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Wanted:  IFR Tiger, with reliable GNS-430W or better and heading/CDI-coupled autopilot.  Prefer last few years of maintenance by a Grumman-specific mechanic.  Close to north CA would be great, but will travel necessary.  Matt Claudius:  408-499-1707,

Checkmate checklist for 1978 Grumman Cheetah needed. Just a photocopy or a cellphone photo of both sides would suffice. Gordon

25% share of 1978 Grumman Cheetah based at KHPN. IFR, 3690 TT, 648 SMOH, 86 STOH, 11 SPOH. McCauley prop, Good compressions 78/80, 78/80, 79/80, 78/80. Annual due 12/19. Glideslope, Garmin 430W, Tanis preheater, Century 1 autopilot, Audio panel with marker beacons, Wheel pants. $9,500 buy in + 225 monthly. Gordon,

For Sale: AA1B, 1973, TT 3946, 40 since new Lycoming cylinders, SMOH 1570, (TBO 2400). TKM MX11 com, King KT76A transponder, mode C, new 406 ELT, annual 6/19. Hangared at KMRB (West Virginia). Flown regularly. 1 owner last 30 years. Fun and economical. Complete logs and service manual. NDH. Photos available. $16,000. Sam Rizzetta.

For Sale: Nose bowl in very good condition from 1978 Grumman Tiger removed for upgrade to LoPresti cowl. $150 or make offer plus shipping. Willing to fly it to a GA airport within 400 mile radius of Norfolk, VA for one way gas. For additional info, contact J. Trombino at or text to 757-403-2438 (I don't pick up unknown numbers but will read texts).

I need a rudder cap for my AA1A. Please contact me

For Sale: AeroFlash and Grimes aircraft lights-

I have a variety of Position & Anti-Collision Lights and accessories for sale, all working when removed. They are: 
AeroFlash Signal power supplies P/N 152-0007 (Cessna #C622008-0101). One remaining. Asking $85 + $15 for USPS Priority Mail.

Grimes position light assemblies, which include lenses. One each: S/N 30-0009-35 Rev 1 (red) and S/N 30-0009-38 Rev 1 (green). Asking $85 each + $10 for USPS Priority Mail.

AeroFlash strobe light lens, fits light assembly P/N 153-0008. Three available. Asking $45 each + $10 for USPS Priority Mail. 

Contact Richard Edgerton:; 206-412-4338

For Sale:  Grumman Rigging Fixtures

I have a set of Grumman Rigging Fixtures which are exact copies on high quality varnished birch plywood that I made from a set of fixtures rented from Fletchair years ago. The AA-5 fixtures are DE-5002-501 (Rudder), DE-5003-501 & 502 (Aileron & Flap), DE-5004-501 (Elevator) and -502 (Elevator Trim), DE-5005-501 (Elevator jig, AA-1 & AA-5) plus an AA-1 Rudder fixture. Asking $300 plus shipping. Call for photos. Craig Wilker 519-579-6735

For Sale: Exhaust System for Tiger. Have replaced the exhaust system in my Tiger with a Power Flow System. Selling all parts of old system. Muffler shroud and exhaust pipes and clamps in good shape. Muffler needs repair or replacement. $175 plus shipping. Contact Tony at (508) 457-9227 or

1979 AA5A (Super Cheetah). Total time is at 3,548. The IO-360 is at 904 SMOH. Overall, the plane is in good condition, we have it parked in Las Vegas at KVGT. The interior and exterior are good. The avionics are dated but work (a new panel is the next thing this Grumman needs). However, with ForeFlight and backed up by the first generation GPS (KLN89B), I could get anywhere. My contact info is or cell phone of 910-364-3216.

For mutually agreed upon donation to AYA Scholarship. Starter and Exhaust system for 1979 Grumman Cheetah. Both were operating perfectly when removed for upgrade to flyweight starter and Powerflow exhaust. All they will cost you is the shipping (and I get a great airline FedEx discount). I will be happy to send pics. Ken Nebrig @ (928) 273-0042 or

For mutually agreed upon donation to AYA Scholarship: Propeller for Grumman Cheetah. Original McCaulley propeller removed from 1979 Cheetah when replaced by Sensenich a couple of years ago. Comes with aluminum spacer and bolts. Full logbooks and no damage history. I will be happy to send pics. Ken Nebrig (928) 273-0042 or

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