N8665P 1965 Piper PA 24-260
  • Price: SOLD
  • Aircraft Name: N8665P
  • Hours: 6249
  • Manufacturer: Piper
  • Model: PA 24-260
  • Registration Number: N8665P
  • Serial Number: 24-4112
  • Year: 1965
  • Location: Hays, KS (KHYS)

PRICE REDUCED! This one-of-a-kind Piper Comanche 260 GTO has been upgraded with Le Pristi Speed mods, upgraded avionics, along with a history of impeccable maintenance, which includes a low time engine and prop. The paint and interior are in very good condition. This is an IFR certified aircraft with WAAS capabilities. Last Annual was completed 7/2022, along with Transponder and Static system checks. As you look through the specs below you will see what a quality aircraft this is. Enjoy and we look forward to hearing from you.


Total Time Airframe 6249 hours.
Single Piece Windshield
Fuel Tanks 90 gallons total (30 g. main, 15 g Aux, 86 total usable)
Baggage Area 200 lbs. Capacity
Whelen Strobes Cleveland Brakes
Manual Cowl Flap
Electric Standby Vacuum Pump
Electric Trim
Electric Flaps
Toe Brakes (Pilot side)
Alternate Static Source
True Airspeed Indicator


Lycoming: IO-540-D4A5
260 Horsepower
TSMOH 260 hours
Overhauled in 2018 by Western Skyways installation included all new hoses, SCAT ducts, Lord mounts and mount bolts.


Hartzell: HC-C3YR-1RF
Synchro-Pulse Prop (Supercharging Effect – Boosts Manifold Pressure)
260 Hours Since Overhaul


Garmin GNS-480 WAAS Approach IFR Certified GPS,

  1. Nav/com with Glideslope and Standby Frequency Monitoring
  2. Remotely Controlled Transponder

Garmin GDL-82 ADS-B Out installed.
Apollo SL-30 Nav/Com with TRI-NAV Glideslope (TO/FROM Switch & Timer)
PS Engineering PMA 8000BT Audio Panel (with Bluetooth to connect cell phone and radio to headsets)
Stormscope – BF GoodrichWX-950 Non-functioning since 2006
PS Engineering PXE-7300 AM/FM/CD player
New Tachometer
JPI E.D.M. 700 Engine Analyzer
S-TEC 65 Autopilot (Climb/Descend Hold, Attitude Hold, GPS Tracking)
S-TEC GPSS Steering Converter ST-901 System
Garmin GL 275 Slaved Compass System
Two Peltor Stereo Noise Cancellation Headsets – hardwired Plugs
Last Transponder and Static System Check in July 2022
Stratus GPS/ADSB receiver for IPAD weather

Additional Equipment

STC’s Added
Shoulder Harnesses (Front Seats)
Electric Standby Vacuum Pump
Airspeed Mods (Total airspeed increased by 27 mph)

-Lo Presti GTO Cowl
-Lo Presti Wheel Spats
-Lo Presti Speed Spats
-Lo Presti Flap Seals
-Hartzell “Synchro-pulse” 3-Blade Prop

Horizontal Tail Mass Balance Kit (Raises Vne to 227mph)
Upper Door Latch Kit
Copper Electrical Cables
Removable Panels on Battery Box
Alternate Induction Air Heating System
Rieff Preheat System
Whelen Prometheus Plus LED Landing Lights


Paint in 1994
Lo Presti white top, red stripe, with dark gray lower fuselage.
Cowl Plugs
Plane Cover
Tow Bar
Tie Down Straps


Interior in 1994 Lo Presti Gray cloth

Inspection Status

Annual Due in July 2023
Transponder and Static Systems Check Due in July 2024

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All Specifications Subject to Verification Upon Inspection. Availability Subject to Prior Lease, Sale, or Withdrawal from Market Without Notice.

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