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- Founded 1971 -

What is Zitair?

Zitair Flying Club Limited is one of the longest established and we believe best run groups at Wycombe Air Park. The airfield is also known as Booker and is situated near High Wycombe, immediately to the North West of the Heathrow Zone. The Club is owned by its 11 pilot shareholders on an equal basis. It has articles of association and by-laws, regular committee meetings and a formal AGM. Not to mention an optional social side.

The group is truly varied in its experience, ranging from ATPLs to PPLs. All the committee members are elected from the group every year and cover the key roles of Chairman, Treasurer, Company Secretary and Bookings Officer.

The Plane

Mooney 201 (M20P): Four place, single engine  with retractable undercarriage, 200BHP engine, variable pitch prop  and cowl flaps. It's a superb high performance single that can cruise  at 145 kts but flies without vices at 85kts. Its 750 nm range makes  it a great tourer. A Piper/Cessna pilot can convert typically in 1 to 3 hours flying. The plane was built in 1981 and put on the UK  register in 1983. Based and hangared at Wycombe Air Park and maintained by Aerotech at Lee on Solent. The serial  number is 24-1190 and the initial US registration was N1145G.

It has Garmin and King avionics with coupled autopilot: GTN 750 GPS/NAV/COM/MDF, DME, ADF, COM 2, NAV 2, RMI, Mode S Transponder, HSI. It's not certified for flight into known icing conditions. The aircraft is equipped with 4  life-jackets and a 4-man life raft and PLB. The airframe has logged about 4800 hours. A rebuilt zero-timed engine was installed in 2009. The aircraft was reupholstered in leather in June 2006. A new avionics stack was installed in January 2014.

Manufacturer:

Mooney Aircraft Corp

Model:

M201  (M20J/P)

Year Manufacture:

1981

Serial Number:

24 1190

First Registered:

1981 (N1145G)

UK Registered:

1983 (G-BJHB)

 

 

Engine:

Textron Lycoming

Type:

IO-360-A3B6D 12-volt

No of Cylinders:

4

Rating:

200hp @ 2700 rpm

Installed:

July 2009

 

 

Propeller:

Hartzell (October 2016)

Type:

Variable Pitch

Model:

C2R10705STP

No of Blades:

2

Diameter:

74 inches

 

 

 

 

 

 

TTAF :

4832 (December 2017)

Engine Hours :

1402 (December 2017)

Eng Hrs Remaining :

598 (December 2017)    [12 years= 2021]

 

 

Instrumentation / Avionics

Full IFR

Autopilot:

KFC 200

NAV1:

GTN 750

NAV2:

GNC 255A

GPS:

GTN 750

COM1:

GTN 750  (8.33 spacing)

COM2:

GNC 255A  (8.33 spacing)

DME:

KN 64

ADF:

KR87

TX:

Garmin GTX 330 Mode S

Audio Control Unit

GMA 35

Annunciator Panel:

KA 285

Intercomm:

GTN 750  (4 place)

 

 


List of Members

Martin Bradley


Harold Preiskel


Nigel Waters

 Treasurer

Dave Guttridge

 

Jason Matthews


Alan Bamford


Goff Moore


Kevin Morgan


Jonathan Morton

  Company Secretary

Alex Fenton

  Bookings Officer

Maurice Gee

  Chairman

 

 

 



 


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