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Extra 230

For Sale in Scotland

Registration

G-VOCA  
Year of construction 1986  
Country Scotland
City/Aerodrome EGPT

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A very rare opportunity to purchase a superb factory built Extra EA230 single seat high performance aerobatic classic in stunning condition, only for sale as I now require a 2 seat aerobatic type.

VOCA is one of only nineteen, lovingly crafted 230’s in existence, and personally flown by Walter Extra. Walter based the EA230 design largely on the layout of the Laser Z-200 that he was flying at the time however made a number improvements to enhance the performance of the aircraft the most significant being the profile of the wings. The aircraft was so successful that Extra produced the Extra 230 as a production model until 1990, when a lack of high quality wood forced Walter to move into fully composite wing construction with the Extra 260 and then the world famous Extra 300.

The fuselage is of steel tube construction and the wing is made of wood with a small amount of fiberglass on the skin of the inboard section of the wing. This gives it incredible strength, allowing the aircraft to pull or push an incredible +10G or -10G. A highly tuned Lycoming AEIO 0360-A1E producing 230 horsepower provides the powerplant. Giving it a maximum speed of 255MPH.

Only three remain in the U.K. and the immensely strong wooden wing is a work of art, meaning the 230 is known as the ‘Stradivarius’ of aerobatic aircraft.

This aircraft is serial number 9, previously known as G-CBUA, now G-VOCA and is a well sorted, viceless, and very well known aircraft based for many years at White Waltham, now located at EGPT, Perth in Scotland. A complete repaint was carried out in 2019 and she now carries this stunning blue and silver scheme you see today having been hangered all her life. She also comes with a huge history folder going right back to the original purchase receipt from new.

One of the highest performance LAA Permit machines available today offering extremely cheap operating costs however blistering performance with a genuine 3500fpm climb rate getting you quickly to aerobatics altitude yet an easy 150-160kts cruise if you need to go places.

Better than a Pitts, great airborne presence, and much much easier to land.
Simple maintenance, and low operating costs enhance the overall enjoyment package.

ENGINE: 230HP IO-360-A1E. 632 Hours total time. (Overhaul by Nicholas McLaren Sept 2010)
PROP: MT 3 BLADE. 60 Hours. (Fresh LPIP just carried out)
AIRFRAME: 2104 Hours.
EMPTY WEIGHT 444KG (new W&B in March 2019)
MTOW 599KG
LAA PERMIT EXPIRY: 11th November 2021.

• Lycoming AEIO-360-A1E with NSF high compression pistons, ports flowed and polished, Sky Dynamics 4 into 1 Exhaust and Dual E-Mag ignition P114-L4 producing 230hp.
• TQ KRT2 8.33 LIGHTWEIGHT RADIO INSTALLED IN 2019.
• EXCELLENT SMOKE SYSTEM AS YOU WOULD EXPECT.
• ELECTRONIC P-MAG IGNITION SYSTEM. Easy starting. Low maintenance.
• EIS ENGINE INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEM. Very easy to monitor during busy stages of flight.
• GT-50 Flight Data system
• Hooker Harness.
• Wing tip Sighting gauges.
• New Odyssey battery fitter Nov 2019. High cranking amps.
• USB power for accessories. Useful for Portable GPS systems.
• DYNON D1 Included in the Sale for En Route use.
• External camera mount, signed off and approved.
• Comprehensive history including all logbooks from new.

Price £75000 or nearest offer. Any inspection welcome and happy to answer any questions. First deposit received will secure the aircraft.
Price € 87,500 >> Convert currency
Last updated 27-07-2021    
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This Extra 230 is offered for sale by
Des Hart
Blairgowrie, Scotland
Phone 00447393280310
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