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1952 BEECHCRAFT 3NM For Sale in .., TX

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.

For Sale$199,500
Posted by Platinum Fighter Sales Updated 9/3/2020

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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
  • 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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