SIE MÖCHTEN IHREN TRAUM VERWIRKLICHEN UND IHREN EIGENEN WARBIRD ODER EINE T-28 KAUFEN? WIR HELFEN IHNEN GERNE UND BERATEN SIE. HIER UNSERE AKTUELLEN PROJEKTE

NORTH AMERICAN T-28 A PROJEKT (All MAJOR PARTS ARE THERE)

WUNDERSCHÖNE T-28 AUS SÜDAFRIKA IMPORTIERT. STANDORT DEUTSCHLAND.

ZELLE, MOTOR UND PROPELLER NEU AUFGEBAUT. MOTOR R-1300 (800PS)

PREIS 80`000 EURO

NORTH AMERICAN T-28A TROJAN spec sheet

 

AF Serial no :                51-7865 

Mfnr serial no:                174-718

Ethiopian AF tail no:            508

Total airframe time:                4722.00 Hrs.

TTSO by factory maintenance facility:    5.55 Hrs.

AIRCRAFT IS DISASSEMBLED AT THE MOMENT. ALL MAJOR PARTS ARE READY TO INSTALL. RADIOS AND XPDR STILL NEEDED. WE GUESS 400-500 HOURS NEEDS TO BE INVESTED TO BECOME A FLYING REGISTERED PLANE.

 

Aircraft rebuilt by certified Aviation Maintenance Facility

 

EQUIPMENT

-airframe completely dismantled and checked for corrosion

-every single individual item checked, refurbished or replaced

-all ADs and SBs are up to date

-main spar strap strengthened

-structural strengthening to D model std.

-reinforced horizontal stab re-skinned with new thicker 0.41 sheeting

-reinforced flap actuator bracket

-reinforced vertical stabiliser mounting

-low canopy

-completely new canopies

-new windshield side windows

-all fuel lines replaced with new

-refurbished inboard and outboard fuel cells

-all flexible hydraulic lines replaced new

-all control and tab cables replaced new

-acft is completely electrically rewired new

-simpler and cheaper maintenance 28VDC electrical system

-all round 300lb weight loss due to new electrical system

-new AI, DG and altimeters in both cockpits

-new military B8 joystick grips in front cockpits

-overhauled original instruments in both cockpits

 

 

INTERIOR

-entire cockpit dismantled

-paint stripped

-painted cream white

-reassembled with new or individually refurbished parts

-complete new electrical wiring

-all instruments overhauled or replaced

-both throttle quadrants refurbished and rebuilt

-both trim quadrants refurbished and rebuilt

-new military B8 joystick grips

REBUILD HISTORY 51-7865

 

Five salvaged T-28A’s were found in Ethiopia and brought to South Africa in 1998 as part ofa collection of 39

warbirds. They had been sold to Ethiopia as part ofthe MAP (Military Assistance Program) along with spares and

training in 1961. These aircraft were very well maintained and in 1975 placed into complete storage at Deberzeit

AFB as the Ethiopian government changed its political orientation and arms suppliers to the East Bloc.

 

BuNo 51-7865 was built in 1951 and accepted into service on 14 August 1953 with an American training facility.

 

The aircraft finally departed Brookley AFB Alabama Maintenance division at TTAF (Total Time Air Frame) 4289.35

hrs. on 10 December 1961 and went to 2" Air group Asmara, Ethiopia as part ofthe MAP (Military Assistance

Program).

 

The aircraft was used by the Ethiopian AF and maintained under US supervision. EAF operational records have not

been recovered but it is known that T-28 were used as trainers and saw combat in the local power struggles from

1961 through to their retirement around 1975.

 

Service records indicate last flight sometime during 1975 when the T-28s were upgraded to take the 1820 engines,

then stored at Deberzeit AFB as Russian equipment became operational. These aircraft were brought out of

Ethiopia in a 1998 salvage operation along with many other types. Fortunately the Ethiopian climate preserved

these aircraft very well. unusually for Africa not a single part or wire had been removed or damaged.

 

REBUILD HISTORY

Airframe

 

The entire aircraft was stripped down to bare metal and nuts and bolts status. All paint was removed from the main

structure and all small parts. Any corrosion found was repaired and parts were replaced as required. The main

structure was then subjected to various NDT and X ray inspections.

 

The fuselage has been strengthened with extra braces and rivets to accommodate the last status for operational T-

28s. The stabilizers have also been strengthened to accommodate the increased wash and torque ofthe larger,

more powerful R1820 engine.

 

Airframe exterior and interior is currently finished in PPG polar white with cream cockpit in accordance with original

 

Navy color scheme. All components have been overhauled. All control system and surface control bearings are

new and all the control cables have been remanufactured and certified.

 

R1300 engine has been stripped down for inspection after long term storage. New bearings and rings were

installed. The various components (generators, pumps etc.) were all sent in for overhaul and thereafter the engine

was hot oiled and a full run up was carried out at Fields Aviations test rig. The engine ran for a total of 5 hours

during which time oil consumption, temperatures etc. were carefully monitored. Oil filters were regularly removed

and inspected for foreign material. No problems were found and the engine was certified fit for service. The engine

will be extensively ground tested again now that it is on the airframe before the maiden test flight.

 

Electrical / Instruments

 

The entire harness has been remanufactured with new and modern electrical wires. All switches and relays have

been overhauled or replaced as required. The original heavy and complicated 115V/400Hz system has been

replaced by a modern 28V system. New instruments are installed.

 

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R-1820 und R-1300 MOTOREN

3 T-28 A PROJECTS

PRICE 

1.  30`000 EUROS FUSELAGE, ENGINE AND WING

2. 30`000 EUROS FUSELAGE, ENGINE AND WING

3. 25`000 EUROS FUSELAGE, ENGINE AND WING

 

 

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