A 1946 Aeronca Chief airframe project is has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
1946 Aeronca Chief 11AC Project; No Wings, Engine or Propeller; Scott 3200 TailWheel Included; Includes Wing Struts; Logbooks, Airworthiness Certificate, and Bill of Sale; No Damage; 2,250 TT
The project is located in Cincinnati, Ohio and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the listing.
An 80% scale Spitfire Mk 26 has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
FLYING SPITFIRE (mk26 80% scale replica) built from a kit in 2016. TTAF 20 hrs. Jabiru 8 cyinder 5100 engine, fixed pitch prop. A delight to fly with the same handling and evocative shape as the iconic original, but at a more accessible cost. Docile handling characteristics allows any competent pilot with, or aspiring towards, a tailwheel endorsement to fly this and be a hit at any event you attend.
The aircraft is located in Perth, United Kingdom. Click here to check out the listing.
A full-scale, static Spitfire reproduction has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Static full size fibre-glass & steel Spitfire replica with trailer. Rental income from events. Has been used to inspire the next generation and generate income at airshows, local events, RAF benevolent fund and poppies appeal fund raisers. Accessible cockpit. condition average, but authentic. Good small business opportunity, Gate Guardian or Museum piece.
The reproduction is located in Perth, United Kingdom and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
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 states (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.