A 1953 North American T-28B parts airframe has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
This would be good for a static display, a movie prop, for spare parts for a project, etc. T-28B Serial number 54-138110. Mostly complete airframe. Includes wings, ailerons, flaps, horizontal stabilizers, elevators, vertical fin, rudder, canopy sections (some plexiglass panels are broken or missing), fuselage, most parts are there to assemble it to static display condition. NOT INCLUDED are anything firewall forward, such as the engine and mount, prop, engine cowling and exhaust, instruments, landing gear. The lower forward nose section below the lower longerons was removed to be used on another fuselage. Some smaller parts may be missing, suggest inspecting before bidding. I did not get the data plate and FAA Airworthiness paperwork, so they are not included. Sold as parts only, as-is-where-is.
The airframe is located in Linn, Missouri and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A 1981 Yak 52 has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
N103YK S/N 81-1506, TT 1477, TTE 645, TTSMOHE 506. 8/2020 Annual. Upgrades: Whirlwind nickel leading edge prop blades, Spinner, Wing tips/ NAV lights and strobes; AUX 15 gal tank, canopy cover, auto plug conversion, Kimble oil shut off valve, Leather interior, Hooker harnesses, Landing gear warning system tail cone for FOD screen, Uavionix ADSB in/out, GTX-327, rudder pedal extensions, US Aeroquip hoses, baggage compartment. Russian radios.
The machine is located in Friendswood, Texas and is currently available for US $67,000, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the listing.
A Stearman project has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
It’s a bit more than a project, it’s ready be fired. I spent 9 years of my life restoring this… have all the log books… She is a BEAUTY… everything has been ZYGLOED or MAGNA FLUXED, nothing went uninspected. Have all the paperwork.
The aircraft is located in Wales, Maine and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the listing.
P-51 Mustang ZK-TAF has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
First realistic offer secures. Two seat conversion and currently certified for flying Part 115 Adventure flights in New Zealand. 1600 TT airframe, recent top overhaul of the engine, cooling system and prop overhaul recently complete. All airframe mods and inspections carried out. Great avionics fit. Hangared with NZ Warbirds Association, Ardmore, New Zealand. Fantastic condition overall.
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In his new book B-36 Peacemaker: The Big Stick of Strategic Air Command former SAC Warrior and Air Force veteran H.J. Campbell offers a “concise history, and enduring reference source” on the largest piston engine bomber ever built.
This book is a concise history of the B-36 Peacemaker and its derivatives. It is intended as a quick read, and enduring reference source, that will leave you with a complete understanding of this amazing aircraft’s history. It covers the aircraft’s design and development, including its evolution from the Army Air Corps’ “Giant Bomber” project to the Air Force’s primary strategic deterrence weapon. It includes a complete aircraft lineage chart tracing every model and derivative through its evolution, a complete tail number listing of every aircraft and its lineage, detail specifications for each model, and a comprehensive basing chart by base, model, and year. If you love SAC Cold War bombers, and great planes, you will love this book!
The title measures 8 x 0.27 x 10 inches and spans 111 pages.
Eduard has released a new Weekend Edition Fw 190A-8/R2 model kit in 1/48 scale.
The kit (84114) reportedly includes Eduard plastic parts and decals with marking options for four machines: 1: Hptm. Wilhelm Moritz, CO of IV.(Sturm)/JG 3, Memmingen, Germany, July 1944 2: WNr. 682181, Fw. Hubert Engst, 6.(Sturm)/ JG 300, Lobnitz, Germany 3: WNr. 681343, Obgefr. Karl Kleemann, 7.(Sturm)/JG 4, Welzow, Germany, September 1944 4: WNr. 739431, Ltn. Norbert Graziadei, 5.(Sturm)/JG 300, Lobnitz. Germany, October 1944.
An RV-1D Mohawk cockpit section has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
“Removed from the aircraft the right way abs cut behind bulkhead for a very clean presentation. Everything is intact, electrical, nose gear etc. missing seats and a few instruments. Very very clean, everything moves, no corrosion. Serial is 64-14246. Flew many combat missions in desert storm. Comes with nose gear door with original mission marks.”
The section is located in Calhoun, Georgia and is currently available for US $9,500. Click here to check out the listing.
A BAC Jet Provost has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Beautiful and fun to fly JP4 S/N XR701, TT 5938.2. Engine Vipor 202 ETT 1437.2. Garmin EFIS, transponder no ADSB done yet. Runs and flies great. Fun jet. Paint and interior are good. Low time airframe and engine.
The aircraft is located in Bay City, Texas and is currently being offered for US $25,000, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the listing.
MMPBooks is gearing up to release Polish Wings 31: Avro Lancaster I/III which, as the title suggests, describes the service of Avro Lancaster I/III bombers used by Polish pilots in Britain during 1941-1945.
The book reportedly features 200 photographs (many of which have not been published before) and 30 color profiles (plus top and bottom views of representative aircraft). It measures 8.2 x 11.8 inches and spans 96 pages. It is currently available for pre-order.
Airfix has provided new details on their forthcoming new tool De Havilland Mosquito B Mk.XVI in 1/72 scale.
The kit (A04023) represents the the final major bomber variant of the type and reportedly utilizes “all the latest design and manufacturing technologies available” to the team. It is currently “advancing apace” with release expected sometime this summer.
The latest information details the two liveries to be included with the kit: ML963/8K-K of RAF No.571 Squadron, No.8 (Pathfinder) Group and ML957/HS-D of RAF No.109 Squadron.
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