See Photos of Piper Aztec Tail Removal

We have posted photos of the Piper Aztec tail removal that was executed last week.

Follow this link to view them.   http://rides.webshots.com/album/574596625CLvpNi?vhost=rides

Videos of Piper Aztec Tail Removal

Removing the tail section using a plasma cutter

Removing the tail section using a plasma cutter

The crew at Diamond Aire separated the tail section from the fuselage on a Piper Aztec.  We have posted videos of the operation on YouTube.  We have many parts in stock for Piper Aztec, Piper Apache and Piper Geronimo.  Please visit www.diamondaire.com for more info.

Aztec Start Up Video

Check out our engine startup test of our current project- complete Aztec overhaul.

Complete Piper Aztec Overhaul

 

Piper Aztec Complete Overhaul and Restoration Before

Piper Aztec Complete Overhaul and Restoration Before

 

The Piper Aztec pictured above is currently undergoing a complete restoration and overhaul.  Upgrades will include a new interior, custom paint job, new engines and nacelles, and instrument panel.  We will be posting the final “after” photos of this project once finished.

At Montana Diamond Aire we not only perform complete Piper Apache to Geronimo conversions but all types of modifications and upgrades for Piper Aztecs and Apaches.  Visit our website for a listing of our fully STC’d modifications www.diamondaire.com or email john@diamondaire.com .

Please note the performance chart below for the Piper Aztec if you are considering a twin-piston aircraft purchase.

 
Performance

Piper Aztec

Take-off Distance, 50-foot obsacle (Ft)

1250

Landing Distance, 50-foot obsacle (Ft)

1250

Gross Weight

5200

Useful Load

2150

Max Payload (Full Fuel)

1286/998

Fuel Capacity

144/192

Range @ 65% Power

950/1350

Cruise Speed @ 65% Power (Kts)

180

Rate of Climb (Sea Level)

1490

Single Engine Rate of Climb (Sea Level)

240

Service Ceiling

21,100

Single Engine Service Cieling

6400

Engine/Horsepower

Lycoming 250 Hp IO-540-C4B5

Total Fuel Burn/Hr

26

Piper Apache and Piper Aztec Instrument Panel Upgrades

Piper Aztec/ Apache Instrument Panel Before Upgrade

Piper Aztec/ Apache Instrument Panel Before Upgrade

 

Piper Aztec/ Apache Instrument Panel After Upgrade

Piper Aztec/ Apache Instrument Panel After Upgrade

Montana Diamond Aire offers new modern instrument panels for Piper Apache, Piper Aztec and Geronimo aircraft.  These panels are designed to accomodate all of today’s high-tech instruments.  Standard and custom configurations are available.  Be sure to ask about our removable glareshields.  Please visit www.diamondaire.com for more info.

Piper Aztec Modifications

 

Piper Aztec with E-Nose Installation
Piper Aztec with E-Nose Installation

Diamond Aire offers quality Piper Aztec aircraft enhancements as well as do-it-yourself kits.  Just a few of our available kits:  E Model Nose Kit, Flap Gap Seal Kit, Custom Instrument Panel Kit, and Wing Tip Kit.  Please visit www.diamondaire.com for more info

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