1954 GRUMMAN HU-16E ALBATROSS N226GR s/n 2132 (G-359)

Price Reduced! $329,000

Airframe:

6,500 hrs TTSNEW

Engine(s):

LH:  Curtiss Wright R-1820-76D 154 hrs SMOHby Genair Corp. (2001) RH: Curtiss Wright R-1820-76D 37 hrs SMOHby Airmotive Inc. (2007)

Avionics:

  • King KTR-9000 Comm
  • King KTR-9100-A Comm
  • King KXP-750A Transponder
  • Garmin 295 GPS
  • P.S. 4 Place Intercom
  • ELT

Equipment:

  • Oil Shut Off System
  • Dual JPI Engine Monitors
  • Sound Proofing Kit Installed
  • Swim Platform, Ladder and Anchor
  • Sump Drains

Propeller(s):

LH: 154 hrs SPOH RH: 154 hrs SPOH

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • FAA Approved Maintenance Program in Experimental-Exhibition
  • No Civil Damage History

PERFORMANCE:

  •             Maximum speed:  205 knots
  •             Cruise speed:  165 knots
  •             Stall speed:  64 knots
  •             Range:  2,478 nmi
  •             Service ceiling:  21,500 ft
  •             Rate of climb:  1,450 ft/min
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Exterior:

Painted in 2002: Silver USAF Rescue Scheme, Good Condition

Interior:

Redone with FAA Approved Materials: 2 additional seats in cockpit, 14 airline seats plus a fold down picnic table in back. Window curtains with tiebacks, and a changing room in the tail with the original relief tube.

2001 RESTORATION DETAILS:

This aircraft received an extensive restoration.  Over 2000 lbs. of military gear removed. Floors removed and interior of hull sprayed with protective material. Floor boards reinstalled and replaced where needed. During the restoration, all O-rings, hoses, gaskets and anything that was rubber was replaced with new.  Complete soundproofing kit installed. The interior was completely redone, with FAA approved materials including headliner, paneling, carpet and new seat configuration.

SPARES PACKAGE:

Engine Core with new Cylinders 2 Drop Tanks 2 Quick Change Units 2 Propeller Assemblies

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  •             Crew:  4
  •             Capacity:  12 passengers
  •             Length:  62ft   10 in
  •             Wingspan:  96 ft 8 in
  •             Height:  25 ft  10 in
  •             Empty weight:  20,000
  •             Loaded weight:  30,353 lb
  •             Max.  takeoff weight:   37,500 lb
  •             Powerplant:  2 x Wright R-1820-76 Cyclone nine-cylinder single-row air-                   cooled radial engine, 1425 hp each
  •             Fuel Capacity:  675 US Gallons internally, plus 400 US Gal in wingtip floats                 plus two 300 US gallon drop tanks
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