A 1950 North American AT-6G (S/N 50-1291 / N3518G) has hit the market.

The airframe reportedly has 6040 Hrs TTSN while the Pratt & Whitney R-1340 engine has 156 hrs SMOH by Aero Engines. The propeller is a Hamilton Standard 12D40 with 320 Hrs SPOH.

The aircraft includes new Garmin avionics (March 2019) as well as Red Line brakes, new tires / brakes / battery (Feb 2021) and an annual completed in Feb 2021.

The machine is located in California and is currently being offered for $240,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.

HK Models has announced the upcoming release of a new B-25H Mitchell model kit in 1/32 scale.

The offering (01E037), dubbed “Gunships over CBI” includes Cartograf decals with two marking options representing S/N 43-4975 “Kid Sister” and 43-4244 “Peggy,” both of 81st BS/12th BG. A number of additional images have also been released which can be seen below.

The kit is currently slated for release some time in March.

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A 1957 Antonov AN-2 has been spotted for sale. The listing states:

This Airplane Runs has all log books, has US Registration, has air worthy Certificate, needs final Inspection. Antonov 1957 built in Russia. Engine 1000 HP copy of Wright 1820 with about 430 HR. Aircraft is covered in Poly Fiber, the Engine was ran about 3 weeks ago. This Antonov comes with lots of parts. – Spare Engine has 350 HR – Spare Fuselage – Spare Wings uncovered – Spare Control Surfaces – Spare Instruments – Spare Flying Wires – Spare Wheels – Spare Breaks – Spare New Tires for Main – Spare New Spark Plugs – Spare Wings for Parts – Miscellaneous Engine Assessor – All Maintenance and Repair Manuals – Seating for 12 + 2 Pilots – N56GC

The aircraft is located in Auburn, California and is currently being offered for US $40,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.

MENG has announced the upcoming release of a new Fokker Dr.1 kit in 1/24 scale.

The kit (QS-003), which follows the 1/32 example released in September, will span 299.99mm and measure 243.2mm in length, an impressive size that “can better show the features of this legendary triplane.”

Features reportedly include precision PE parts and clear parts, as well as a bevy of details:

he airborne machine guns have one-piece metal cooling jackets and PE gun sights. The air-cooled rotary engine is a typical product of its times. The 1/24 scale engine features more realistic and detailed construction. This model features accurate wing structure and realistic fabric covering. The wheels are highly detailed. The text and canvas texture are replicated.

As of this writing, a release date has not yet been announced. Click below to check out additional images.

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A Jet Provost project has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

Bought with intentions of restoring to a static display however unfortunately other things take priority. The photos are exactly as the plane stands so please study them very carefully to see what’s included. Since owning this I’ve seen quite a few of the parts required to finish this (looks wise) available for sale either new old stock or just second hand so without too much effort you could find the bits required to make it look complete.

The aircraft is located in East Barkwith, United Kingdom and is currently being offered for £2,200. Click here to check out the complete listing.

Two Grumman F9F Panther projects described as “suitable for restoration to fly” are available for sale with a newly reduced price.

A rare opportunity to obtain rare historical and classic jets for a fraction of their restored value. Simple cable controlled and with basic systems, these aircraft will be basic restoration projects without the need for any costly rebuilding. Just rebuild systems and reassemble. Currently no Panthers are flying or under restoration to fly. Exclusive opportunities and airshows certainly await.

The projects consist of an F9F-4 (sitting on landing gear – no known corrosion), and an F9F-5. Two Allison J-33A Turbojet engines are also stored in cans with test cell logbooks. The current owner has reportedly acquired many spare and NOS Grumman Panther parts for use in the restoration of these two aircraft.

The machines are currently being offered for $135,000 or will package with an F-84G Thunderjet project for $229,000. Trades will reportedly be considered. Click here to check out the complete listing.

A 1941 Piper J3C-65 has been spotted for sale. The listing states:

LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT 1941 Piper J3C-65, Wood Spars, est 3225TT,est 788SMOH (Cont 65-8 flange crank), Metal Prop, in 2016 ALL NEW Poly-Fiber fabric, Poly Tone finish, glass, floor boards, Ldg Bungees, Large baggage, SEA/SKI fittings on fuselage, AUX right wing tank installed but not PLUMBED, Struts have ROLLED FORKS AD Compliant. LOGS started NEW 2019 (Certified Data from FAA Records) because LOST IN TRANSIT??? ANNUAL due 05/2021. Hangared SN64 in Goddard, KS.

The aircraft is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.

Eduard has released a new ProfiPACk edition Spitfire Mk.IIa model kit in 1/48 scale.

The kit (82153) includes Eduard plastic parts and decals, pre-painted photo-etched parts, a painting mask and marking options for five machines. Liveries represent P7881 flown by S/Ldr. Michael L. Robinson, CO of No.609 Squadron; P8387, flown by Sgt. Stanislaw Blok of No.315 (Polish) Squadron; P8038, flown by Fl/Lt. Brendan E.F. Finucane DFC of No.452 Squadron RAAF; P8081, flown by Fl/Lt. Tomáš Vybíral of No.312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron and P7840 of No.340 (Free French) Squadron.

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A Bell UH-1H airframe has been spotted for sale. Details are extremely limited, although the listing is accompanied by a number of photos detailing the interior and exterior of the section. It is located in Fargo, North Dakota and is being offered for US $38,750, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.

HK’s new 1/48 B-17F model kit has been spotted for sale.

As previously reported, the offering (01F002) includes marking options for the famous “Memphis Belle” as well as “Old Faithful” of the 358th BS / 303 BG. It spans 658 mm, measures 474 mm in length and includes 254 parts.

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