Cavalier 102.5


This lovingly constructed Cavalier has proven itself over many years as a reliable tourer, having conducted many long range flights including a solo adventure to New Zealand in 2009 with long range tanks installed (included in sale).


A timeless combination of the old and new, the interior and exterior of this 'luxury cruiser' remain in very good condition, ready for the new owner to enjoy, alongside a host of extras, all the original plans, books, manuals, flight and maintenance logs.


Year: 1989

Registration: VH-EJJ

Airframe serial: AACA/199

Total time: 1426.00hrs


Engine: Rolls- Royce O-200A

Engine serial: 25-R-505

Engine hours: 1426.00hrs (since factory new)

Engine last compressions: 77, 76, 78, 78 / 80


Propeller: Ian Henry 2-blade fixed pitch wood

Propeller serial: 472

Propeller hours: 250hrs



6 pack standard instrumentation

Transponder Mode C

VHF Nav/Com radio



Wing leveller 

Garmin GPS 195 (coupled to wing leveller)


Work requiring completion: NIL

Reason for sale: Seller is retiring from aviation

Storage history: Always hangared

Builder: G. Barthel (current owner / Seller)


Location Airport: Heck Field (QLD)


Accident history:

Original Prop strike due to taxi into rabbit hole. Engine bulk stripped, solid spring nose gear leg professionally reshaped.

2012: Nose gear leg break engine bulk strip carried out, new crankshaft, rings, magnetos (logged).


Cruise: 100kts IAS at Sea Level (75% power)

BEW: 465kg

MTOW: 750kg

Fuel capacity: 108ltrs / 2 tanks (MOGAS approved)

Stall: 37kts (landing config.)

Aircraft logbooks available and complete: Yes


Interior: 7.5/10

Exterior: 7/10 (some minor crazing in sections)


Other information:

Brakes on pilot side

Fabric - Ceconite

New battery 2019

Aircraft flew to New Zealand (solo with long range tanks fitted in 2009)


Extras included:

Aluminium ferry tanks

iPad holder on yoke with power supply with cooling fan

Propeller balancing equipment

Tie down set

Construction plans

All weather cover (professionally manufactured)

Tool kit

Propeller paint

Other manuals


Contact Nicholas Christie at Sport Aircraft Sales on +61(0)3 95311018 / or 0466649868 for a confidential discussion, or email


Cavalier 102.5