1952 BEECHCRAFT 3NM For Sale in TX US

      Originally built as a 3NM Navigation Trainer for the Royal Canadian Air Force, this beautiful Beech-18 was returned to SNB-5 configuration during a 2000-01 restoration. Sold by the RCAF in the late 70's, it subsequently went through a number of owners but has never been a freighter. Featured in the May/June 2016 issue of Warbirds Digest.

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      For Sale$199,500
      Posted by Platinum Fighter Sales Updated 12/15/2020

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      Details

      • Status
        For Sale
      • Condition
        Used
      • Year
        1952
      • Make
        BEECHCRAFT
      • Model
        3NM
      • Reg #
        N7185
      • Serial #
        CA-104
      • Airframe
        6970 hrs
      • Left Engine
        629 hrs SMOH
      • Right Engine
        629 hrs SMOH
      • Left Prop
        91 hrs SPOH
      • Right Prop
        91 hrs SPOH
      • Location
        TX US
      • External URL

      Originally built as a 3NM Navigation Trainer for the Royal Canadian Air Force, this beautiful Beech-18 was returned to SNB-5 configuration during a 2000-01 restoration.  Sold by the  RCAF in the late 70's, it subsequently went through a number of owners but has never been a freighter.  Featured in the May/June 2016 issue of Warbirds Digest (pp 34-41), the 2011 Ghosts Calendar (Nov.) and even the subject of a die-cast model, the airplane has been an OSH favorite for years.  Authentic 1950's USMC paint scheme is complimented by a comfortable six-place leather executive interior featuring a couch, writing table, headphone jacks and power outlets.  It has a 278 gallon fuel capacity and nose and cabin baggage compartments.  Panel includes full co-pilot instruments as well as Garmin 530W, 430W and Aera GPS with XM WX, ADSB in/out and a coupled Century 2000 autopilot.

      Spar Strap:

      The Canadian Aerocon Limited STC meets the requirement for center section and outer wing panel straps. CA-104 also has the spar strap modification issued by Dee Howard. Inspections to occurs every 1,500 hrs.

      AD Complied with at 6,827.0 Hrs TT (05/28/17) and due 8,327 Hrs.

      Make
      Model
      Hours
      left engine
      Pratt & Whitney
      R985 AN-1
      629 hrs SMOH
      right engine
      Pratt & Whitney
      R985 AN-1
      629 hrs SMOH
      left prop
      Hamilton Standard
      91 hrs SPOH
      right prop
      Hamilton Standard
      91 hrs SPOH

      Engine #1        

      • Pratt & Whitney R985 AN-1
      • 628.9 Hrs SMOH by Covington 11/04/98

      ?Engine #2

      • Pratt & Whitney R985 AN-1A
      • 628.9 Hrs SMOH by Covington 11/04/98

      Prop #1

      • Hamilton Standard
      • 90.6 Hrs SMOH (05/29/17)

      Prop #2

      • Hamilton Standard
      • 90.6 Hrs SMOH (05/29/17)

      • 6970 hrs TTSN
      • 628.9 Hrs Since Restoration by General Aviation Services

      Avionics:

      • Garmin 530W
      • Garmin 430W
      • PSI Audio Panel
      • Aera 560 Panel Mount
      • Garmin GTX Transponder
      • ADSB In/Out
      • XM Weather
      • Century 2000 Autopilot by Avionics Unlimited

      Other:  

      • Shadin Digiflo-L Fuel Flow
      • Co-Pilot Instruments
      • 286 Gallons of fuel giving an approximate seven hours endurance with a maximum take-off weight of 9300 lbs.

      New leather interior, carpeting, headliner and side panels installed 2010. Six seats: three chairs, three-seat couch. Five headset jacks + 5 "cigar plug" electric outlets in cabin; additional electric plug in baggage compartment. Airstair door. 9/10

      US Marine Corps SNB-5 Scheme by P&J Aircraft Exteriors. 9/10.

      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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