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1969 Aero Commander Shrike 500S // N532SA

Auction Starts March 27, 2024

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Registration: N532SA

Model: 500 S (SHRIKE)
Year: 1969
Auction Start Date: March 27, 2024
Seat: 7

Description: *WILL BE SOLD WITH FRESH ANNUAL* 1969 Aero Commander 500-S. This Aero Commander 500 Shrike is a light-twin piston workhorse aircraft. The Shrike is popular with pilots because it is extremely "pilot friendly" and 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 burn at low altitudes and longer loiter times. The aircraft has been Part 135 maintained. 18,714.8 TT 1190.6 & 1387.9 SMOH Engines 1387.9 SPOH Both Props Garmin GNS 430W Garmin GTX 330ES 156 usable gallons Complete Logs Annual will be completed in March 2024.

Airframe Details
  • Airframe: 18714.8 Hrs.
  • Annual Due: 3/20/2024
  • Fuel Capacity: 156 useable gallons
  • Stall Speed: 68 mph (109 km/h, 59 kn) flaps and landing gear down, CAS
  • Range: 1,078 mi (1,735 km, 936 nmi) 
  • Cruise  @% 203 mph (326 km/h, 176 kn) at 9,000 ft (2,750 m), 75% power, TAS
  • New Windshield installed February 2024
Engine Details
  • Lycoming
  • Engine: IO-540-E1B5(290HP/1700 TBO)
  • S/N 1: RL-11053-E1B5
  • S/N 2: L-6412-48
  • Date of overhaul:
    Engine 1 - 2013, 1190.6 hours SMOH
    Engine 2 - 2012, 1387.9 hours SMOH
  • Location of overhaul: Ponderosa Aviation, Inc.
Propeller Details
  • Hartzell
  • Model HC-C3YR-2UF
  • Overhaul 2013
  • Total Time Props: 1387.9 Hrs. TSOH
Avionics Details
  • Audio Panels: NAT AMS-43 on both the Pilot and Co-Pilots eyebrow panels
  • GPS/Nav/Comm 1: Garmin GNS 430W
  • Nav/Comm 2: King KX-155
  • Comm: KY-196A
  • Auto Pilot: Century III
  • Transponder: GTX 330ES
  • EGT: Alcor Analog
Additional Features
  • 100-amp Alternators 8/30/90
  • Lamar Overvoltage Relays (2018)
  • Brackett Air Filters
  • AeroDyne Commander-Aero Winglets
  • Cleveland Conversion Wheel and Brake Assembly Kits (2004)
  • Precise Flight Pulselite Landing/Taxi/Recognition Light System
  • Co-Pilot LP Aero Plastics Bubble Window
  • Inertia Reel Shoulder Harness on both pilot and co-pilot seats.
  • Whelen Rotating Beacon and 3 Position Strobes
  • Pilot side frameless window vent
  • Airwolf Air/Oil Separator

Colors: Matterhorn White and Red with Las Vegas Gold Accent Stripping 8+/10 Condition. Repainted 4/2004 New Cee Bailey Windshields 2013 Copilot bubble window removed. New Windshield installed February 2024


Colors: Tan 5/10 Condition. Pilot and Co-Pilot seats recovered 4/2008

Auction Details

Contact Phone: 254-735-5030

Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com

Registration Number: N532SA


Model: 500 S (SHRIKE)

Required Deposit: $3,000

Buyers Premium: 4%

Start Date: March 27, 2024

End Date: April 3, 2024 12:00 pm

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Questions & Answers
Q: Where/How can the logs be reviewed? posted by: Argo 4/2/2024 1:59 PM CT
A: Logbooks are online, if you create a profile, you can click the "View Online Documents" button for full logbooks, many images and ownership history