Home> Props> Piston Aircraft> 1983 SF 260C

1983 Siai Marchetti SF-260C





1983 Siai Marchetti SF-260C
SN 720
3810 Total Time Since New

This aircraft was never a military trainer. It has been civilian owned in the U.S. since new.

Engine(s) / Prop(s)

AEIO 540 Exp

This engine has been reworked with high compression pistons and cold air induction along with increased bore case with crank and rods to handle the additional power.   Included are new hoses, new fuel pumps, and reworked exhaust system.  Power output is now about 315 horse power up from the standard 260 hp. 

This engine is not normal category certified so puts the aircraft in the experimental category. 

Prop Overhauled 10/17


Aspen PFD 1000 Pro EFIS System intergrated with GTN 650 & AP
Garmin GTX 327 Transponder
S-Tec ST-30 Autopilot Intergrated with GNT 650 / Aspen PFD 1000
Par 200A Audio Panel with Radio and Blue Tooth
SkyWatch Traffic
Electronics International EI UBG Engine Monitor
Electronics International EI Fuel Flow FL-5L
Electronics International EI Oil Pressure OPT-1

Additional Equipment

Comes with spare canopy


White base with Black top.  Trimmed with Grey and Red.


All older plastic parts upgraded to carbon fiber.
Carbon fiber seat pans.
Hooker seat belts with 5 point ratchet harness for pilot,
Pilot and co-pilot  Hooker inertia reel controlled through new stick
8 function Stick added,  wired in for:  com switching, frequency switching, Ident, Mark spot on GPS, Inertia wheel release for both pilot and co-pilot

Modifications / conversions

Up graded AEIO 540 EXP engine producing about 315 HP. (See comments above under engine).

Inspection status