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Someone Is Building the North American P-51 Mustang of Your Dreams for $2.45M
Someone Is Building the North American P-51 Mustang of Your Dreams for $2.45M

27 Feb 2021, 08:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / North American Mustang P-51 project can end up either as a single-seater P-51D, or as a dual control TF-51, depending on needs and budget

 
Republic F-84 Thunderjet Was One of the First Nuclear-Capable American Fighters
Republic F-84 Thunderjet Was One of the First Nuclear-Capable American Fighters

21 Feb 2021, 09:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Republic F-84 Thunderjet was the first aircraft to be capable of in-flight refueling, and the first of its kind to be capable of holding a nuclear weapon

 
Two-of-Few Grumman F9F Panthers Would Be Incredible in a Dogfight at Air Shows
Two-of-Few Grumman F9F Panthers Would Be Incredible in a Dogfight at Air Shows

20 Feb 2021, 10:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A pair of Grumman F9F Panthers are for sale, still in need of restoration. Panthers were used extensively during the Korean War.

 
1954 Beechcraft T-34 Mentor Served the Dominicans, Now Selling Incomplete
1954 Beechcraft T-34 Mentor Served the Dominicans, Now Selling Incomplete

14 Feb 2021, 10:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This 1954 Beechcraft T-34 Mentor was used by the Dominican Republic Air Force, now selling with restoration work still ongoing

 
This 1958 Lockheed C-130 Hercules Is Selling to Civilians, Paratrooper-Ready
This 1958 Lockheed C-130 Hercules Is Selling to Civilians, Paratrooper-Ready

13 Feb 2021, 08:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This 1958 Lockheed C-130 Hercules is said to be the only one in the world to have been approved by the FAA for civilian use

 
1959 Grumman HU-16 Albatross Left Search and Rescue Behind, Looking to Retire
1959 Grumman HU-16 Albatross Left Search and Rescue Behind, Looking to Retire

7 Feb 2021, 08:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Grumman HU-16 Albatross was designed as an amphibious plane, making it an ideal it an ideal piece of hardware for search and rescue operations

 
Beechcraft C-45H Is a Military Plane You Can Get for the Price of a Premium Car
Beechcraft C-45H Is a Military Plane You Can Get for the Price of a Premium Car

6 Feb 2021, 09:09 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This Beechcraft C-45H was with the 118th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, then 118th Tactical Fighter Squadron, now for sale.

 
This 1952 Beechcraft 18 in USMC Overalls Inspired a Diecast Model, Can Be Yours
This 1952 Beechcraft 18 in USMC Overalls Inspired a Diecast Model, Can Be Yours

31 Jan 2021, 12:09 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This 1952 Beechcraft 18 in USMC livery was featured in some of our time's most famous specialized magazines, and it was even the base for a diecast model

 
1944 de Havilland Dragon Rapide Is One Primitive Plane in Today’s Skies
1944 de Havilland Dragon Rapide Is One Primitive Plane in Today’s Skies

30 Jan 2021, 08:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1944 de Havilland Dragon Rapide is a biplane built in the UK, served with the military for three years, is now up for grabs

 
Navy-Spec 1959 McDonnell F-4 Phantom Is One of a Kind, Selling for $3.25 Million
Navy-Spec 1959 McDonnell F-4 Phantom Is One of a Kind, Selling for $3.25 Million

24 Jan 2021, 09:43 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This 1959 McDonnell F-4 Phantom is only one of its kind presently in private hands, but also capable of flight in the right hands

 
1997 Yakovlev Yak-9 in Russian WWII Overalls Is a Scary Sight in American Skies
1997 Yakovlev Yak-9 in Russian WWII Overalls Is a Scary Sight in American Skies

23 Jan 2021, 08:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This 1997 Yakovlev Yak-9 is a replica made by the Russians of the fighters they used in the Second World War against the Nazis

 
Pack of 1961 Douglas A4 Skyhawks with Tons of Hardware in Tow Selling for $5M
Pack of 1961 Douglas A4 Skyhawks with Tons of Hardware in Tow Selling for $5M

17 Jan 2021, 08:13 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Three 1961 Douglas A4 Skyhawks are waiting a buyer willing to pay $5 million for them and turn them into some formidable show team of planes

 
1945 Yakovlev YAK-3 Is a Red Army Fighter That Made It to California
1945 Yakovlev YAK-3 Is a Red Army Fighter That Made It to California

16 Jan 2021, 08:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This 1945 Yakovlev YAK-3 is part of a pack of fighters that joined the fight against the Nazis, it now resides in sunny California

 
1950 Fiat Centauro Dropped Its Daimler Engine for a Rolls-Royce One
1950 Fiat Centauro Dropped Its Daimler Engine for a Rolls-Royce One

10 Jan 2021, 09:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Fiat Centauro is a World War II aircraft made by the Italian carmaker, somewhat based on Germany's Messerschmitt Bf 109

 
1940 Curtiss P-40 Once Bought for $50 Is Now Selling for $1.57 Million
1940 Curtiss P-40 Once Bought for $50 Is Now Selling for $1.57 Million

9 Jan 2021, 10:23 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1940 Curtiss P-40E served with the Canadian Air Force then became a tourist attraction, now looking for a new owner to possibly fly it again

 
This 1951 Bell 47 Helicopter Was in MASH, Then Went On to Count Cattle
This 1951 Bell 47 Helicopter Was in MASH, Then Went On to Count Cattle

3 Jan 2021, 06:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1951 Bell 47 Helicopter, one of the stars of the M*A*S*H TV series, is selling following a rough ride; asking price is not disclosed

 
1943 Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk Shark Squadron Tribute Looks Ready to Bite
1943 Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk Shark Squadron Tribute Looks Ready to Bite

2 Jan 2021, 09:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1943 Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk wrapped in the livery of the British 112 Shark Squadron is presently for sale for $1,795,000

 
Last of Its Kind 1959 Pilatus P3 Is a Warbird Training Gem
Last of Its Kind 1959 Pilatus P3 Is a Warbird Training Gem

1 Jan 2021, 10:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1959 Pilatus P3 is one of many training aircraft made by the Swiss company; this particular one was the last to roll off assembly lines

 
Pilatus P2 Served in the Mighty Swiss Air Force, Is Cheaper Than a McLaren GT
Pilatus P2 Served in the Mighty Swiss Air Force, Is Cheaper Than a McLaren GT

27 Dec 2020, 10:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Pilatus P2 is a Swiss made trainer aircraft used extensively in the years following the Second World War; it's now selling for under $200k

 
1949 Hawker Fury Had 2,800 HP Engine Swap, Is Looking For a New Pilot
1949 Hawker Fury Had 2,800 HP Engine Swap, Is Looking For a New Pilot

26 Dec 2020, 11:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1949 Hawker Fury is one of the planes that served in Iraq decades ago; it had an engine swap after a forced landing in the 1980s