Beechcraft airplanes swoop down within reach of aviation collectors

Regular readers will be aware that a major auction of vintage aircraft concluded earlier this month, with a $900,000 bid for a rare Socata TBM 700, whilst those unsold are still available until the beginning of September.

However, the collectible planes from the EAA auction at Airventure are not the only ones on the market: two Beechcraft examples are currently being auctioned online from one site. One you'll have to be pretty snappy about buying, and another you'll probably have to fight for.

The next few hours will see the conclusion of the sale of a 1947 Beechcraft 35, labelled N4496V is currently in Ninnekah, Oklahoma, but as the seller puts it:

"Just flew it on ferry flight I will fly it anywhere in the 48 US"

Beechcraft 1947 vintage plane

Described as "Nice plane new panel no logs but can be reconstructed easy..." the craft has an expected sale price of $29,000, and is not currently being fought over, so it might make a good investment if you can get in on it - but the sale closes by this evening.

Alternatively a 1988 Beechcraft A36 Bonanza N122LG is on offer for a little longer. Its details are: Airframe 2360TT and Engine-41 (factory new in late 2008 and still under transferable warranty).

The paint and interior are in great condition, and various specifications about the avionics are laid out in detail with the listing. With an expected price of $239,000, the sale will close on September 28.


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