1946 Cessna 140 Aircraft

Single Engine Propeller


1946 Cessna 140 Aircraft
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $79,000
LocationVictoria, Australia
Registration NoVH-MMG
Serial Number10071
Year Built1946
Total Time Airframe3063

This is a beautiful classic aircraft with polished fuselage and new exterior paint. It is fun to fly, economical, and ideal for those wishing to develop their tail dragger skills. It has a low time engine and propellor, SIDS compliant with new cables and pulleys throughout, 12 months maintenance release, and numerou of upgrades.

Engine Specifications

Continental C85, 520 hours TSO (1280 hours remaining), McCauley CM7148 polished propeller, 726 hours since new (1474 hours remaining). Improvements include new C150 exhaust and cabin heat muffs, spin-on oil filter and light weight alternator. I operate on Avgas for convenience but the engine runs equally well on Mogas. Starts easily with dual impulse mags (358 hours remaining to inspection)


The instrument panel is unmodified just as you would expect in a classic aircraft. 'T' bar pull to start, turn indicator, ASI, compass, altimeter, VSI, engine speed/tachometer, oil pressure and temperature, Bendix King Comm and intercom, original glovebox and even an ashtray

CAO100.5 instrument checks completed May 2024


Classic Red and grey interior recently renovated, rear seatpockets and vinyl replaced, door pockets and window latches replaced. Panel and interior parts repainted, roof lining, carpetsand seat belts in good condition.


This aircraft was restored to an original design in 2023, with new paint on fuselage, cowling, empennage, flaps, ailerons, fairings, gear legs and wing struts. The wing fabric and paint is in good condition.

Functioning landing and taxi lights, Nav lights and beacon.

Perspex windshield and side panels in excellent condition

Upgrades include a Scott tail wheel overhauled 2023, Cleveland brakes.

Additional Features

Airframe and engine logbooks available from day of manufacture. Also included is SIDS manual and record or work carried out, ADs completed, engine and airframe parts manual, Cessna 120/140 Reference Manual.

This is a fantastic, trouble free aircraft, which is fun and economical to own and fly. Reluctantly selling because my Vans RV7 that I have been building is nearing completion.

CallRob on 0418523752 for more information.

*PLEASE NOTE: Aircraft specifications are subject to verification by the purchaser. It is up to you as the purchaser to conduct your due diligence. Unless given to you in writing by the seller, no warranties are implied or given. Aircraft or parts may be withdrawn from sale at any time. If the price does not contain the notation that it is the total price, the price may or may not include costs such as Stamp Duty, Transfer fees, GST and other State or Federal charges. Please confirm price, fees, charges and features with the seller of the Aircraft or Part.

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Seller Information

Contact Name:Robert Sharples
Seller Type:Private
Location:Victoria, Australia
Listing ID:10720
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