A 1947 Beechcraft 35 Bonanza (S/N D-488) has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
This is a true Collectors Item especially in the condition its in with every modification possible! 4947 Total Time Since New. The Engine has 480 Hours since overhaul by Cruiseair Aviation, Inc. it’s a Continental E-225-8. The Propeller has 480 Hours since new it’s a 215-107/215-213-84. Its has Dual Narco MK 12 D TSO Digital Nav Coms (overhauled) with a Narco AT150 TSO Transponder, Garmin GDL8 GPS, Narco CP136 Audio panel. King KLN 90B TSO ELT with new battery and no AD. Just Installed a brand new Garmin GDL82 ADSB unit $4,000. Some of the modifications are Tip Tanks, Brackett air filter, wing strobes, Beryl D’Shannon one piece windshield, Beechcraft long 3rdwindow with newer tinted glass on compete plane. [continue reading…]
A “Harrier GR5/GR7/GR9 Rolls Royce Pegasus 105 Turbofan engine” has been spotted for sale. The listing styates (in part):
This engine has had the three LP fan stages & stators removed & these are not included with the sale of this engine. Ideal for museum display, ground instructional training aid etc. Includes transit/display stand.
The engine is located in Ipswich, UK and is currently being offered for £5,495. Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes a number of additional photos.
1945 Grumman TBM-3 Avenger N108Q (S/N 91188) has been spotted for sale.
Details are limited, although the listing states that the airframe and engine have 150 SMOH. The listing also states: “Water Landing Damage. Yes, Cocoa Beach.”
The aircraft is located in Visalia, California. Pricing is available upon request. Click here to check out the listing.
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A 1962 CF-104D Starfighter (S/N 104633 / N104) has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
This particular two seat Canadian Starfighter was flown over ten years by the Canadian Armed Forces , being delivered in May 1962. It served with the test squadron at Cold Lake, and when the Canadians wanted to decrease their operational F-104 fleet, they sold this jet to the Norwegian Air Force on 20 July 1973. It received serial “4633” and served 334Skv at Bodo Air Base until its retirement on 9 December 1982, where it was put into storage.
The airframe reportedly has 2500 hrs TTSN (400 hrs since restoration by Unlimited Aircraft, Chino, CA) while the General Electric J-79-7 engine has 1200 hrs SMOH by Orenda of Canada. It last flew in November of 2008, but has been “maintained in flyable storage since then.”
The aircraft is located in Arizona and is available for $850,000. Click here to check out the listing.
A Beechcraft AT-11 project has been spotted for sale. The listing states:
Beechcraft AT-11 project. 90% reskinned. All new landing gear bearings, chains and u-joints. Yellow tag gear motor and drive. Yellow tag flap drive. All new engine control cables
The project is located in Princeton, Minnesota and is currently available for US $55,000, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes a number of additional photos.
A Jet Provost T3 cockpit section has been spotted for sale. The listing states:
Jet provost T3 Cockpit. Ideal restoration project. Includes 2 Matin Baker ejection seats. All main instruments have been removed and stored inside house. Both sets of rudder pedals included. Mounted on a wheeled frame. Please note due to size and weight this is collection only. Extras include flight manual and pilot note also flight check sheet. This is an early RAF trainer jet 1962.
The section is located in Liverpool, United Kingdom and is currently available for
£3,100, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the listing, which includes a number of additional photos.
1943 Supermarine Spitfire IX (S/N MH603 VH-IXF) has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
Built for the RAF, MH603 rolled off the Vickers-Armstrong production line in Castle Bromwich during the spring of 1943 and delivered to 39 MU (Maintenance Unit) on 15 October that same year. She then passed onto 405 RSU (Repair and Salvage Unit) at Croydon on 25 October 1943. The Spitfire commenced Operational Service with 331 (Norwegian) Squadron on 3 January 1944 and served operationally coded FN*B (as she is marked today) and flown by Capt. Bjorn Bjornstad, then transferred to 274 Squadron and coded JJ*K on 2 June 1944 where she was flown by Warr Off O.S.G Baker. The Spitfire is noted as going to Fighter Leader’s School, FLS Millfield on 21 August 1944 and then to the Central Fighter Establishment (CFE) Tangmere on 1 June 1945. Following its operational service, the aircraft passed through a number of training and maintenance units.
The aircraft reportedly has 0 hrs since a “comprehensive 100 point restoration by Vintage Fighter Restorations, Scone, NSW, Australia circa 2009-2021.” The restoration was carried out to “the highest standard,” employing “all original British hardware, along with many NOS (new old stock) components and the fitting of new wing spars.” The Rolls Royce Merlin 70 also has 0 hrs SMOH by Air Sparrow Inc, as does the Rotol R12/4F5/5 propeller (0 hrs SPOH by Skycraft UK).
The machine is expected to return to the air in the fourth quarter of 2021. It is located in Scone, N.S.W. Australia and is available for £3,500,000. Click here to check out the listing.
A 1946 Cessna 140 airframe has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
1946 Cessna 140 complete airframe, virtually no damage, updated, in annual, great project, cheap!… This airplane has been tastefully updated for added safety, with the following additions: Cleveland wheels and brakes, Scott 3200 tailwheel assembly (brand new in 2018!), Shoulder harnesses and new seatbelts, Fuselage top strobe, All flight instruments overhauled in 1998 when an upgrade was done… The last annual was performed in November of 2020 and so is not due again until December first of 2021!… The opposite of a barn find or sitter, this is a super well maintained airplane, flown 32 hours since the last annual and still in calendar annual today!!… [continue reading…]
A Bell UH-1H Huey has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Bell UH-1H Huey for static display or possible restoration. This helicopter is complete for static display minus some non-visible interior components. The main rotor turns and flight controls move the engine is installed. I offer the option of selling for flight restoration as I have the logs and data plate. Please know that all of the main rotor, tail rotor, I 90DEG gearbox, transmission, engine, elevators and some instruments are non-airworthy and could not be re-used. They were installed for static display so, I would give some discount and remove them if you don’t want them. This aircraft is not type certificated you must do that yourself. The aircraft does not have release papers but, it did have an N number registry so there is record of military release. Please know that the trailer is not included in the sale.
The machine is located in Tampa, Florida and is currently available for US $58,000, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the listing.
A Rolls Royce Merlin II engine has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Serial #1019. I purchased from a gentleman that bought it as a complete and running engine in 1946. It is being sold as is with no guarantee. It is an amazingly beautiful historical artifact on it’s original shipping cradle. There is a steel shipping container measuring 54” high, 36” wide and 90” long. It weighs approximately 2000 pounds… This is one of the earliest intact Merlin engine that survived the war. A great addition to someones collection.
The engine is located in Kars, Ontario, Canada and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the listing.