Bell P-39/P-63

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Bell P-39Q fighter spinner
Bell P-39Q spinner, some damage, no backing plate, can be bent back to shape

(SOLD) Bell P-39 Airacobra project's (Bell P-39 Airacobra)

Extensive collection consisting of several Bell P-39 Airacobra combat veterans of the pacific war.


The main project consists of two P-39 fuselage hulks
P-39D 41-6978 & P-39Q 44-3303, both of which were shipped to the pacific theater in the second world war.
There are also parts from several D, F, L and Q aircraft and multiple identities

P-39D 41-6978 crashed after an engine failure in 1942 in Vanuatu, this wreck was rediscovered and cut into several pieces by locals who removed some parts and scrapped them.

P-39Q 44-3303 survived the war and was demilitarized by the us army by cutting the wings off and severing the fuselage forward of the cockpit.

P-39D 41-6978

Parts included with the project consist of but are not limited to:

full set of digital blueprints
main fuselage section P-39D 41-6978, cut mid cockpit floor, severed aft of rear fuselage attach point
P-39D 41-6978 firewall, pattern
P-39D 41-6978 tail section/portion of rear fuselage, major damage, some good parts/patterns/fittings
P-39D 41-6978 left side nose section, damaged/parts/patterns
P-39Q 44-3103 front fuselage keel section, nose to cut mid cockpit floor, full of fittings/parts/pattern
P-39L nose section from gearbox mount to mid cockpit floor complete
P-39F tail section/partial rear fuselage
One complete wing, one disassembled wing, one half wing and multiple wing sections
Several wing tips
several sets of main under carriage
nose gear & wheel
rear canopy/greenhouse
intake scoop and other body panels
a pair of elevators and a damaged pair on the F tail
cannon mounts
new made rudder pedal hangars & adjust arms
undercarriage leg doors
many wing skins
battery access trays
two nose gearboxes including one new old stock
several drive shafts
original instrument panel from 41-6978 damaged
main instrument panel - good condition
left instrument panel - good condition
right instrument panel - good condition
lower iff box
many instruments
rudder pedals and a couple of sets of hangars including a newly made set
new forward fuselage webs
more than one set of exhaust stacks and several P-400 type stacks
several doors
trim wheel
steel box center section with skins and wing attach forgings, new old stock
nose bowl
several armor sections
multiple front & rear windscreen frames
many stainless exhaust shrouds
access panels
spars (also drawn in CAD)
nose wheel gearbox 12-525-032 - good condition
nose wheel gearbox 12-525-032 - good condition needs bearing repack/cleanup
landing gear switch - good condition
flap switch - good condition
nose gear leg - pattern
nose gear fork - good condition
nose gear wheel - good condition
nose gear scissors - multiple patterns
Aero fuel valve 113974 / 2164232 for o/h 1
lunkenheimer fuel strainer type C-3 parts 1
lunkenheimer oil drain valve good/some external pitting
undercarriage manual retract casting case 12-726-001 -2 and -3 pattern 1
stabiliser hinge forgings x 3, 12-219-006 one good, two slight pitting
fin hinge forging 12-239-002 some pitting
collor, rear fuselage lifting forging 14-333-004 L & R good 2
aileron bearing housing 12-722-016, x2 one good, one pattern
rudder pedals 12-514-004 good to fair 2
pedal brake arm 12-514-002 good 1
gunsight mount 14-741-118 fair, repairable 1
gun loading rod handle unk good 1
cabin roll over forging 14-319-023 cracked 1
cabin roll over forging 12-319-021 light corrosion 1
stabilizer attach fitting 12-339-009 good 1
elevator horn 12-723-019 Damage / hole 1
fin attach fitting, x 4, 12-339-010 two Pitted & two good
stabiliser hinge forging 12-219-506 pitting 1
clevis ends unk good 2
rudder hinge 12-209-003 good 1
nose wheel retract forging 12-522-006 good 1
main wheel bearing housing 12-519-004 good 1
gun mounting unk pattern 1
elevator control quadrant 12-229-007 good 1
aileron control quadrants x3 12-722-017 two pattern, one good
engine mount 12-311-041 pattern 1
bracket engine mount 26-311-034, good
bracket engine mount 26-311-033, good
fin fitting 12-239-003 good 1
propeller control arm 26-633-012 pattern 1
gun handle unk rough 1
engine mount 26-311-033 good 1
fuel filter curtiss new old stock 1
engine mount 26-311-034 good 1
trim tab drive housing - good
aileron trim tab bracket - good
oxygen tubing, 26-734-025, nos
door guessets - many - new
sprockets unidentified
nose wheel retract upper support forgings x L & R good condition
nose wheel pivot - pattern/static
wing reinforcement 14-134-093L good
wing reinforcement good
aileron control horns x3, 12-722-035, one good, one slight pitting, one heavy pitting
elevator rib 14-223-527 over drilled
junction box good/parts
spare fuses cover 14-759-118 good
instrument panel mount 12-732-027 good/repairable
outer cabin door handle 12-362-035 good
body hoist tube x 2, 15-319-065 good
aileron hinge brackets x 3 12-139-002 good/parts/static
bulkhead unknown good
bendix type A-10 magneto switch good
aileron & trim control bracket assy 14-722-060/15-725-048 good
torque tube & collar pitted/static
nose wheel screw retracting assy 12-525-002 parts
rudder pedal adjust arm 12-721-026L good
body keel reinforcement plates/angle 12-313-001 x 2 good and damaged/pattern
flap drive housing assy 12-726-006 damaged/pattern
fin fitting forging 12-239-004 good
brake masters various x 4 good
aileron trim tab actuator bracket 14-725-172 x 2, one good one pattern
wing light cover 12-137-002 x 2 one good one pattern
plate cockpit floor 14-319-057 pattern
rudder gusset 12-249-331 & 12-249-320 rib spacers good
wing tank access doors x 5 good
nose wheel indicator switch guard 14-529-015 good
body access panels x 3, good
tank access cover, good
elevator le sections, good
body/fin attach forgings 12-339-010 x 2, good
gearbox housing access panel 26-891-005 good
parking brake arms 12-519-012 x 2 good
rudder pedal adjustment arms x 5 good/patterns
body turn over fitting 12-319-007 good
vacuum regulator, average
rubbing plate pilots floor, good
stabilizer hinge, 12-219-006 good
gun adjusting mounts x 2 good
lower wing access door, 12-139-119 good
lg/flap switch box housing 14-519-065, good
tacho generator good/for overhaul
flap leading edge hinge, pattern
nose wheel shock strut attach forging 12-529-001, good
fuel pickups x 2, one short, one long, good
elevator horn, 12-723-019, some pitting
rudder pedals, minor damage usable
fuel filter
aero valve, 113974, unk
fuel selector, unk
gun charging handles, x 2, one good, one poor
1/10 hp drive motor, A494/M flap?, good
gun mount adjuster, parts
landing gear bracket 14-529-038, good
fittings, center section splice x 4, 12-143-003, L & R, good
fin fitting front beam, 12-239-003R, good
landing gear drive gearboxes x 4, for overhaul
flap drive sprocket housings x 2, parts
cabin rollover fitting 14-319-023, good but cracked
brake cylinder supports x 2, 12-721-024, pattern
trim tab chain/wire 12-726-026, good
parking brake cable and handle 24-514-024, good
brake discs, multiple, average
fuel sender/float, parts/pattern
37mm cannon magazine, for overhaul
50 cal wing magazines x 2, for overhaul
pesco fuel pump, tbo
titan fuel pump, tbo
deice tank 26-737-041, good
coolant tank
oil separator
50 cal gun support 14-741-109, good
50 cal gun cable, handle, bracket, 26-741-091/8
air filter housings x 3, good
vacuum pumps, for o/h
landing gear motors x 2, one good, one damaged case
cabin rollover forging, 14-319-022, good
bomb release bracket arm forging, 15-743-006, good

large amount of pieces of airacobra wreckage from various aircraft for patterns/parts
many fittings & thousands and thousands of smaller parts
not everything that is available is in the pictures

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$55,000 USD, priced at far less than recovery costs, must be moved soon, will consider parting out.

Located in Australia, Worldwide shipping is available.

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Extensive collection of parts
Schrader oxygen valves
Schrader oxygen valves as used by most WW2 aircraft, unused new old stock $2.50/ea
(sold) Bell P-39D data plate
Bell P-39D data plate from 41-28362 This aircraft was assigned to the 311th fighter training squadron in florida in 1941 when it was destroyed beyond repair in a landing accident by pilot John m McPhee who ground looped the aircraft which was subsequently stripped for parts.Made from micarta by bell aircraft excellent condition.

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