Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

 

Famous as the “shark-mouthed” aircraft of the legendary American Volunteer Group―”Flying Tigers”―the P-40 was first flown in 1938

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk




Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

 

The Curtiss P-40 had a production run of 13,738 aircraft, making it the third most produced US fighter of WWII. Famous as the “shark-mouthed” aircraft of the legendary American Volunteer Group―”Flying Tigers”―the P-40 was first flown in 1938, and was used by the United States and many of its Allies throughout the war.




Curtiss P-40 Warhawk



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P-51 Mustang Arriving From Fullerton




P-51 Mustang
P-51 Mustang

 

The “Old Guys” here will recognize these…Al Redick, Supe Hoisington, Dick Harrison, Jim Maloney and, of course, Steve Hinton. We just got the plane in from Fullerton.  From D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge, through reconnaissance missions and combat, fighting flying bombs and Me 262 Stormbird jets, P-51 Mustang pilots saw it all during World War II. 



QuickSilver P-51
QuickSilver P-51




P-51 Mustang: Seventy-Five Years of America's Most Famous Warbird
P-51 Mustang: Seventy-Five Years of America’s Most Famous Warbird

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War Birds Parked at Kingman, Arizona, Soon After WWII

War birds parked at Kingman, Arizona, soon after WWII.  This photo was taken shortly after the end of the war.  Most of these spectacular and valiant B-17 bombers were sold to salvage companies shortly after the war.  They were reprocessed into all kind of metal products.  More than likely something used by everyone today has a little piece of history in it.




War birds parked at Kingman, Arizona, soon after WWII.
War birds parked at Kingman, Arizona, soon after WWII.

 

War birds parked at Kingman, Arizona, soon after WWII.  This photo was taken shortly after the end of the war.  Most of these spectacular and valiant B-17 bombers were sold to salvage companies shortly after the war.  They were reprocessed into all kind of metal products.  More than likely something used by everyone today has a little piece of history in it.





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The Thinking Pilot’s Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It

The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It
The Thinking Pilot’s Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It

 

This is a great book that is well written! It contains a great deal of information for the Old or New Pilot to think about.  It also conveys common sense flying and the reasoning behind it.

In a provocative and sometimes controversial style, this guide starts where standard-issue flight training manuals leave off. The Thinking Pilot guides you deeply into topics that weren’t taught in flight training-everything from how to really do a preflight, through keeping your passengers happy, scud running, precautionary landings, and how to survive a crash. It includes a detailed introduction to flying floats, skis, aerobatics, and classic airplanes; probes some of aviation’s dirty little secrets, explodes myths, and presents the best, most succinct guide to flying tailwheel airplanes ever written. Rick Durden was once described as aviation’s Renaissance Man. He is an Airline Transport-rated pilot with experience in some 200 types of airplanes, a practicing aviation attorney who has been involved in hundreds of aircraft accident cases, writer, aviation magazine editor, safety counselor, flight instructor, volunteer pilot in remote areas of the U.S. and Central America, and has been the executive director of a nonprofit conservation organization making use of aircraft and volunteer pilots throughout much of North America.









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E-Flite Electric BNF Bind And Fly Basic Carbon-Z Cessna 150 2.1M R/C Airplane Aircraft EFL1450

E-Flite Electric BNF Bind And Fly Basic Carbon-Z Cessna 150 2.1M R/C Airplane Aircraft EFL1450
E-Flite Electric BNF Bind And Fly Basic Carbon-Z Cessna 150 2.1M R/C Airplane Aircraft EFL1450

 

E-Flite Electric BNF Bind And Fly Basic Carbon-Z Cessna 150 2.1M R/C Airplane Aircraft EFL1450

No name in aviation is as well known as Cessna. This fantastic-flying, giant-scale recreation of the Cessna 150 includes features like scale LED lighting, a shock-absorbing nose strut, fully functional flaps, wheel pants, and more.

This airplane is available through Hobby-Sports

Price:US $399.99





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Crew of the Boeing B-17 Fortress Man-O-War

Crew of the Boeing B-17 Fortress Man-O-War
Crew of the Boeing B-17 Fortress Man-O-War

 

The crew of the Boeing B-17 Fortress “Man-O-War” from the 323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. This aircraft was shot down by Hptm Johannes Naumann on a mission to Kassel (Germany), crashing at Opijnen, Holland, on 30 July 1943. Eight of the crew were killed, two became prisoners.




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P-51 Mustang Ferocious Frankie

FMS P-51 Mustang Ferocious Frankie 6CH 1700mm (66.9") Wingspan with Flaps LED Retracs PNP RC Airplane Warbird
FMS P-51 Mustang Ferocious Frankie 6CH 1700mm (66.9″) Wingspan with Flaps LED Retracs PNP RC Airplane Warbird

 

The first of the giant 1700 series of aircraft to arrive is the fabulous P51 ‘Ferocious Frankie’ Mustang. It features unbelievable scale finishing and best of all requires minimal effort as its simple assembly will have you ready to take to the skies in just several hours.
The air-frame features a removable 2 piece wing that is simplistic in attachment and connection.
The cockpit is adorned with the full complement of dials and levers and the hand painted pilot finishes the effect. Upfront, the scale shape spinner and reinforced nylon four blade propeller really does give a purposeful look. As you would expect, the huge brushless out- runner motor is mated with a top quality ESC enabling stunning flight performance.
Metal gear servos handle all the control surfaces and are fast with great centering performance.

Spec:
Wingspan: 1700mm/66.9in
Overall Length: 1,480mm/52.2in
Flying Weight: Around 4080g
Motor Size:5060 KV360
ESC: 85A
Servo: 3*9g analog,1*17g metal digital, 6*25g metal
Radio: 6 Channel(Not Included)
CG (center of gravity): 120mm(From Leading Edge)
Prop Size: 17 x 9 in 4 blade
Recommended Battery: Li-Po 22.2V 3300-4000 mAh 25C(Not Included)
Aileron: Yes
Elevator: Yes
Rudder: Yes
Flaps: Yes
Retracts: Yes, 3pcs(main and rear landing gear)
Approx. Flying Duration: 6 minutes
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14+
Experience Level :Intermediate
Assembly Time: 1.5 hour
Material: Druable EPO Foam
Package Options: PNP(not include Radio, Receiver, Battery and Charger)

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Very Big size warbird - wingspan 1700mm/66.9in, Overall Length 1,480mm/52.2in, brushless 5060 KV360 motor, 85A ESC, 6S configuration
Very Big size warbird – wingspan 1700mm/66.9in, Overall Length 1,480mm/52.2in, brushless 5060 KV360 motor, 85A ESC, 6S configuration
FMS P-51 Mustang Ferocious Frankie 6CH 1700mm (66.9") Wingspan with Flaps LED Retracs PNP RC Airplane Warbird
FMS P-51 Mustang Ferocious Frankie 6CH 1700mm (66.9″) Wingspan with Flaps LED Retracs PNP RC Airplane Warbird




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1980 Bonanza A-36TC Turbo-Prop Conversion, 420HP Allison 250-B17C, Experimental

1980 Bonanza A-36TC Turbo-Prop Conversion, 420HP Allison 250-B17C, Experimental
1980 Bonanza A-36TC Turbo-Prop Conversion, 420HP Allison 250-B17C, Experimental

1980 Bonanza A-36TC Turboprop Conversion, Great IFR panel, Allison 250-B17C

 Once you fly a turbo-prop, you will never go back to piston!

Airframe Total Time: 3391.8 Hrs

Engine: 420HP Allison 250-B17C S/N CAE-880346
Keystone Turbine tracks all the times,

TTSN: 2359 Hrs, 3,500 hr TBO.

Tons of life left on all engine components.
Time Since New Hot Section:
708 Hrs, due in 1067 hrs
Time since CZI and overhaul: 79.3 Hrs, with all new wheels, 1216 hrs till impeller is due.
Fuel Control, and fuel pump units just overhauled by Keystone, 3 hrs SOH, 2000 TBO on FCU, 3500 TBO on pump.
I have a component time sheet that I can email as well.

Prop: Hartzell HC-B3TF-7A, Hot boots, Full Feather and Reverse.
301.6 TTSNEW, (2006), overhauled in 2014 by East Coast Propeller, 133 TSOH

Avionics:

-Garmin 530 WAAS

-Garmin SL30

-Garmin MX20 MFD with Traffic and Terrain

-Garmin GMA 340, 6 place intercom

-Garmin GTX 330 transponder, ADS-B compliant with just a software upgrade and cable

-KFC 200 autopilot with FD, recently overhauled, works Great!

Exterior: New Paint Nov 2013, Useful load of 1450 lbs.

Interior: Gray Leather New 2002, (All new side plastic New 2014.)
-6 place Club seating, or the middle row can be flipped for 6 Forward facing,
-Condition Inspection due Oct 2017!!
-IFR Cert Due 5/28/2018, current GPS data base.
-Osborne Twenty Gal Tip Tanks for 114 Gallons total useable,
-Both Fuel Bladders replaced with new this year!
-EI Fuel Flow Computer,
-Factory O2, bottle needs re-cert.,  I have a small tank I use when it’s just me.
-Electric Air Conditioning, Electric Heat, and Bleed Air heat.

-Once you fly a turbo-prop, you will never go back to piston!

Climb at 2,000+ FPM, cruise at 185-210 KTAS, burning 25-29 gal/hr, NO shock cooling, come down at 1500 FPM if you want, Near STOL take off and landing.

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E-flite Convergence VTOL PNP, 650mm

E-flite Convergence VTOL PNP, 650mm
E-flite Convergence VTOL PNP, 650mm

 

VTOL (Vertical Takeoff and Landing) RC models are usually a mixed bag when it comes to performance. If they are stable, their speed and agility is often lackluster. If they are nimble, pilots have to work harder to transition between hovering and airplane flight. The Convergence™ VTOL park flyer changes all that. Its unique design and exclusive flight control software give you the best of both agility and stability while making the transition between multirotor and airplane flight so smooth and predictable, you will feel right at home your first time on the sticks.

Sleek and Simple




Unlike complex VTOL aircraft that rotate the entire wing and require as many as four motors to achieve vertical and forward flight, the Convergence™ park flyer uses a simple, yet sleek, delta-wing design with three brushless motors – two rotating motors on the wing and a fixed-position motor in the tail.

In multirotor flight the wing-mounted motors rotate up into the vertical position to provide lift and flight control along with the motor in the tail

Click Here For Purchasing Details Price: $219.99 & FREE Shipping




Click Here For Purchasing Details Price: $219.99 & FREE Shipping

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