Offical AOPA Digital Article and Video

The digital edition of the Sept Issue of AOPA Flight is out now and has a link to the video piece that was done back in June.

Read the full article here and watch the video segment at the end.$1000-Cherokee


  1. Jus read the article and watched the video on AOPA's web site. I have a 1972 140E also that I am about to do some updates to. I am in Knoxville TN.


  3. That's cool i like that dark blue color.

  4. Its black just faded, we are about to paint it. When your ready to get yours painted contact me ( my airplane mechanic has a landing strip on his farm and can strip the old pain off pretty reasonably. After its is striped you can spray it outdoors and get decent results (like painting a hot rod in your back yard), it wont be a professional aircraft paint job but much better than it is now.

    A real airplane paint job done professionally cost more than these old birds are worth. I own a car lot that specializes in rebuilt vehicles so I have access to some good automotive body men. Spraying a car and a plane are pretty much the same, its the prep that is different. A plane needs to be striped chemically or gently with hand sanding, an air sander can damage the rivets.

    Greg Lambert

    PS: You got a great deal I bought mine for $12500 out of annual and past TBO (TBO BTW is an estimate mine is at 2300 hrs and compression is still strong) and I thought I got a good deal.


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