SPITFIRES FOR SALE
Spitfires.com currently has the following aircraft for sale and has a growing inventory of aircraft and restoration projects from around the world. Please contact us for more details on the aircraft listed below or for information of other currently unlisted aircraft that are for sale.
SPITFIRE MK9 ML119 - FOR SALE
ML119 (G-SDNI) was built at Castle Bromwich and delivered to No9 MU at RAF Cosford on the 24th March 1944. In April 1944 it started service with No.1 Squadron at Ayr where it became the personal mount of the Squadron C.O. Henry ‘Pat’ Lardner-Burke, DFC. After Ayr the Squadron re-located to the South West of the UK for a short period before again moving, this time to Detling to help defend the South East against V1 Doodlebugs. It’s itinerant life contined with moves to bases such as Manston, Coltishall and Ludham where it’s prime duty was bomber support. At the end of the war ML119 wAS sold to Czechoslovakia to form a part of their new Air Force. The Czech’s then sold the aircraft in 1948 this time to the Israeli’s (for $23,000). ML119 stayed in Israel for 5 years until it was moved on once more. Rather than shipping them the eight aircraft that made up the burmese contract were flown the entire way with ML119 being ferried by famous A.T.A pilot Jackie Moggridge. The aircraft was finally delivered to No1 Squadron ubaf in Mingaladon, Burma in February 1955, but only a few months after arriving it suffered a forced landing and was struck off charge. for over 40 years thereafter it was used as a gate guardian in various bases in Burma. a US consortium then purchased the airframe and finally it returned to the UK where it has only recently been released as a restoration opportunity.
This Aircraft is particularly special as it exists as a complete, original aircraft exactly as it was when in last flew in the 1950's, and during the war.
COST: £4,250,000 (Restored)
SPITFIRE MK9 PROJECT EN179 - FOR SALE
This is an opportunity to purchase a Mark 9 Spitfire, EN179 as a rebuild project. EN179. The package includes the Identification along with an extensive list of parts both original and new made along with items recovered from the crash site .EN179 was part of the 316 Polish Squadron she was shot down during 1943 whilst taking part in a ramrod operation over France.
COST: £2,850,000 (Restored)