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FAV4 - Basic receptacle large

FAV4 - Basic receptacle large

£10.00

FAV4 - Basic receptacle large



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Please note: Shipping/postage costs are applicable to all purchases but due to techincal difficulties that element is not currently calculated at checkout. Prior to checkout please request a shipping/postage quote from us via email at sales@aerovintage.co.uk or telephone on 01580 830215.. Apologies for any inconvience this may cause.

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Sopwith Pup - SL 445 - Gun Timing Plate*

Sopwith Pup - SL 445 - Gun Timing Plate*

£96.00

Gun timing plate as fitted on the nose of the cowls on many Sopwith aircraft, part no. SL 445. These plates are deep etched brass, filled with black enamel and pressed into the double curvature shape of the cowling.
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Sopwith Pup - Whitehead Aircraft strut transfers (varnish fix type)

Sopwith Pup - Whitehead Aircraft strut transfers (varnish fix type)

£5.00

Sopwith Pup - Whitehead Aircraft strut transfers (varnish fix type)

Original And unused!

Rare find and limited in quantity. Difficult to use, but full instructions provided

Size: about 1.3/4" Ø
Price Each
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Sopwith Pup - Set of 3 unmachined castings of Twin Tampier throttle lever assembly for rotary engines, with drawings.*

Sopwith Pup - Set of 3 unmachined castings of Twin Tampier throttle lever assembly for rotary engines, with drawings.*

£120.00

Sopwith Pup - Set of 3 unmachined castings of Twin Tampier throttle lever assembly for rotary engines, with drawings.*

Fitted to all Sopwith types with rotary engines.

Warning! There is a lot of work in making these!
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Pulsator with dome glass and cut-off tap. Fitted to most a/c with rotary engine.*

Pulsator with dome glass and cut-off tap. Fitted to most a/c with rotary engine.*

£200.00

Pulsator with dome glass and cut-off tap. Fitted to most a/c with rotary engine.*
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4332819 Gauge Temperature Mk. 2A

4332819 Gauge Temperature Mk. 2A

£126.00

24-volt fluorescent for use with bulb, transmitting 6A/1775 or 6A/1566
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5C/890 Plug, Type F 3-Pole

5C/890 Plug, Type F 3-Pole

£68.90

Very scarce now, but used on the connecting lead between the gunsight and panel, it goes into socket 5C/892 Socket Type 2, 3-Pole which we also stock, and is screwed onto the instrument panel.
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AGS 226A, 226B and component label (set of 3)

AGS 226A, 226B and component label (set of 3)

£30.00

These are exact copies to the original 1916 RFC drawing in heavy brass, bass relief - a process difficult if not impossible to obtain today. The set includes one Royal Aircraft Factory component label.
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Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ)

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Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ)

Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ) info

Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ), currently owned and operated by the Historic Aircraft Collection (HAC) at Duxford airfield in the UK

This aircraft is very different to the Nimrod I, in that it has swept wings, a tail wheel, a very complex steam condensing cooling system and a gas start system. The engine was more powerful also, a Kestrel VI engine being specified.

The aircraft remains were recovered and donated to the RAF Museum, who held them in store at RAF Henlow. The fuselage only was sold off by the museum when the Henlow storage facility was closed, to Mike Cookman, who was constructing an Hawker Typhoon at the time, from relic parts. Aero Vintage Ltd. bought the Nimrod fuselage from him in August 1991, and later that year, the wings (including the wings from a second Nimrod that Aero Vintage acquired, but a Nimrod I) and tail unit, which by now had re-appeared at the RAF Museum's Cosford 'deep' storage facility. The engine remains with the RAF Museum.

The Naval Air Mechanics School was located at RAF Lympne in Sept 1939 (as HMS Daedulus ll), and we believe the aircraft may have been sent to RAF Lympne as a ground instructional airframe. It next appears at Ashford Air Training Corps hut on the road out of Ashford leading to Canterbury, just on the outskirts of Ashford. The ATC are still on this site, which is just 100 yards from the rubbish dump where the airframe was found. An ex-cadet from that period recalls there being the Nimrod in their hut with the wings stacked behind the fuselage, but whether it came from RAF Lympne or direct from FAA stocks is not known.

Price £2.4 million GBP (f.o.b. Jersey). It may seem a lot of money, but this represents a fraction of its cost as it is an extremely complex aircraft fitted almost solid with equally complex systems. With little technical information available to the restorers, Retrotec Ltd., many years of research were spent in hunting for the extremely rare parts fitted to it, with the restoration now being totally authentic; even the tyres and spark plugs were made specially. This is a rare opportunity to acquire one of the most beautiful biplane fighters in the world, and which helped to forge the foundations for the Fleet Air Arm and the famed Hurricane not forgetting the Rolls Royce supercharged V-12 Kestrel engine, which also lead on to the Merlin engine.

A truly historic and inspirational aircraft in every sense from its beautiful lines to the powerful engine sound, easily confused with the Merlin. It is the only survivor of its type, with just one of the less sophisticated Nimrod I's surviving as well (also rebuilt by Retrotec, and now with the Fighter Collection at Duxford). Fully aerobatic, you can see the aircraft being put through its paces at the Cleethorpes air show in 2012:



See also http://www.historicaircraftcollection.ltd.uk/nimrod/ for more information and photographs.
Contact Guy Black on 01580-830215 or at info@aerovintage.co.uk

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