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Cessna O-1E Bird Dog

Price: $185,000 USD

A stunningly restored Cessna Bird Dog in Vietnam War livery

Aircraft Information

This Cessna L-19 / C305 was used by the Italy army.

Serial number is 305M-0001 arrived Italy and was issued Bureau number 61-2955.
this Bird Dog has undergone and extensive rebuild, every bolt removed and new installed.
The aircraft was disassembled and carefully inspected. The wings, landing gear, tail, struts and engine mounts. This Bird Dog is presented in near perfect condition. 

This particularly aircraft bears the livery in the honour of four Bird Dogs which flew in the Vietnam War with the dog mouth.

Engine has had a complete overhaul and has a new oil cooler with increased  performance.

The engine is a CONTINENTAL O-470-11 and it has 10 hours Since Overhaul and around 1500 hours of TTSN
the aircraft has 3250 hours TTSN and 10 hours since overhaul, first flight after rebuild was 27 February 2022.

Original propeller:  9047 (90inchs, also overhauled)

This great Bird Dog is fitted with a Garmin GTR 225A (8,33mhz) with intercom
Transponder GTX327 mode – C, Smoke system with 2 injectors.(Smoking Planes system with custom smoke tank), Dummy rockets and two original bomb racks. 
All military antennas
New windows
New tires and brakes(originals)
All fuel system with new gaskets
All hydraulic system with new gaskets
Tow hook
All interior military radios
New seat belts.
Aircraft exterior and interior is 10/10.
A lot of spare parts, and a spare engine(disassembled)This Bird Dog is on the  Spanish register. 

Pre-buy inspection is welcome. Viewing is highly recommended. 

All inquiries to [email protected] or contact Allan Vogel on +44 776 993 4646.