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  • Make/Model: Percival P56 Provost
  • Power: Piston
  • Engines: Unpowered
  • Listing ID: 5163694
  • Partner ID: 61195
  • Posted On: Apr 6, 2024
  • Updated On: Apr 6, 2024


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For Sale or Trade Rare
2 X Percival Provost Project

Both undergoing restoration to fly sold at current stage with
options to purchase or trade as is or complete flying

Both Aircraft have full logs and mod and fatique histories.

Part life or inhibited Alvis Factory Overhauled Engines Zero Houred

Access to Complete Percival and RAF APs and Manuals

Provost 1 is Ex Royal Air Force
One of the Last flyers ex RAF College and RAF Air Traffic School Shawbury.
Currently undergoing repaint at a major Defense facility and completion as an assembly kit.
Wings and surfaces have been completed fuselage still to finish.
good Fatigue life remaining on all major components.
Requires instrumentation and radios
Alvis Overhauled Engine

Provost 2

This is the last known potentially airworthy IAC Provost T51 in private ownership in the world.
An incredibly rare piece of Irish Military Aviation History.

The Provost is an entry level tail wheel Warbird with very classic British Handling.
Designed to emulate the Piston and Jet Fighters of the late 1940s
With the same Pneumatic and Electrical Systems as Spitfire and Vampire.

Fully Aerobatic, crisp 90 degree roll rate frise ailerons, loops from cruise.
Rate Of Climb 2200 ft per min

550 Hp Alvis Leonides Radial Super Charged and Fully inverted Fuel and Oil Systems

1995KG MTWA capable of being flown on a UK LAPL Licence

UK Permit to Fly CAA or Subject to Approval LAA.

Airframe has 2431 Hours Total Time Last flown in 2010
Significant detail work to restore to fly was carried out.
Some sheet repair to fuselage required - major work done.
Wings require repairs which could be organised or sold as is

The Aircraft is currently in RAF Colours - awaiting Paint Shop Slot to refinish in IAC Colours

Airframe 29,000 plus Engine either Used or Zero hour

Trades Considered
Option to Purchase Outright or Syndicate Options possible - England, Scotland, Ireland or Export Worldwide

We have been Operating Provosts for over 25 years and have a reasonable knowledge base.
Good spares holding to complete each airframe.
Serious Enquiries Only by Email with telephone number

Picture of Irish Provost 177 at Baldonnel in 1973 in its historic Boss roundrel scheme.

David Ogilvy's Once Manager of the Shuttleworth Collection
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