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Sopwith Pup - Compass card holder and deviation card.* Price per set (card plus frame)

Sopwith Pup - Compass card holder and deviation card.* Price per set (card plus frame)

£27.50

Sopwith Pup - Compass card holder and deviation card.* Price per set (card plus frame)

Fitted to all British military aircraft from the 1st WW to the 2nd. The frame is painted black. The unused card is dated from the 30's, but is identical to that fitted to 1st WW a/c.

Price per set (card plus frame)
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5C/898 - Buttons Push

5C/898 - Buttons Push

£16.88

5C/898 - Buttons Push, Ex mod Military electrical spares and aircraft Spare parts

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Bristol Propeller Transfer

Bristol Propeller Transfer

£11.00

Unused old stock, from the 1st WW they are of the varnish fix type. These are tricky to use and great care is needed. They are not made like this today, but the result is an almost completely flat transfer of the highest quality. Very limited number available, they are just under 3” in diameter. Full instructions are given on how to affix them.
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AGS 895-1 - Crowbar or cable holding clips

AGS 895-1 - Crowbar or cable holding clips

£5.00

These are original AGS items and not modern incorrectly shaped billiard cue holders
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6A/4282 - Glass, instrument for Mk.14R instruments (6A/4320)

6A/4282 - Glass, instrument for Mk.14R instruments (6A/4320)

£7.34

6A/4282 - Glass, instrument for Mk.14R instruments (6A/4320)

Useful for all instruments that have a 2 1/8" diameter glass.

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Fokker Flugeugwerke engine plate

Fokker Flugeugwerke engine plate

£36.00

A good reproduction of a plate fitted to 1st WW German aircraft of that make, such as the Fokker dreidecker (Triplane). 67mm x 122.
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5U/2429 Fuel Pump, immersion type

5U/2429 Fuel Pump, immersion type

£765.00

5U/2429 Fuel Pump, immersion type, appears unused, but storage marks. £765 plus VAT. 1 only available
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5U/2433 Fuel Pump, Immersion type

5U/2433  Fuel Pump, Immersion type

£765.00

5U/2433 Fuel Pump, Immersion type, appears unused but storage marks. £765 plus VAT. 1 only available
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5U/2435 Fuel Pump, Immersion type, appears unused, but storage marks.

5U/2435 Fuel Pump, Immersion type, appears unused, but storage marks.

£1,492.00

5U/2435 Fuel Pump, Immersion type, appears unused, but storage marks. £1,492 plus VAT
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5A/545 5-bank switch. Second Grade

5A/545 5-bank switch.  Second Grade

£26.00

5A/545 5-bank switch. Second Grade.We have a small number of these now very are switch units that have broken elements of the casing. For a static instrument panel, they all look fine from the front and will usually operate normally, but have cracks or broken corners. These are available at less than half the regular price. Enquire for further information and a photograph of the particular switch panel we will be offering you (better quality first, will always be offered).
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MG15 aerial machine gun, original cartridge collecting bag assembly.

MG15 aerial machine gun, original cartridge collecting bag assembly.

£350.00

MG15 aerial machine gun, original cartridge collecting bag assembly. £350
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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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