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1945 SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE FR XVIIIE For Sale in Redondo Beach, CA

Spitfire Mk FR.XVIIIe SM845 was built at Chattis Hill, England in 1945 and it was delivered to 39 MU (Maintenance Unit) on May 30, that year. The aircraft first served with the RAF, then the Indian Air Force. This aircraft was one of eight Spitfires recovered from India by Duxford-based Ormond and Wensley Haydon-Baillie in 1977.

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Posted by Platinum Fighter Sales Updated 9/10/2020

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Details

  • Status
    For Sale
  • Condition
    Used
  • Year
    1945
  • Make
    SUPERMARINE  
  • Model
    SPITFIRE FR XVIIIE
  • Reg #
    G-BUOS
  • Serial #
    SM845
  • Airframe
    246 hrs
  • Location
    Redondo Beach, CA
  • External URL

Spitfire Mk FR.XVIIIe SM845 was built at Chattis Hill, England in 1945 and it was delivered to 39 MU (Maintenance Unit) on May 30, that year. The aircraft first served with the RAF, then the Indian Air Force. This aircraft was one of eight Spitfires recovered from India by Duxford-based Ormond and Wensley Haydon-Baillie in 1977. It passed through several owners before being returned to the air by Historic Flying Ltd. In 1998. SM845 (G-BUOS) was registered as SE-BIN on the 25th of May 2009. Spitfire SM845 was damaged in Sweden at Tynset in Norway when the aircraft veered off the runway during landing.

The Spitfire was subsequently returned to the UK where it has undergone extensive restoration to flying condition by Airframe Assemblies and Historic Flying Limited, SM845 made its first post restoration first flight in December 2013.

£1,450,000 Plus V.A.T. if Applicable

Engine:    

  • Rolls Royce Griffon 65
  • 71 Hours SMOH  by Retro Track and Air

Propeller: 

  • Dowty Rotol
  • 71 Hours TTSN
  • Inspection completed 3/2020?

Spare Engine:  

  • A spare Rolls Royce Griffon 65 overhauled to 0 time SMOH by Retro Track and Air (2016) is available for £150,000?

  • 246.10 Hours Total Time Since New
  • 71 Hours Since Restoration - 2013

Restored to stock original condition: 10/10 

Painted in Royal Air Force Squadron 28 - Hong Kong - silver paint scheme: 10/10 

Seller Information

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Name: Simon Brown
Title: Founder
Company: Platinum Fighter Sales
Address: 409 N. Pacific Coast Hwy #339
 Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 US

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