A Bell UH-1 Huey airframe described as “mostly complete” and “not airworthy” has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

This airframe was used as a prop for a film production company. It has been set up to accept a hydraulic cylinder under the belly. It is missing the engine, rotor, main blades and instrument panel. Otherwise complete.

The airframe is located in Aurora, Oregon and is currently available for US $29,900 although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the listing.

A Centuarus-powered 1947 Hawker ISS Fury FB.10 (OO-ISS) described as “fully restored, it its original configuration” has hit the market. The listing states (in part):

In 1979, American aircraft collectors Ed Jurist and David Tallichet purchased 24 ISS Furies from the Iraqi government and shipped them to Orlando, Florida, USA where they were offered for sale. ISS 249 was purchased by Rob Poynton / Panama Jacks Vintage Aircraft Co. and shipped to Perth, Australia where its restoration began. In 2009, it was sold to its current owner and shipped to Belgium where the restoration was completed by FAST Aero. ISS 249 is only of only four surviving Hawker Fury / Sea Fury which flies with an original Bristol Centaurus 18 sleeve valve engine. This is also the only ISS Fury currently flying in its original Iraqi Air Force markings.

The airframe reportedly has 22.3 hrs since restoration by Fast Aero, Belgium, while the Bristol Centaurus 18 engine has 22.3 hrs since overhaul by Vintage Radials / Mike Nixon. The Dowty Rotol 5 blade propeller has 22.3 hrs since overhaul by Skycraft, UK. The aircraft is located in Belgium and is currently being offered for €1,945,000. Click here to check out the listing.

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A “Stearman PT-13 Lycoming 225 HP Engine R680-B4E” has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

Has been stored inside, needs to be overhauled, obviously. No Log book. Has some accessories, what you see in the pictures. Comes with magneto which is not shown in the pictures.

The engine is located in West Islip, New York and is currently being offered for US $15,000. Click here

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A “custom built, one of a kind, World War 1 inspired biplane” airframe has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

This is a custom built, one of a kind, World War 1 inspired biplane! 2 Place, side by side, 32″ wide cockpit. It was built by an experienced, award winning builder John B. Shively… This plane is not registered and will be sold as parts. It comes with a detailed builder’s log with images and calculations. It was constructed with Sitka Spruce and had a Lycoming o-235-c1 (not included). Aircraft was completed in 2007, but from my understanding was never flown. Fabric tested and is still in good condition… Get her flying quickly or keep as an amazing work of art. Wings off and ready to be transported… Aircraft is essentially complete, minus engine and propeller, which are not included in the auction. Being sold AS IS. Aircraft is not registered with the FAA and will not be sold with FAA aircraft bill of sale, sold as parts only.

The airframe is located in Shingle Springs, California and is currently available for bidding. Click here to check out the listing, which includes a number of additional photos.

A 1940 Taylorcraft BC-65 airframe project has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

This aircraft sustained damage when the engine lost power and was forced to set down short of the runway… The current total time is 4,483. Polyfiber fabric on the whole ship, many, many, many new parts, with loads of receipts. Even though we don’t have the original logs, we have something which may be neater, a complete historical record of every piece of paper filed about this airplane from the beginning, including the original mortgage in 1940, the first annual in 1941 and years worth of additional annuals , sales records, etc., a small books worth! Great reading! And also 337’s, including those from the 1940’s before they were numbered 337! And AD complience and service bulletins, plus service manual, parts manual and owners manuals… This is a great rebuild project, or parts donor for another project.

The aircraft is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is currently available for US $3,995, although bids are also being accepted. Click here to check out the listing, which includes many additional photos and a detailed overview of the damage.

A flying Spitfire Mk 26 described as “all aluminum, up to two seat” has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

FLYING SPITFIRE (mk26 80% scale replica) built from a kit in 2016. TTAF 20 hrs. Jabiru 8 cyinder 5100 engine, fixed pitch prop. A delight to fly with the same handling and evocative shape as the iconic original, but at a more accessible cost. Docile handling characteristics allows any competent pilot with, or aspiring towards, a tailwheel endorsement to fly this and be a hit at any event you attend. £89k Possibly the best purchase you’ll ever make.

The aircraft is located in Perth, United Kingdom. Click here to check out the listing, which includes a number of additional photos.

An Allison V1710-35 engine has been spotted for sale.

Details are limited, although the listing reports that there is “zero time on the rebuild.” It is located in Wichita, Kansas and is currently being offered for US $37,500, although offers are also being accepted.

Click here to check out the complete listing, which includes a number of additional photos.

A “complete” 245 hp Jacobs radial engine has been spotted for sale. The listing states:

Airplane Complete 245 HP Jacobs Engine R-755-9 Army Designation UC78 AC-42-. Comes with Log book and starter as seen in the pictures. Stored inside and was never outside.

The engine is located in West Islip, New York and is currently being offered for US $10,000. Click here to check out the listing, which includes a number of additional photos.

North American F-86F S/N 52-4689 (N8630) has been spotted for sale. The listing states (in part):

Great opportunity to find a very stock and complete example of the best early American jet fighter Will make an outstanding static display or could be restored to flying condition, the aircraft has a current FAA registration but is not certified. It is capable of being certified in the Experimental-Exhibition… No Logs or Records other than USAF historical information.
Aircraft is a complete project with many parts that will require a complete restoration.

Click here to check out the complete listing.

(Photo: Pete Webber via Flickr)

P-51D-30-NA Mustang S/N 44-74829 (ZK-TAF) has hit the market. The listing states (in part):

Built in 1944, it served with both the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) until 1959 when surplused and placed on the civil register. After passing through various US based owners during the 1960’s and 70’s, 74289 was restored by Fort Wayne Air Service, IN with her first post restoration flight taking place on November 13, 1984. She was imported into New Zealand by Sir Tim Wallis in 1984 and has been flying there ever since. ZK-TAF is painted in the colors of NZ2415, a No. 3 Squadron (Canterbury) machine, to represent the 30 P-51’s flown by the New Zealand Territorial Air Force in the 1950’s.

The airframe reportedly has 1599.4 hrs TTSN (restored by Fort Wayne Air Service – 1984) while the Packard V-1650-7 Merlin has 208.8 hrs SMOH by Vintage V12’s / 0 Since Top O/H by Motor Sport Solutions NZ (Feb. 2021). The Hamilton Standard 24D50-87 propeller has 811.55 TTSN / 278.5 TSO hrs Overhaul December 2008 (60 Month A.D. due July 2024).

The machine is located in Ardmore, New Zealand and is currently being offered for $2,395,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.

(Photo: Oren Rozen via Wikimedia Commons)