Price: £95,000 + VAT
We are thrilled to be able to offer to the market this beautiful Stampe SV4C powered by a DH Gipsy Major 10 MK 2.
G-BPLM is a rare Algerian built Stampe SV4 aircraft built in 1948. They are renowned for being constructed with higher quality wood. The aircraft is covered with ceconite, always hangared with the upper wings and empennage recovered in 2014/2015.
The aircraft has two-piece removable front cover and windscreen for solo flight. Fitted cover set (both single and two seat config). Fitted leather seat cushions both front and back (currently removed as it is flown with a parachute).
Airframe Hrs: 804 Hrs 10 Min. TT
Engine Hrs: 116Hs 10 Min since bottom end overhaul including new crankshaft. TT 850 Hrs 50 Min.
Propeller: HOFFMANN HO21 HM-208 136LK
0H 0M SMOH (FITTED AT ANNUAL)
Trig TT21 Transponder
Becker AR6201-(022) 6W VHF Transceiver w/8.33
PS Engineering PM1000 Intercom
The SV.4 was designed as a biplane tourer/training aircraft in the early 1930s, by Stampe et Vertongen in Antwerp. The first model was the SV.4A, an advanced aerobatic trainer, followed by the SV.4B with redesigned wings and the 130 hp/97 kW de Havilland Gipsy Major engine.
Only 35 aircraft were built before the company was closed during the Second World War. After the war the successor company Stampe et Renard built a further 65 aircraft between 1948 and 1955 as trainers for the Belgian Air Force.
A licensed SV.4C version was built in France by SNCAN (Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Nord), and in Algeria by Atelier Industriel de l’Aéronautique d’Alger, the two firms completing a combined total of 940 aircraft. The postwar SV.4Cs were widely used by French military units as a primary trainer. Many also served in aero clubs in France, numbers of which were later sold second hand to the United Kingdom and other countries. The Rothmans Aerobatic Team flew SV.4C aircraft from 1970 to 1973
Length: 6.8 m (22 ft 4 in)
Wingspan: 8.385 m (27 ft 6 in)
Height: 2.775 m (9 ft 1 in)
Wing area: 18.06 m2 (194.4 sq ft)
Empty weight: 520 kg (1,146 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 770 kg (1,698 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × de Havilland Gipsy Major X 4-cylinder air-cooled inverted in-line piston engine, 108 kW (145 hp)
or Blackburn Cirrus Major III
Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller
Maximum speed: 188 km/h (117 mph, 102 kn)
Cruise speed: 140 km/h (87 mph, 76 kn)
Range: 420 km (260 mi, 230 nmi)
Service ceiling: 6,000 m (20,000 ft)
Photos courtesy of Andrew Goldsmith & Allan Vogel