A Lycoming-powered 1941 Naval Aircraft Factory N3N is currently available for sale. The listing states (in part):
Serial Number 4490, Registration N933R, 300 Lycoming Engine, SMOH 125, Hamilton Standard Constant Prop New Fabric & Paint, BT13 Wheels & Brakes
The aircraft is located in Quincy, Illinois and is being offered for US $104,900, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A W670 Continental-powered 1941 Stearman PT-17 Kaydet has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
Classic/Antique Single Engine Airplane, SMOH: 530, Redline Brakes, Registration N6348, Always Hangared, Plane is in great shape!
The machine is located in Woodland, California and is currently being offered for US $94,900, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
Airfix has released a number of new photos showing their upcoming new tool de Havilland D.H.82a Tiger Moth in 1/48 scale.
The kit (A04104) was developed to be “as accurate as possible,” utilizing original research data and engineering drawings as well as information gathered from an airworthy Tiger Moth at Headcorn Aerodrome. It will also incorporate a “clever design feature” for builders looking to acheive maximum detail:
The wing internals have tiny and rather discrete indentations which serve as a guide to the placement of rigging holes, should you decide to go for total authenticity with your build, holes which are not visible if you elect not to rig the model.
The new model will reportedly include to livery options representing K-2585/G-ANKT (formerly T6818), owned and operated by The Shuttleworth Collection and K-4259/G-ANMO, based at Headcorn Aerodrome. The new kit is currently available for pre-order and is expected to be released this spring. Click below to check out additional photos.
A Nanchang CJ 6 has hit the market.
Details are limited, although the machine is described as “excellent airworthy condition” and is powered by a Housai 285 HP radial engine. It has reportedly amassed 2816 TTAF, 447 TTSMOH.
The machine is located in Tonasket, Washington and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A “museum owned, damaged, cheap” Stearman PT-17 is currently available for sale.
The machine is reportedly owned by the Palm Springs Air Museum and was used for airshows, displays and rides until it “lost power just after takeoff” while conducting a passenger flight.
The experienced pilot turned the airplane back to the airport and made a hard, mostly controlled landing, which seriously damaged the fron t of the airplane. The failure was determined to be a fuel line which had collapsed, blocking flow to the engine.
The Stearman is located in Arizona and is currently available for US $8,995, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing, which provides additional history and details damage sustained.
Brickmania has announced the upcoming release of a limited edition 1/35 Albatros D.III LEGO model kit.
The offering (BKM447) boasts 351 LEGO and BrickArms parts, a custom sticker sheet, a printed minifigure and full-color building instructions. Additional features include an “expertly configurated dihedral lower wing matching the true shape of the aircraft,” a pair of BrickArms MG08s, brick-built camouflage on the wings and a printed wood grain propeller.
The kit is currently available for pre-order with an expected release on 3/5/2020.
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An “excellent condition” 1940 Waco VKS-7 is available for sale. The listing states:
NC29372; Serial number 5230. One of only six in the world. Continental W670M engine, 240 HP with only 56 hours since major overhaul. Dual controls, wide landing gear. Fresh annual inspection. 70 gal fuel capacity. ADS-B compliant. New paint. Fabric excellent. Cleveland brakes. Hangared at Gene Snyder Airport (K62), Falmouth, KY.
The machine is currently being offered for US $129,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A restored 1949 Yak 18 has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
Restored Yak 18 original 1900 hrs Total time built in China flyable, Original radios, Goggles, Parachutes, Helmets, Original log books, all new fabric.
The aircraft is located in Groveland, California and is currently being offered for US $80,000, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
Lukgraph Resin Kit has announced the upcoming release of a De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide in 1/32 scale.
The model will reportedly measure 456 x 332 mm and will be available in two boxings, including “2 British painting (camouflage and silver)” and “US Army and Israeli Air Force.” The kit will also boast resin castings, 3D printed Gipsy Six x 2 engine with exhaust pipes, 3D printed passenger seats (8 + 1 reserve), 3D printed pilot’s cabin interior and photo-etched sheets.
The most important elements (wings, fuselage, gondolas) are ready. A gondola consisting of two halves with a motor will be a big advantage of the model (open – you will have to make it yourself – but this is not a problem for an experienced modeller).
The kit is slated to appear “at the turn of April and May this year.” The company states that the price has not yet been determined, but will be “as friendly as possible.” Click below to check out additional images.
A “first generation, rare” Hawker Hunter Mk 1 F.1 has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
WT660 is complete with All cockpit instrumentation and Ejection seat. Cockpit has been restored some years ago and there is an engine available at extra cost. There was a brand new canopy fitted along with brand new front glass and side screens, and I also have another. Brand new canopy if required. The aircraft has been stripped of all old paintwork so would require repainted. There is no jet pipe available.
The machine is located in Inverness, United Kingdom and is currently being offered for £7,500, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.