N5502W 1962 Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee
  • Price: SOLD
  • Aircraft Name: N5502W
  • Hours: 3056
  • Manufacturer: Piper
  • Model: PA-28-160 Cherokee
  • Registration Number: N5502W
  • Serial Number: 28-589
  • Year: 1962
  • Location: Conroe, TX (KCXO)

Check out N5502W, a 1962 Piper Cherokee 160. As part of the renowned Piper PA-28 family launched in 1960, the Cherokee 160 is well known for its reliability and ease of handling. Additionally, it offers cost-effectiveness, and the perfect balance of power and fuel efficiency provided by its 160-horsepower Lycoming O-320 engine. Its durable, all-metal, unpressurized, single-engine design features low-mounted wings and tricycle landing gear, creating stable and forgiving flight characteristics that cater to both novice pilots and seasoned aviators. The model’s straightforward maintenance, strong support network for parts and advice, and enduring design reinforce its popularity and continued relevance in the aviation community. N5502W would make an excellent purchase for those seeking a reliable, enjoyable flying experience.

N5502W has an impressive suite of upgraded avionics, ensuring modern functionality and a safer more enjoyable flight experience. The Garmin GFC 500 Autopilot provides sophisticated flight control capabilities, enhancing safety and reducing pilot workload. Navigation and communication are top-notch, thanks to the Garmin GNS 430W GPS/Nav/Com, complemented by the Garmin GTX 335 ADS-B Out Transponder with WAAS for improved accuracy and airspace compliance. It gives boosted situational awareness by the dual Garmin G5 units, serving as both an Attitude Gyro and HSI. The Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel offers clear and efficient communication channels. Additionally, the Dynon D3 backup Attitude Indicator ensures redundancy, enhancing safety and reliability during flight. This comprehensive avionics package makes N5502W a highly capable aircraft.

The updated interior of N5502W, just adds to this great airplane. Its light grey interior and well-kept upholstery give this plane a fresh and inviting feeling. The seats are designed for comfort, making it nice for both the pilot and passengers, even on longer trips. These updates mix old-style charm with modern features and make this Cherokee both enjoyable to fly and cozy for everyone on board. This plane has got so much to offer, with upgrades throughout, and good maintenance records. It’s been well cared for and it absolutely shows. The top-over-bottom paint job remains in good condition and still boasts a glossy finish. It’s remarkable how this 1962 model gracefully withstood the test of time, maintaining its charm and reliability. Truly, for a plane of its vintage, its superb condition is impressive. N5502W is the perfect pick for anyone dreaming of flying a plane that blends a classic that’s in remarkable condition with modern tech and is backed by thorough maintenance. This plane is turn-key ready and waiting for its next lucky owner.


TT: 3056
Useful Load: 814


Make: Lycoming
Model: 0-320-02A
SMOH: 975
Serial number: L-4957-39


Make: Sensenich
Model #: 74DM6-0-58
Serial #: A48547
SNEW: 848


Garmin GFC 500 Autopilot
Garmin GTX 335 ADS-B out Transponder with WAAS
Garmin G5 Attitude Gyro
Garmin G5 HSI
Garmin GNS 430W GPS/Nav/Com
Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel
Dynon D3 backup Attitude Indicator

Additional Equipment:

Gill Battery 2021 model: 7035-28
Dual Toe Brakes
LED Landing, Beacon & Navigation Lights
Newer windows 06/2010
Mac’s Airplane Cover


Top-Over-Bottom paint. White & Green with Gold Stripes
Nice paint, still has a good shine to it.


Light Grey Interior
Grey Fabric Upholstery

Inspection Status:

Wing Spar AD complied with 04/14/2021
IFR checks due 02/2026
Annual Due 05/2024


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