A “great flying condition” 1983 Nanchang CJ-6A has hit the market. The listing states:
1983 Nanchang CJ-6A with smoke and Garmin avionics, IFR capable. Engine Huosai HS-6A 285hp with 420SMOH. Stainless exhaust, Clean kit, New tires, New brakes, Air system just overhauled with new valves and check valves. Baggage compartment, and Excellent Paint. Stainless Exhaust, Garmin GTX 327, GNC 250XL, 2 place Intercom, Narco NAV 122D. Great Airplane Runs Smooth and Strong. Spares included. Can deliver for costs.
The aircraft is located in Lebanon, Tennessee and is currently being offered for US $76,500, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
1944 Grumman / Eastern FM-2 Wildcat S/N 16203 (N909WJ) is currently for sale.
The airframe reportedly has 624.9 hrs since complete restoration by Vintage Aircraft of Fort Collins, CO, while the Wright R-1920-56W engine has 624.9 hrs SMOH by JRS Enterprises. The machine is equipped with an avionics package and wears the U.S. Navy colors of observation composite squadron VOC-1, which operated off of the USS Wake Island and USS Marshall Island during the landings on the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa.
The Wildcat is located in California and is currently being offered for $1,300,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.
(Photo: D. Miller via Flickr)
For his latest stop motion assembly video, YouTuber and master modeler Tom Grigat of TOMs Modelling in Motion has selected the Hobby Boss P-51D Mustang “Yellow Nose” (Product Link) in 1/48 scale.
As Tom points out: “Since I tried to compare the kit to the recent eduard P-51D royal class kit, I added some aftermarket parts to the kit.” These include: Eduard interior, No: 49603; HGWmodels/Eduard seatbelts, No: 148003; Aires “Wheel bay set with doors”, No: 4613; Alutubes from Albion Alloys; Rubber thread from Uschi van der Rosten and Quickboost Resin Propeller.
Click below to check out the newly released video.
A “great example” of a 1969 Aero L-29 Delfin has hit the market. The listing states:
This is a great example of one of the finest jet aircraft ever built by the eastern block countries. These were built to be rugged and to be operated off of grass strips. This airplane is a fairly low time good shape machine. Engine just under 500 hours total time. The airframe around 2500 TT. Ejection seats are cold. Includes a tail cart to split the tail for inspections and maintenance, tow bar, and spares. Great airshow airplane or for that person that always wanted to be their own jet fighter pilot. Sale will include a fresh inspection. Delivery for cost available.
The aircraft is located in Lebanon, Tennessee and is currently being offered for US $52,500, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
Airfix has released the first sprue/test build photos of its upcoming new tool Bristol Beaufort Mk.I model kit in 1/72 scale.
As previously reported, details about the kit (A04021) are currently scarce, although it appears to have two liveries representing N1016 of 22 Squadron and L9866 of 217 Squadron. It is currently slated for release in the autumn.
The newly released photos show parts from this “very early stage” of development and are reportedly subject to “many changes before the kit is released for production.” Click below to see more.
A “one of a kind, corporate configured” Douglas DC-3 (S/N 34378 / NC33611) is available for sale. The listing states (in part):
One of a kind corporate configured 1945 Douglas DC-3. S/N 34378 is the former transport of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Outboard and Marine Manufacturing and EAA. Low total time with only 17,896 hours. This DC-3 was the last of its model to operate carrying passengers for a Part 121 Air Carrier on the US registry and also has a number of historic aviation figures in its logbook such as Paul Poberezney and Jimmy Leeward to name a few. S/N 34378 was the cover for Flying Magazine in August 1981 and AOPA Magazine in December 2016. This is a rare turn-key opportunity to purchase an exceptionally cared for DC-3 with spare parts and support equipment.
The aircraft is reportedly powered by Pratt & Whitney R1830-94 engines with 152 and 920 SMOH by Anderson Aero Engines in 2013. The machine is located in Virginia with pricing available upon request. Click here to check out the complete listing.
(Photo: Acroterion via Wikimedia Commons)
An “excellent condition, low time” 1946 Luscombe 8E that reportedly “turns heads wherever it goes” is available for sale The listing states (in part):
For sale is a 1946 Luscombe 8E in immaculate condition. No expense has been spared when it comes to maintaining this aircraft. Recent upgrades include ADS-B in and out with a Garmin GTX 345 transponder professionally installed by a Certified Garmin Dealer. Continental 100HP O-200-A with 173HRS SMOH and McCauley 1A-101-DCM 6592 prop installed new at overhaul. Fresh Annual preformed in Sept. 2019 as well as an external clean and polish. Interior has been recently refurbished and is in like new condition. All historical records including a complete line of ownership have been kept since 1946! Currently maintained by a Part 145 MX Facility (Lowcountry Aviation) and stored in a climate controlled hangar in Walterboro, SC.
The aircraft is currently being offered for US $44,000, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.
A 1934 Waco YKC cabin aircraft “with rare ambulance option” has hit the market. The listing states (in part):
Jacobs radial – constant speed prop – frame and control services restored – control wheel restored – many more new and rebuild parts including a bump cowl and instrument panel fabricated b Roger James. Disassembled but all parts are there.
The aircraft is located in Kouts, Indiana and is currently available for US $25,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.
HpH Models has released its massive 1/32 B-52 Stratofortress cockpit section model kit.
The new offering is currently priced at €123.97, although this will drop to €120 when ordered together with HpH’s new B-52 1/48 scale kit. The company notes that the new 1/32 scale cockpit section kit consists basically of enlarged parts from the fully detailed cockpit included with the full 1/48 offering.
Consolidated Vultee PBY-5A S/N CV-332 (CC-CDT) is available for sale.
According to the listing, the machine is “in flight conditions” with water bomber equipment installed. The airframe reportedly has 7193 TT, while the two Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 engines are described as having 243 and 127 hrs.
The aircraft is located in Chile and is currently being offered for $350,000 USD, although this is reportedly negotiable. Click here to check out the complete listing.
(Photo: Pedro Aragão via Wikimedia Commons)