1948 Cessna 140 Aircraft

Single Engine Propeller


1948 Cessna 140 Aircraft
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $79,900
LocationNew South Wales, Australia
Registration NoVH-KXN
Serial Number14668
Year Built1948
Total Time Airframe3250


Immaculately maintained by Black Swan Aviation, Ballina NSW, very low time engine and prop, economical to run, Mogas STC, many extras and upgrades, fabulous interior, nothing to spend. SIDS compliant.

One of the last C140's built and includes all the factory upgrades especially the forward angled gear legs which remove the tendency to flip on to nose during braking. See my comments below under 'Exterior'.

Also includes many post production STC's. Great aircraft for local fun flying or long distance travel.

Engine Specifications

Continental C90-12F, 286hrs TSO, McCauley Aluminium Cruise Prop 370hrs TSO, Immaculate balanced engine overhaul by Brisbane Aero Engineers, Alternator and lightweight push button starter, Spin-On oil filter with removable Aluminium cooling fins - perfect for hot weather flying. Runs on Avgas or 91/95/98 ULP 18/20 litres per hour.

Lightweight Battery on firewall


Garmin GNC250XL radio /GPS. Garmin GTX 327 transponder. Avionics calibrated June 2023, Manifold pressure gauge, CHT/EGT gauge, New radio antenna,


Immaculate classic red grey upholstery, Hooker shoulder harnesses, "Cee-Shade" fitted interior sunshades for all windows and screen, Parcel shelf above baggage compartment, Original Cessna Sun Visors, Charging plug for latest USB-C devices as well as older lightning cable devices.

"Sigtronics" intercom with headset plug on each door pillar.

    1. Tailwheel Alaskan Bushwheel, Cleveland wheels and brakes, alloy wings ,flies the same as fabric winged aircraft. 600/6 tyres currently fitted.retractable push/pull tail handle, new wheel pants still in original wrappings - see photo, axle extenders and plates, working retractable landing light, powerful LED strobe belly beacon, Nav lights LED, lightweight battery in Engine Firewall, Exterior 'Punkin Head' windscreen cover, modern fuel selector valve,

Is one of the last C140's produced in 1948 and has all the upgrades accumulated through the production run. Especially this includes the forward angled gear legs which remove the tendancy for all the earlier aircraft to nose over onto the prop resulting in very expensive repairs.

Additional Features

All logbooks included plus Cessna 120/140 Reference Manual, many extras included. Always hangared past 10 years Northern Rivers NSW, prior to that, hangared in Lake Havasu City Arizona. Often seen at Antique Aircraft Association Australia fly-ins and Avalon Airshow, Great economical and cheap to run aircraft for tailwheel training. With the fitted cruise prop this aircraft flies at over 100 kts in cross country flying.

This aeroplane is so much fun to fly. Call Keith 0428766503 for more photos.

*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:Keith
Seller Type:Private
Location:New South Wales, Australia
Mobile:0428 766 503
Listing ID:9405
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