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New Aztec Nacelles In final Approval Process

New Aztec Nacelles- In final approval process. This variation covers the hundreds of PA23-250 Aztec Models which are equipped with the factory-installed  or aftermarket Air-Research Turbo-Charging Systems.  Nacelle kits will be available for all Aztec models.  Call or email John Talmage at Montana Diamond Aire for more info. 

Montana Diamond Aire New Aztec Nacelles

 

Montana Diamond Aire New Aztec Nacelles

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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

Our New Website

Our Updated Website

Our Updated Website

 

We have given our website a new look!  The updated site is now viewable in all browsers.  www.diamondaire.com

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

One Piece Windshield Kits

Acrylic windshield before heat treating.

Acrylic windshield before heat treating.

Custom made heat intensive molding oven makes acrylic pilable for shaping.

Custom made heat intensive molding oven makes acrylic pliable for shaping.

 

Exclusive Piper-approved form molds heated acrylic in to a one-piece speedslope windshield.

Exclusive Piper-approved form molds heated acrylic in to a one-piece speedslope windshield.

Finished windshield cooling on felt-covered stand.

Finished windshield cooling on felt-covered stand.

Acrylic sheets for cabin windows.

Acrylic sheets for cabin windows.

Diamond Aire carefully fabricates one-piece speedslope windshields and cabin window panels on site.  We always have windshields and windows in stock for Piper Aztec, Piper Apache, and Piper Geronimo.   Please visit www.diamondaire.com for pricing and info.

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 Geronimo Instrument Panels

Piper Geronimo Instrument Panel Daytime View

Piper Geronimo Instrument Panel Daytime View

  John Talmage at Montana Diamond Aire has designed this fiber-optic back-lit Geronimo instrument panel.  This fiber-optic lit panel with back-lit guages is also available for Piper Aztec, Piper Apache, and Piper Apache to Geronimo conversions.  Fiber-optic lit panels are not included with standard Piper Aztec and Piper Apache enhancements kits as of yet.  Please visit www.diamondaire.com for more info.

Back-lit guages on Geronimo instrument panel nighttime view
Back-lit guages on Geronimo instrument panel nighttime view