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New Aztec Nacelles Update

Sneak-preview of the fiberglass/composite Aztec nacelles. The project is currently in the STC certification-plan approval stage. This aircraft has not been test-flown as of yet but we fully expect these nacelles to perform on the Aztec in the same manner as our previously approved nacelles perform on the 4-Cylinder Apache models.
 
This particular aircraft  is a turbo model but we also have them for the normally aspirated Aztecs. They are a 2-piece design to replace the stock 6 or 7 piece assemblies. The nacelles can be removed in 3 minutes, reinstalled in 5 minutes due to a 100% camloc attachment system and no need to remove the cowl flap section for normal servicing. They feature lower drag and improved engine cooling, along with an improved induction design. We fully expect that Aztec owners will be flying their aircraft with cowl flaps closed in cruise which alone increases cruise speeds by 5-8 MPH.

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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.

Complete Piper Aztec Overhaul- Paint Application

We are now in the process of  applying the final coats of paint to the Piper Aztec that has been one of our projects for over a year.  The custom paint scheme will be finished within the next few days.

Pre-paint taping

Pre-paint taping

Aztec Start Up Video

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

Attention Piper Pilots!

Visit our new Piper Aircraft discussion forum at http://diamondaire.forumco.com/default.asp . To participate in the forum, please email john@diamondaire.com with your “N”number and he’ll register you and email you your login and password!

Piper Geronimo at S27

Piper Geronimo at S27

S’no Stopping Us at Montana Diamond Aire!

 

Christmas Eve at Montana Diamond Aire

Christmas Eve at Montana Diamond Aire

 

Looking for Piper Apache Vortex Generators,  Fiber-optic back-lit Geronimo instrument panel, 180 Hp Lycoming Engine, Piper conversion enhancements, Piper Instrument Panels, Engine Instrumentation, Piper Apache Enhancement Kits, Piper Apache To Geronimo Conversions, Prop Conversion-Tip Props, Piper Speed Mods, One Piece Speed Slope Windshield, Fiberglass Engine Nose Bowl. Fiberglass Nacelles, 2-1/4″ Dual-Needle STC’D Backlit Gauges, 3-1/8″ Dual Electric STC’D Tachometer?
We got them all at Montana Diamond Aire!  www.diamondaire.com

Custom Interior Upholstery for Piper Apache, Aztec, and Geronimo

Front of seats are all leather.

Front of seats are all leather.

Rear seats are made of durable vinyl.

Rear seats are made of durable vinyl.

Lower panels are made with vinyl while the uppers are constructed of leather.

Lower panels are made with vinyl while the uppers are constructed of leather.

Montana Diamond Aire offers custom leather and durable vinyl interiors. We have several colors to choose from and all upholstery is hand-made and hand-fitted in our Kalispell shop.  Please visit www.diamondaire.com for more pictures.