912WC
Make: Piper
Model: Cheyenne 2XL // PA-31R2
Required Deposit: $10,000
Buyers Premium: 3%
Start Date: October 4, 2023
End Date: October 11, 2023 12:00 pm
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The Piper Cheyenne 2XL: Setting New Heights in Twin Turbo-Prop Excellence

The aviation world has witnessed the rise of various aircraft over the years, each with its unique history, capabilities, and contributions to the industry. Among these remarkable machines, the Piper Cheyenne 2XL stands as an outstanding example of twin-turbo prop excellence, embodying the spirit of innovation, performance, and luxury. In this comprehensive article, we will delve into the rich history of the Piper Cheyenne 2XL, its various uses, and its prominent place in the Piper Aircraft family. We will also explore the recent avionics upgrade that has transformed this aircraft into a state-of-the-art marvel. Finally, we will provide details about an upcoming auction of a 1982 Cheyenne 2XL that represents the pinnacle of its class.

The Piper Cheyenne 2XL: A Brief History

Piper Aircraft: A Legacy of Excellence

Before we dive into the specifics of the Cheyenne 2XL, it’s essential to understand the context in which this aircraft was born. Piper Aircraft, founded in 1927 by William T. Piper, has a storied history of producing high-quality general aviation aircraft. The company has consistently prioritized innovation, safety, and performance, earning a reputation for building reliable and stylish aircraft that strike a perfect balance between value and capability.

Piper’s lineup has included a wide range of aircraft, from single-engine trainers to powerful twin-engine turboprops. The Cheyenne series, introduced in the 1960s, marked Piper’s venture into the world of twin-turboprop aircraft.

The Piper Cheyenne 2XL: An Exemplar of Excellence

The Piper Cheyenne 2XL, also known as the PA-31R2, is a shining gem in Piper’s illustrious history. This twin-turboprop aircraft was first introduced in 1982, and it has since set new standards for its class. Let’s delve into what makes the Cheyenne 2XL an excellent example of twin-turboprop aviation.

Performance and Power

The Cheyenne 2XL is powered by twin PT6A-135 engines, each delivering robust performance and reliability. With 3750 hours since new, these engines are known for their durability, ensuring that this aircraft will continue to fly for years to come.

Luxurious Interior and Exterior

In 2021, this Cheyenne 2XL received a makeover with a new paint job and interior. The white base with blue and black secondary colors gives it a sleek and modern look, earning it a perfect 10 out of 10 for finish. Inside, black leather seating with white sidewalls adds a touch of luxury, making this aircraft not only a high performer but also a comfortable and stylish ride.

Avionics Upgrade: Taking Flight to the Future

One of the most significant recent advancements in this Cheyenne 2XL is the avionics upgrade. In 2020, the aircraft underwent a transformation, transitioning to a full glass cockpit. The cockpit is now equipped with Dual G500 pilot and copilot displays, Dual GTN750, and a Pilot G5. These state-of-the-art avionics systems enhance safety, navigation, and situational awareness, making it a top choice for pilots seeking modern instrumentation.

Additional avionics features include a WX-10A Legacy weather radar, digital fuel gauge, ADSB, King DME, and a legacy autopilot. These enhancements ensure that the Cheyenne 2XL is equipped for both precision and convenience in its operations.

Upcoming Auction: Your Chance to Own Excellence

If you’ve been dreaming of owning a Piper Cheyenne 2XL, your opportunity has arrived. A 1982 Cheyenne 2XL with the tail number N912WC is set to go up for auction. This aircraft is a true gem, with a low time of 3702 hours AFTT (Airframe Total Time) and engines that have seen only 3750 hours since new. It has been meticulously maintained, with hot sections due in approximately 900 hours.

This auction presents a chance to own a piece of aviation history. With its new paint, interior, and cutting-edge avionics, it represents the pinnacle of twin-turboprop excellence. The auction is scheduled to start on October 4, 2023, and will run until October 11, 2023, at 12:00 pm.

Aircraft Details

  • Make: Piper
  • Model: Cheyenne 2XL // PA-31R2
  • Year: 1982
  • Auction Start Date: October 4, 2023
  • Serial No: 31T-8166023
  • Seat: 8
  • Category: Normal
  • Total Time: 3750
  • Location: Savannah, GA

Aircraft Features

  • 8 place seating configuration
  • New paint and interior in 2021
  • Avionics upgraded in 2020
  • Fresh out of annual inspection
  • Phase 1 and 2 complete
  • All service work by Friend Aircare

Engine Details

  • Right PT6A-135 engine, S/N PCE-92398
  • Left PT6A-135 engine, S/N PCE-92390
  • Hot sections due in approximately 900 hours
  • Detailed test, trends, and boroscopes available in digital files

Propeller Details

  • Right Hartzell 3 Blade, S/N BUA27382, overhauled on 9/25/03
  • Left Hartzell 3 Blade, S/N BUA27365, overhauled on 9/25/03

Avionics Details

  • Garmin panel upgrade in 2020
  • Dual G500 pilot and copilot displays
  • Dual GTN750
  • Pilot G5
  • WX-10A Legacy weather radar
  • Digital fuel gauge
  • ADSB
  • King DME
  • Legacy autopilot

Additional Features

  • Tail number stays with the current owner
  • Regularly scheduled compressor washes
  • LED lighting
  • Aircraft previously flew under N2577Y and N88B
  • 8th seat included with purchase (not shown in photos)
  • Aircraft is flown with regularity
  • Fuel capacity details available in documents

Auction Details

  • Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
  • Contact Email: AirCrew@AirSpaceAuctions.com
  • Registration Number: N912WC
  • Required Deposit: $10,000
  • Buyers Premium: 3%
  • Start Date: October 4, 2023
  • End Date: October 11, 2023, 12:00 pm

In conclusion, N912WC, Piper Cheyenne 2XL is a remarkable aircraft that exemplifies the best in twin-turbo prop class based on condition and features currently on the market. Contact AirSpace for more information about the aircraft and to register to bid on this excellent example of a 2XL with plenty of upgrades and an impeccable maintenance record. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of aviation excellence.

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