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The North America T-28 was designed just after WWII primarily as a trainer for the F-86 Sabre but also proved itself to be a potent counter-insurgency and ground attack platform during the Vietnam War.
The aircraft has remarkable performance, very similar to the P-51 Mustang, and tremendous handling characteristics. Its primary asset, however, is unquestionably the view from the cockpit; with a high seating position and large canopy you really can see everything!
This aircraft is in immaculate condition and benefits from a freshly overhauled engine, which combined with is excellent maintenance status and very low airframe hours, presents to market a truly exceptional example!
5 hrs Since complete overhaul
Hamilton Standard 43D50. 6951A-18 blades
Repainted in 2106 to USAF scheme representing LT692
Garmin GTS-320 Transponder
Becker secondary com
Darton Clean Kit
Additional luggage box in cargo bay
Cleared for aerobatics
CAA approved for aerial work (photography / passenger flights)
Full dual control, instrument equipped, rear cockpit
Built as a T28-A in 1951, S/N 51-7692 went into servicewith the United States Airforce as a trainer from 1951 to 1958. The aircraft was then converted to a ‘Fennec’ powered by the larger Wright 1820 engine and delivered to L’Armee de ‘Air where it saw active service in the Algerian war.
The Aircraft has been owned by the present owner since 2018 and maintained by Air Leasing Ltd at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton, UK.