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Issue #19 Contents:
36 Pages – Wright Tour Guide: Examining Sites and Artifacts Connected to the Wright Brothers and the Birth of Powered Flight (Part 6); Spotlight: Shannon Air Museum’s Standard E-1; New Zealand Warbirds Association’s Siemens-Schuckert D.IV; News Briefs: Curtiss Jenny Reproduction Returns Home After 15 Years, PFM’s New Acquisitions; Products
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E-flite has released their first ever Focke-Wulf RC model, described as “the most detailed, best handling, and highest performance Fw 190A model yet!”
As previously reported, the 1.5m offering reportedly includes a removable drop tank, molded-in panel lines and guns; a factory-installed, high-power 6S-compatible brushless motor with large diameter 3-blade prop and simulated engine fan; Fits 6S batteries from 3200-7000mAh to deliver level flight top speeds up to 80+ MPH and nearly unlimited vertical performance; retractable main gear with scale-like length and shock-absorbing struts for operation from a variety of surfaces including grass.
The model is available in PNP with Smart Technology (EFL01375) and BNF Basic with Smart Technology (EFL01350).
Product Page (PNP / BNF)
Roden has released a new tool SPAD XIII (Early) model kit in 1/32 scale.
Details on the kit’s (634) contents are limited, although it features four marking options representing machines in Italian, British and French service.
Click below to check out the product page and additional images.
A Hawker Hurricane aft fuselage / empennage has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Here we have a replica Hawker Hurricane rear fuselage, rear main plane and fin for sale. Built by RRS Aviation, Hawkins, Texas. It was part of 2 Hurricanes that were built using original parts from 5 other aircraft which were purchased from Jack Arnold in Canada. Displayed at the Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio as Z3174/XRB it was sent Hawker Restorations who rebuilt the aircraft using original parts. At this stage the replica rear fuselage, fin and mainplane were removed. The completed aircraft was returned to the US. Internally built from square welded tubing the metal from is covered with wooden stringers and formers and which in turn are covered with a doped and painted Irish linen to form the skin as shown. This rear section was built to be functional and there are various pulleys which are internally mounted. Included are also several fuselage panels and 2 large wing sections.
The section is currently on display at the Fenland Aviation Museum near Wisbech, UK and is available for £3,600. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A Slepcev Storch STOL aircraft has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
This is one Super STOL aircraft that is a ¾ scale replica of the famous German plane, the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch. If you want the ultimate STOL aircraft then this is the one. Some of it features are: Rotax 912ULS 100 HP engine, Whirlwind STOL 75 inch 3 bladed propeller with spinner (new)… Full leading edge slots… 220 hours TTSN on airframe and engine, Built by the factory in Serbia in 2007 and imported into the US in 2007 with 75 hours TTSN, Experimental Certificate with Operating Limitations… MicroAir comm radio, Becker ATC 4401-1 Transponder with blind encoder, 8:50 x 6 tires, Marc Ingegno wheels and disc brakes, Maule tailwheel with solid tire, All new fuel system with electric aux pump and return line to tank, Fresh Conditional Inspection at time of sale
The aircraft is located in Priest River, Idaho and is currently being offered for US $65,000, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes additional information and photos.
A 1946 Bellanca Cruisair Senior 14-13-2 has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Tenth owner since new, Aug 1946, purchased December 1991, flying and in-license since purchase. N86728, Ser# 1089, TTAF 2060; complete restoration 1973-76 , always hangared since restoration complete Jan 1976; Ceconite 101 is good. Franklin 6A4-165-B3 – heavy case; 606 SMOH; R&L Slick impulse mags; POC oil cooler; 35A alternator; Tarver Aeromatic F100 propeller; Terra – TX760D Comm, TN200D VOR/ILS, and TRI-NAV CDI, Narco AT150 Xpndr, SkyHunter 1221.5/406 ELT, PS Engineering 2-place Intercom, second comm. boost TX transformer plus antenna on belly for handheld; Wheelen Comet Flash strobes – white wing tips and a red belly.
The aircraft is located in Simpsonville, South Carolina and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes a lengthy list of features and maintenance highlights as well as additional photos.
ICM has announced the development of a new B-26K Counter Invader model kit in 1/48 scale.
Details about the upcoming release (48279) are currently limited, although a number of renderings have been released, additional examples of which can be seen below.
A “parts or restore” 1947 Beechcraft V35 has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Last flown and annual inspection 2009. Has been stored in open sided hangar in Selma, CA. Ruddervators tested in 09 and well within limits. Overhauled gear motor. E225 with hydraulic Prop. Plane will need much maintenance to fly out. Prefer purchaser uses as parts plane. Sold as is where is. Plane is currently in enclosed hangar and it is available for rent or can be moved to tie down. No reserve auction. Sold with bill of sale. ENGINE is an E185 Per Paperwork TTAF 6993 SMOH 957 1996 Paint Poor condition Rudders tested 2001, always under cover since. Airplane complete.
The machine is located in Fresno, California and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A 1939 Luscombe 8A has been spotted for sale. The listing states:
A-65; SMOH 800hr; Shoulder harness STC; BAS tail pull handle STC; None electrical system; ADSB exempt; LSA Qualified; 4gal per hour fuel burn; Cheap & fun to fly
the aircraft is located in Boulder City, Nevada and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A 1958 Jodel D112 has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):
Glorious to fly and easy to maintain! 46hrs since top end rebuild to the tune of £6000. Extensive history and records. G-BAUH is a used aircraft and not a hangar queen and as such shows signs of age, but this is how I like her, mechanically maintained to a great standard, airframe and canvas in excellent condition but the paint is showing signs of use.
The aircraft is located in Norwich, United Kingdom and is currently being offered for £13,950, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.