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Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by hencohco@icloud.com » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:37 pm

Aircraft Make and Type: Fairchild 24R
Year Model:1947
Airframe Hours: 0 hour
Engine Type and Hours: 0 hour
Prop type and Hours:N/A
Avionics and other equipment: Original
Reason for sale: To Many projects
Viewing Location: Bardgwanath aerodrome FASY
Price: R350,000.00 (No VAT applicable)
Other information: Project
Contact details of owner: Henco Van NIekerk

I Am selling this project due to many projects in the works.

There are 2 fairchild frames. One is fully covered
5 engines which 2 are almost finished.

Extra Engine Parts
6 cranks
3 starters
3 altinators
8 magnitos
14 New Pistons
14 Conrods
2 Engine mountings

Extra avionics
3 Radios
Rpm
Compass
3 Turn indicators
2 Fuel gauzes
2 Oil pressure
2 Oil Temp
3 Altitude
airtemp
3 Amp meters
2 balance
2 Vacume

And enough parts for 3 planes. Its just to much to type out.

I tried attaching images . . . . Failed

Phone or email for images.

Henco 0833977642
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by happyskipper » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:22 am

I saw the airframe and wings of one, and the skeleton of the other + tons of spares, and engines and parts of engines.
For the aviation enthusiast who likes building veteran aircraft, this is an absolute STEAL.
If only I had the time, and money...….. :roll:
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Unread post by V5 - LEO » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:26 am

...had to look it up and man this is really a classic - here is an example pic.
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Unread post by aeronaut » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:55 pm

SOLD😄
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Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:06 am

aeronaut wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:55 pm
SOLD😄
Well done =D>
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by ACE MAN » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:23 pm

Chalkie’s F24W (edit , tks Keaton)
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by happyskipper » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:27 pm

I actually think it's the Fairchild Ranger - with the inverted in-line Ranger engine, as per this photo of KK476, the SAAF Museum's example, which my late father used to fly: The photo credit incorrectly describes it as a Fairchild Argus, which would have had the Radial Scarab engine..
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Unread post by Chris71 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:29 am

The name Argus didn't automatically dictate that it had the radial engine. Argus was simply the RAF designation for the UC-61 version.
Argus 1 and 2 = 165 Warner Scarab radial motor
Argus 3 = Ranger inverted inline 200hp 6 cylinder.

So the photo credit of the SAAF Fairchild KK476 describing it as a Fairchild Argus 3 is indeed correct. The RAF would have called this aircraft an Argus 3 while the Americans would have called it a Fairchild Forwarder.
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Unread post by Air Bear » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:48 am

Or even simpler....
Fairchild F24R R = Ranger Inline engine
Fairchild F24W W = Warner Scarab Radial Engine

So if this is an F24R, it has the Ranger inline engine like ZS-BAM
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by Chris71 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:18 pm

Going to put a spanner in the works Air Bear. While you are correct in the R being the Ranger inline 6 motor, there were also 165hp and 175hp versions of the Ranger motor too. It was only the Argus 3 that had the 200hp Ranger motor and the vast majority of the F24R's in South Africa had this 200hp motor and were Argus 3's (UC-61K)
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by Winchman » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:59 am

Chris71 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:18 pm
Going to put a spanner in the works Air Bear. While you are correct in the R being the Ranger inline 6 motor, there were also 165hp and 175hp versions of the Ranger motor too. It was only the Argus 3 that had the 200hp Ranger motor and the vast majority of the F24R's in South Africa had this 200hp motor and were Argus 3's (UC-61K)
Also known as the 24R46 for those which were civilianised / refurbished and sold after the war, ie 1946

Chris I may be mistaken but I think the Ranger engined version was only 175 and 200 hp. To my knowledge the 145 and 165 hp versions were the round nose Warner Scarab powered version or F24W.

As far as I know Chalkie has or had the only round nosed version but I think it was a conversion of a Ranger utilising a Franklin engine and not the original Warner Scarab. Chalkie?? You there?? Help us.
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by Chris71 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:58 am

This is a 1939 F24R9 with a 165hp Ranger motor.
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And just in case we thought we had this thing sorted I did some more digging and it turns out there was also a 145hp and 150hp Ranger used in the F24 as well :shock:
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Re: Fairchild 24R For sale

Unread post by Winchman » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:09 am

Chris71 wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:58 am
This is a 1939 F24R9 with a 165hp Ranger motor.
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And just in case we thought we had this thing sorted I did some more digging and it turns out there was also a 145hp and 150hp Ranger used in the F24 as well :shock:

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Thanks Chris!

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