1956 Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Winjeel Aircraft

Warbirds/Classics

$187,000

plus GST
1956 Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Winjeel Aircraft
Aircraft TypeWarbirds/Classics
MakeCommonwealth Aircraft Corporation
ModelWinjeel
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $187,000 plus GST
LocationVictoria, Australia
Registration NoVH-HFM
Serial NumberA85-440
Year Built1956
Total Time Airframe7323.5
Comments

The Winjeel is a unique totally Australian designed RAAF aircraft that was manufactured at Fishermans Bend Victoria to meet Australian Airforce specifications as a basic trainer aircraft. For most of its service life A85-440 (VH-HFM) was used as a basic trainer at RAAF Base Point Cook in Victoria. In 1976 the aircraft was retired from flying in RAAF service and was allocated to the Tasmanian Air Training Corps where it continued to fly.

Between 1985 and 2024 the aircraft has had four private owners and has not been used for Adventure Flights during this time. The aircraft has a current MR through until December 2024 and is in exceptional condition now awaiting a new owner who is passionate about Australia's remarkable aviation history. The aircraft is sold with a new draw bar, overhauled tug which has been recently completely strip and repainted, as illustrated below. This is a turn key Australian Warbird with nothing to spend and ready to fly.

Engine Specifications

450 bhp Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior, 9 cylinder radial.Bottom end overhaul by Old Aeroplane Co on 17th December 2021 @ 7318.0 hrs.

Propellor Specifications. Overhauled by Aviation Component Services @ 6809 hrs on 11th December 1997. Propeller has 685.5 HTR.

Avionics

Standard RAAF with Bendix/King KY 96A Flip Flop radio and Garmin GTX327 transponder.

Interior

Standard RAAF livery in good working condition for its age.

Exterior

Very Good condition in standard RAAF trainer livery recently reworked.

Additional Features

Aircraft Specifications and limitations

Three seats with provision for a fourth.

MTOW 2090kg.

MTOW for aerobatics 1981kg.

Max G loads +5.0 to -2.4.

Max diving speed - 220kts.

Turbulence speed - 115kts.

Fuel

310lts.

500nm.

*PLEASE NOTE: Aircraft specifications are subject to verification by the purchaser. It is up to you as the purchaser to conduct your due diligence. Unless given to you in writing by the seller, no warranties are implied or given. Aircraft or parts may be withdrawn from sale at any time. If the price does not contain the notation that it is the total price, the price may or may not include costs such as Stamp Duty, Transfer fees, GST and other State or Federal charges. Please confirm price, fees, charges and features with the seller of the Aircraft or Part.

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Seller Information

Contact Name:Daryl Chibnall
Seller Type:Private
Location:Victoria, Australia
Mobile:0409 235 973
Listing ID:10727
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