Percival Provosts and spares for sale with Cheffins...

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Popped into my inbox this morning - posted in case of any use to anyone..

https://machinerysales.cheffins.co.uk/m/view-auctions/catalog/id/690/?page=1

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Page 9 is a load of Tempest Typhoon spares, one hopes those doing the rebuilds see them.

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Fascinating. What is the provenance of the Provosts and their components that are being offered for sale?

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Possibly someone has approached them for a job lot to get it back in the air as opposed to individually bidding on everything.

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How many Provosts do you think one might be able to construct from all those constituent parts!

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I shared this auction on Facebook and there is clearly a backstory to these airframes (I know not what) Bruce?

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I’m sure it was this project / airframes that was in Flypast recently and being heralded as a return to flight for one of them?!

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It would be good to get G-AWRY back in the air, but maybe the registration should be changed first!

It was damaged in a forced landing at Englefield, Berks, in 1987.

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I’m sure it was this project / airframes that was in Flypast recently and being heralded as a return to flight for one of them?!

Good call could well be - but I thought that chap had three PP's?

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He did. Perhaps getting rid of excess? Avion I was meaning they would not know what they may need so better and possibly cheaper to buy the lot then sort what you need and flog on the excess.

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Oh, the things you could do with a decent lottery win! I am thinking along the lines of a Piston Provost advanced flying school! :)

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