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1924 Travel Air 1000, c/n 1, NC241
1929 Travel Air 4000, c/n 1295, NC367M
1932 17R, c/n 1, NC499N
1934 B17L, c/n 21, NC14409 - Collins Staggerwing
1936 C17L, c/n 100, N962W - Cianchette Staggerwing
1938 S18D, c/n 178, CF-BKO
1938 E17B, c/n 231, NC19467 - O.A. Beech Staggerwing
1939 F17D, c/n 333, NC20798
1940 D17S, c/n 395, N20753 - Parker Staggerwing
1944 D17S, c/n 6914, N35JM Munroe Staggerwing
1946 G17S, c/n B-3, N44G - "Big Red"
1946 G17S, c/n B-7, NC80308 Parker Staggerwing #2
1947 35, c/n 18, NC80418
1952 D18S, c/n A-935, N4477
1954 C-45H, c/n AF-824, N7916A
1959 Super E18S, c/n BA-453, N712JS - "Miss Maine"
Travel Air Model R "Mystery Ship" Racing Wings and Tail Group
Model 17 Gear Retraction Model
Model 17 Windtunnel Model
UC-45J Cockpit Display
1960 95-55, c/n TC-1, N9695R Kimmel Baron
1989 A-36, c/n E-2503, N9697R Reiss Turbine Bonanza
1962 D-50E Excalibur, c/n DH-326, N14VU Fabick Twin Bonanza
1961 Super V Bonanza, c/n SV-109D-549, N3124V
Cutaway Bonanza V-35B
1994 Model 2000A Starship, c/n NC-49, XA-TQF, ex-N8224Q
1999 Cianchette Lionheart , c/n 003, N985CC
First flight 28 January 1947.
Issued Special airworthiness certificate by the CAA February 13, 1947
Ferry Flight to Burbank California (7.5 hrs) 25 Feb, 1947
Beechcraft issued Bonanza type certificate March 25, 1947 (NC80418 had flown 35 hours sales demonstration flights by March 25th)
Owned by Pacific Aircraft Sales, with offices in Burbank, Fresno, and Oakland. With factory installed optional dual yoke and dual brakes, NC80418 was operated as the first west coast demonstrator Bonanza through 1948 averaging 5 demo rides per day till the end of 1948.
Fabric flaps and Ailerons! Only the first 40 so equipped.
D-2 through D-170 left the factory with this paint scheme.
The first 50 had the external upper cabin door latch.
20 Gallon Auxiliary tank in Baggage compartment installed by Beechcraft in 1948.
Interior restored to factory original colors, fabrics and patterns.
Instrument panel is as original, new plastic, new placards, new paint etc. modern radios installed.
Original E-165-4, 165 HP, Max cruise RPM 2050.
Beechcraft 215 electric prop. 88 blades, solid state controller.
2300 hrs TTAF.
Engine and Prop approximately 100 Hrs SMOH.
Extensive ground up restoration completed July 2003. Complete disassembly with all parts refurbished or replaced.
New Glass, Insulation, wiring, wing bolts, all rubber (seals, chafe strips, etc.), all hardware, all instruments overhauled, landing gear chromed and overhauled, all magnesium castings replaced with new aluminum pieces (stabilizer mount, ruddervator belcranks), Fuel cells overhauled, all decorative chrome re-plated.
All ADs complied with, speed restriction lifted.
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