News: Added Links For Twin Commander and Facebook Pages

Login  |  Register

Author Topic: 980 Questions  (Read 3831 times)

EricDapp

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 140
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #60 on: October 20, 2018, 01:12:18 am »
They told me $845,000.   They have had a few low offers and the owner countered at $685,000.  Ad a pair of overhauls, paint and interior and you have the most expensive 980 out there.

Adam Frisch

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1133
    • Adam Frisch FSF
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #61 on: October 20, 2018, 10:49:23 am »
Yeah, with hose engine times it needs to be a sub-$600K plane.
Slumming it in the turboprop world - so you don't have to.

donv

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1664
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #62 on: October 20, 2018, 11:35:41 am »
I'm not so sure about that. A pair of engine overhauls will be $500k. It already has excellent avionics, and a paint job isn't that much (honestly, they should have painted it before trying to sell it, or included a paint job with the sale). At $600k plus overhauls, you are where Bruce is with his 980-- and this one probably has lower total time.

But $800k is probably too much, that I would agree with.

JMA

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 157
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #63 on: November 03, 2018, 02:51:38 pm »
Random question- why in this pic of a 980, why is the static dischargers "limp"?
Or I guess the question is are they replaced when worn down?  Ours are straight as an arrow...


SKYFLYER

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 378
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #64 on: November 03, 2018, 06:15:06 pm »
Just a guess but 110+ degrees in the Mexican desert and gravity.  Also it appears that they are almost twice as long as the current versions.

JMA

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 157
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #65 on: December 03, 2018, 08:23:06 pm »
Does anyone still have the coffee maker, and I think ice bucket (was behind co-pilot seat)?
Was that standard equipment on purchase, ours was removed while I was pretty young.

donv

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1664
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #66 on: December 03, 2018, 08:30:26 pm »
Standard equipment was two coffee thermoses behind the pilot seat, with an ice chest below them. Behind the copilot seat was a drawer module, with a lift-up compartment with mirror at the top, a drawer for liquor decanters, and another ice drawer, for cold drinks.

On the door was a tiny trash bin.

My airplane still has the right hand module, but the left side one was long ago converted to shelving for manuals and books. I haven't seen a door-mounted trash bin in decades.

The official description reads as follows:

-- Refreshment Console, Left Side with Two (2) One Quart Hot Beverage Dispensers, Cup Dispenser, and Ice Chest

-- Storage/Refreshment Console, Right Side With Decorative Bulkhead, Vanity Storage and Ashtray in Top Compartment. Two Bottom Compartments in Right Console Include (1) Hospitality Center (3 Liquor Decanters) (2) Ice/Waste Drawer with Cover (3) Storage Drawer (1 or 2).

-- Waste Container-- Inside Cabin Door.

Steve binnette

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 366
Re: 980 Questions
« Reply #67 on: December 03, 2018, 09:57:34 pm »
Interesting stuff Don, thanks