1962 Aero Commander 500-A

For sale a 1962 Aero Commander 500-A. This Aero Commander 500 Shrike is a light-twin turbocharged piston work horse aircraft. The Shrike is popular with pilots, because it was extremely “pilot friendly” and with its 320 hp turbocharged engines performance and safety is perfect for business, family, and part 135 contract work. A good number of 500 Shrikes are still operated on contracts for cargo and fire control applications, as their piston engines offer good fuel specifics at low altitudes and longer loiter times. 8,182 TT, 1327 SMOH Both Engines, 409 SPOH Both Props, Garmin GNS 530, Garmin GTX 335G. 7400 Gross Weight STC, 216 Gallons useable, Oxygen, A/C. Complete Logs. Selling Price $250,000

$250,000.00

Product Details

Registration Number:       N471D

Serial Number:                500A-1240-70

Year:                               1962

Manufacturer:                 Aero Commander

Model:                             500A

Location:                         Fort Benton, MT

Condition:                       Used

Flight Rules:                   VFR/IFR

Number of Seats:            6

Airframe:

Total Time Air Frame:      8182.5 Hrs.(Annual 3/14/22)

Engine Specifications:

Model:                              IO-550-E MC(1700 TBO) - 320 BHP/Continuous

Time:                               1327 Hrs.SMOH-2014 (Merlyn Turbocharger System)

Prop:

Model:                               Hartzell -PHC-C3YF-2UF

Time:                                 409 Hrs. TSOH (2/19)

Avionics/Radios: 

PFD/MFD:                         Garmin GNS 530

GPS:                                 Portable Garmin 796

Nav/Comm Radios:           #1: Garmin GTN 750
#2: King KX-155 Selector Switch

Audio Panel:                      PS Engineering PMA 450 Bluetooth

Aux Com 2:                        King KY-196A

Transponder:                     Garmin GTX 335G - ADSB out

Engine Monitor:                 JPI EDM 760

Traffic:                                L-3 Skywatch 899 Traffic Avoidance

AFF:                                  Skyconnect Automatic Flight Following

Auto Pilot:                          Century III

FM1:                                  NAT 136D

FM2:                                  NAT 136D

AUX FM:                           Wired for handheld hookup FM/3rd                                           NAT 136D

Exterior:
Colors: White with Dark Grey and Red striping
7+/10 Condition. Repainted 2007
Interior:
Colors: Light Grey and Dark Grey
7+/10 Condition

Additional Equipment:

New Plane Power ALT FLX 150 amp Alternators 4/21

New Plane Power Voltage Regulators 4/21

Brackett Air Filters

Cleveland Conversion Wheel and Brake Assembly Kits

Precise Flight Pulselite Landing/Taxi/Recognition Light System

USB Charging Port

Shadin Fuel Flow DIGIFLO

Lonestar Avionics Cooling Fan

LP Plastics Inc Windshield 2018

Airwolf Air/Oil Separator

70 Gallon Fuel Increase

Westach K33X Dual CHT Gauge

Winglet Wing Tips

Tinted Passenger Windows

Enviro Systems Air Conditioning

Gross Weight STC 7400 Lbs.

 

Recent Maintenance:

Flap system cables replaced 3/22

RT DG and all vacuum lines and filter replaced 3/22

Master Switch Replaced 3/22

New Plane Power ALT FLX 150 amp Alternators 4/21

New Plane Power Voltage Regulators 4/21

Wing Spar Dye Checked 2021

HIS slaving amplifier Century Flight Systems

Both Engine Nacelle Belly Skins replaced with new sheet metal 2/19

New Battery installed 2/19

IO-550-E MC (1700 TBO) – O/H 2014

Part 135 Ticket for 22 years

Converted to Turbo 2007

Current owner since 2000

New Rudder – Hangar Rash

Inspection Status:

Annual Inspection Due:            3/31/2023

Transponder Test Due:             2/28/2024

IFR Cert Due:                            2/28/2024

Artex ELT 406 , Battery Due:    10/30/2026

New Shock Cords Installed 3/2022

Corrosion X applied to wings, control surfaces, fuselage 4/2021

Complete Logbooks from New

Additional information

Registration Number

N471D

Year

1962

Manufacturer

Aero Commander

Model

500A

Airframe

Total Time Air Frame: 8182.5 Hrs
Fuel Capacity: 216 Gallons

Engine Specifications

SMOH: 1327 Hrs.
IO-550-E MC
320hp 1700 TBO

Propeller

Total time: 409 Hrs. TSOH (2/19)
Prop Model: Hartzell – PHC-C3YF-2UF

Avionics & Radios

Audio Panel: NAT AMS 44T (Split Pilot/Copilot)
GPS/Nav/Comm 1: Garmin GNS 530
Nav/Comm 2: King KX-155 Selector Switch installed
Aux Com 2: King KY-196A
GPS: Portable Garmin 796
Auto Pilot: Century III
Transponder: GTX 335G – ADSB out
Engine Monitor: JPI EDM 760
Traffic: L-3 Skywatch 899 Traffic Avoidance System
AFF: Skyconnect Automatic Flight Following
FM1 NAT 136D
FM2: NAT 136D
AUX FM: Wired for handheld hookup FM/3rd NAT 136D

Modifications/Conversions

New Plane Power ALT FLX 150 amp Alternators 4/21
New Plane Power Voltage Regulators 4/21
Brackett Air Filters
Cleveland Conversion Wheel and Brake Assembly Kits
Precise Flight Pulselite Landing/Taxi/Recognition Light System
USB Charging Port
Shadin Fuel Flow DIGIFLO
Lonestar Avionics Cooling Fan
LP Plastics Inc Windshield 2018
Airwolf Air/Oil Separator
70 Gallon Fuel Increase
Westach K33X Dual CHT Gauge
Winglet Wing Tips
Tinted Passenger Windows
Enviro Systems Air Conditioning
Gross Weight STC 7400 Lbs.

Exterior

Colors: White with Dark Grey and Red striping
7+/10 Condition. Repainted 2007

Interior

Colors: Light Grey and Dark Grey 7+/10 Condition

Inspection

Annual Inspection Due: 3/31/2023
Transponder Test Due: 2/28/2024
IFR Cert Due: 2/28/2024
Artex ELT 406 , Battery Due: 10/30/2026
New Shock Cords Installed 3/2022
Corrosion X applied to wings, control surfaces, fuselage 4/2021
Complete Logbooks from New

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