1979 Piper Tomahawk PA38-125

Single Engine Propeller


Sold on: 7/06/2019
Priced as: AU $35,000
1979 Piper Tomahawk PA38-125
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
ModelTomahawk PA38-125
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $35,000 Excl GST
LocationQueensland, Australia
Registration No3 for sale. See details.
Year Built1979
Total Time Airframe8892, 10478, 11027

3 aircraft for sale.

All aircraft have almost identical paint schemes. (Note: Attached photos are of a different aircraft VH-JAM which has already been sold).

All aircraft are in excellent condition with no costs spared in maintaining them.

All aircraft have a flight switch meter (oil pressure) for lesson time, and airswitch meter for maintenance time.

PRICE REDUCED. $35,000 + GST each. All reasonable offers considered. Discount for purchase of more than one.

Aircraft 1 (VH-TLA): Manufactured 1978. TTIS 10478 hrs approx.

Aircraft is in NVFR category and can be upgraded to IFR.

Prop TTR 804 hrs.

Maintenance Release has approx 88 hours to run and expires late Sep 2019.

Aircraft 2 (VH-FTI): Manufactured 1979. TTIS 8892 hrs approx.

Aircraft is in Day VFR category but can be upgraded to NVFR/IFR.

Prop TTR 431 hrs.

Maintenance Release has approximately 85 hours to run and expires May 2020.

Aircraft 3 (VH-UAL): Manufactured 1979. TTIS 11028 hrs approx.

Wing spar life extension STC kit has been fitted. New wing life limit 18,653 hrs.

Aircraft is in Night VFR category but can be upgraded to IFR.

Prop TTR 1181 hrs.

Requires 100 hourly, new starter motor and new fuel primer lines.

Engine Specifications

Both aircraft had their engines upgraded via STC to 125 hp in December 2009 giving approx 300 fpm more climb performance and a TAS of 105 kts for the same cruise fuel flow.

VH-FTI and VH-UAL have Skytec light-weight starter motors.

All have had oil coolers fitted.

Aircraft 1 (VH-TLA): Engine overhauled September 2010. Engine TTR 1418 hrs approx.

Aircraft 2 (VH-FTI): Engine overhauled January 2011. Engine TTR 1585 hrs approx.

Aircraft 3 (VH-UAL): Engine overhauled October 2011. Engine TTR 1581 hrs approx.


Aircraft 1 (VH-TLA): 2 x VHF Com, 1 x VHF Nav/VOR, 1 x Transponder.

Aircraft 2 (VH-FTI): 2 x VHF Com, 1 x Transponder.

Aircraft 1 (VH-UAL): 2 x VHF Com, 1 x VHF Nav/VOR, 1 x Transponder.


All aircraft fully refurbished in 2014 with repainted instrument panel and new carpets, switches, knobs, seat covers and plastics.


All aircraft were fully stripped and repainted in a high visibility scheme in 2014.

Additional Features

TLA & FTI aircraft have large wheels (6 x 6.00). UAL has original wheels (5 x 5.00).

All aircraft have a LED landing light.

Click on the video below to watch.

Seller Information

Contact Name:Peter Boughen
Seller Type:Private
Location:Queensland, Australia
Mobile:0419 975554
Listing ID:5462
Bill Owen Insurance Brokers
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