A 1939 Luscombe 8A has been spotted for sale. The listing states:
A-65; SMOH 800hr; Shoulder harness STC; BAS tail pull handle STC; None electrical system; ADSB exempt; LSA Qualified; 4gal per hour fuel burn; Cheap & fun to fly
the aircraft is located in Boulder City, Nevada and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A 1958 Jodel D112 has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Glorious to fly and easy to maintain! 46hrs since top end rebuild to the tune of £6000. Extensive history and records. G-BAUH is a used aircraft and not a hangar queen and as such shows signs of age, but this is how I like her, mechanically maintained to a great standard, airframe and canvas in excellent condition but the paint is showing signs of use.
The aircraft is located in Norwich, United Kingdom and is currently being offered for £13,950, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
1945 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (S/N 88582 / N9584Z) “Ida Red” has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
Manufactured in March 1945; Accepted by U.S. Navy; Stationed at NAS Seattle for use as a Radar Operator Trainer; VT-4; VT-11; CASU (Carrier Auxiliary Service Unit); Decommissioned from the US Navy in 1956. Never a Crop Duster or Fire Bomber
The airframe reportedly has 3615 hrs TTSN while the Curtiss Wright R-2600-20 engine has 680 hrs SMOH by Rudy Blakey. The machine spins a Hamilton Standard 22E50 (6501 blades) with 440 hrs SPOH by H&S Propeller. The aircraft boasts a replica 5 inch HVAR / 2500 lb GPU bombs, empty APS-4 radar Pod (very rare) mounted on right wing, removable COD (Carrier Onboard Delivery Container) installed in bomb bay, tailhook and markings representing the North Atlantic Hunter-Killer Carrier Task Forces.
Additional features include an avionics package, electric standby hydraulic pump, electric oil shut-off valve interconnected to starter, two piece tailwheel tow bar installed in bomb bay and Bruce’s custom cabin cover (including turret). A lengthy list of spares and tools / manuals are also included. The aircraft has been maintained by Airpower Unlimited of Jerome, ID since 2016 and the listing details restoration and significant restoration work since that time.
The Avenger is located in Oregon and is being offered for $495,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.
An “always hangared, logs complete” 1941 Stearman (S/N 41-954 / N98WM) has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Hangar Queen looking for a new home. I searched high and low to find a truly amazing Stearman and brought this bird home from North Carolina 3+ years ago (my best flight ever). Unfortunately, it’s time to move on as I have too many airplanes and not enough time to enjoy her. All options! Nothing needed! ADS B In and Out! Vintage plane with removable glass cockpit integrated with the Garmin 345 Transponder. Imagine having a moving map and traffic in the cockpit! Talk about Safety! Redline brakes, Roller Bearings, Jasco Alternator, Solid Tail Wheel Tire. Clean condition. 100 hr. prop inspection was done recently. Annual due next month, expected to pass with no problem – will coordinate with Pre-Buy. Full restoration was done in 1997 with overhaul of engine. Compressions are strong and this bird is beautiful! Gas powered Tail wheel tug included
The aircraft is reportedly powered by a 200 hp W670-6A (S/N 75-714) with 3400 hrs (230 SMOH). It is located in Lomita, California and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A Westland Lynx airframe reportedly featured in the 2014 Tom Cruise film Edge of Tomorrow has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
This lynx AH7 airframe was one of 2 used in the film Edge of Tomorrow. The prop comes as the photos show but without the sign. It’s has a fabricated mounting for 4 main rotor blades, these can be purchased separately.
The airframe is located in Guildford, UK and is currently being offered for £8,000, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes additional photos and details.
A Funk B85C airframe that appears to bear the registration N332TS has been spotted for sale.
The machine lacks an engine and is located in Citrus Heights, California. The listing reports that it is available for local pickup and must be relocated by April 19.
The airframe is currently up for bidding, and seems to be available without a reserve. Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes additional photos and details.
Eduard has released a new “Weekend Edition” Pfalz D.IIIa model kit in 1/48 scale.
The offering (8414) includes Eduard plastic parts and decals with marking options for four machines:
Lt. Eugen Siempelkamp, Jasta 29, Gondecourt, France, July 1918
Hptm. Rudolf Berthold, CO of JG II, Guise, France March 1918
8244/17 flown by Gefr. Erich Mix, Jasta 54, Ennemain, France, June 1917
Jasta 5, Boistrancourt, France, spring 1918
An f-94A fuselage has been spotted for sale. The listing states:
1948 Lockheed f94 A Model number 2 prototype 40 ft. Long… In the cockpit, It has both seats and sticks and pedals but, no instrument panels or gauges. There are no wings or tail fins… If you want wings, T33 wings are compatible with this aircraft and they are out there and you can find them. No engine in it.
The fuselage is located in West Islip, New York and is currently available for US $25,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.
Airfix has announced the development of a new tool Hawker Tempest Mk. V model kit in 1/72 scale.
The offering (A02109) is being created with the aid of accurate scan data obtained from a surviving Tempest in a UK Museum as well as an abundance of additional research material. It will reportedly “incorporate lots of fine detail, even at this smaller scale and in areas of the design such as the undercarriage bays.”
The kit will reportedly consist of sprues and decals with 68 parts and livery options for two machines, including JN751 and JN766. It is currently slated for release in the winter of 2022. Click below to check out a selection of the newly released renderings.