There is a rare opportunity to buy this gorgeous 1958 L-40 Meta Sokol. We are assisting our German customer with a sell of this unique Czechoslovakian made aircraft. Well tended machine with low hours, known history, recent overhauls and other investments. Keep this heritage flying for future generations!
Offered L-40 Meta Sokol was built in 1958. Current owner is considering a sale of this aircraft due to a low number of flight hours during recent years. Aircraft is owned and operated by our long-term German customer, it has registration D-EWCN and is located in EDAM (Merseburg Airport, Germany).
Total Time: 1 245 hours; 2 505 landings
General overhaul / Reconstruction of the aircraft in 2012.
Since then 158 hours of flight time and 315 landings.
Last 100 hours check and ARC extended on 4th October 2018.
In very good condition, always garaged and serviced. Interior leather, bicolour; high-performance generator.
COM: Trig TY91, 8,33 MHz; King KX 125, 25 MHz
VOR: VHF Nav King KX 125
Mode S Transponder Funke TRT 800A with encoder
ELT Kannad 406AF Comp.
Artificial Horizon LUN 1202
Heading Indicator LUN 1272
Altimeter in feet
GO in November 2006, built into D-EWCN in 2012 with 1:23 hours
Since then 159:23 hours
TBO 1 000 hours
Calendar time TBO 15 years could be extended with an additional 3 years up to 2024
Avia V 410, built in 1958, GO in 2012 in Avia Praha
Since then 158 hours
TBO 700 hours
Calendar time TBO 6 years could be extended by Time Inspection in the Field up to 2020
The plane is in a perfect technical condition, always serviced and kept under shelter. No technical or other issues. Complete documentation. The owner invested about 80 000 EUR in rebuilding and restoring the L-40 to have her in the actual condition. This investment included about 20 000 EUR for the new interior and new and original instrumentation.
Because of experience of our aircraft technicians with the Czechoslovakian made aircraft and above-standard relationships with local suppliers, we can help to keep this aircraft airworthy and safely flying. We are able to calculate your future costs, do the pre-buy inspection, help with registration and creating a correct maintenance program. As the professional aircraft operator of a various fleet of planes we can take care of paperwork related with operating an aircraft or just share our experience, can arrange future periodical inspections, provide hangar for rent, offer refuelling of your plane, etc.