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  • 1955 NORTH AMERICAN T28D


    General Specs

    • For Sale
    • 1955
    • NORTH AMERICAN T28D
    • VH-MEO
    • 49-1724
    • AUS

     

    199000 $199,000
    AUD

    Platinum Fighter Sales

    http://www.platinumfighters.com
    • (800) 210-1951
    • Simon Brown / John Rayner

      409 N Pacific Coast Hwy #339

      Redondo Beach, CA 90277 USA


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    199000 $199,000
    AUD



    General Specs (cont.)

    3,996

    298 SMOH

    298 SPOH

    Used

    1992

    1992

    N/A

    Additional Classifications


    Detailed Description

    Platinum Fighter Sales: T-28D-5 VH-MEO. Combat Veteran. 298 hrs since restoration. Darton Clean Kit.

    Avionics / Equipment

    Icom A210VHF
    King KX175 Nav com
    Narco AT50A Transponder
    
    
    Darton Clean Kit

    Airframe

    3996 Hours Total Time Since New
    298 Since Restoration

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    Wright 1820-86B
    298 Hours Since Major Overhaul

    Interior / Exterior

    Painted gray
    
    Royal Loatian Air Force - original paint scheme

    Remarks

    1955 North American T-28D-5
    
    Annual Completed 11/2013
    
    
    History:             
    Service history: converted from T-28A to T-28D by NAMCO, Columbus; to SMAAR, McClellan AFB, Sacramento, on 9 September 68; delivered from McClellan to MAP/Laos, Udorn, on 8 October 68, but GI, that is returned from MAP to McClellan on 8 October 68, so not delivered at that date; redelivered as 49001724 by SMAAR, McClellan AFB, to TL MAP on 7002.
     
    USAF aircraft officially serialled 49-1724, maintained by Air America, Udorn, but flown under the command of AIRA, that is the USAF Attach, Vientiane; current on 1 August 71 , on 1 April 72 (List of Assigned and maintained aircraft at Udorn of 1 April 72, in: UTD/CIA/B49F2), and still on 1 June 73 (List of Assigned and maintained aircraft at Udorn of 1 June 73, in: UTD/Bisson/B5, bore the Erawan; based at Luang Prabang. 
     
    Fate: evidently definitively transferred to the RLAF in 1973; transferred to the Lao Air Force (Air Force of the Laos Peoples Army) as 34 in 1975; possibly one of the 29 former RLAF T-28s used by the Air Force of the Laos Peoples Army to bomb Hmong refugees in the hills of Laos in 1976/7).
     
    Stored at Xieng Khouang airfield before 1984, until finally sold to Keith Death of Albury, NSW Australia in 1988; the aircraft was dismantled, trucked to Savannakhet and finally to Bangkok, and then shipped to Sydney in December 1988. 
     
    As VH-MEO in May 92; registered. on 29 May 92;  painted in a grey Royal Lao Air Force color scheme.
     
    Location: Australia
    
    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION UPON INSPECTION