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For Sale, Airworthy EE Lightnings x3.. Buccaneers x3.. Hunters x4

Anyone feeling flush?, the South African based fleet is up for sale

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Thunder City Aircraft Company - Historical Military Jets - GoIndustry DoveBid

By Order of Thunder City Aircraft Company (PTY) Ltd Due to Cessation of Flight Operations
A Private Treaty Sale of Historical Military Jet Aircraft in an Airworthy Condition, Included English Electric Lightnings, Hawker Hunters and BAE Buccaneers.

Thunder City Aircraft Company owns the largest civilian-owned collection of former military jet aircraft in the world. These aircraft were used to perform in airshows and also be hired by the public for novelty flight including supersonic flights.



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Featuring:
  • 3x English Electric Lightning's "Mk F6a" (x2) and "Mk T5b" (x1)
    These 3 Lightnings are the only flying airworthy examples in the world today. The English Electric Lightning is a supersonic jet fighter of the cold war era. Equipped with 2 Rolls Royce "Avon 30201C" afterburning turbojets. Capable of Mark 2 (at 15 000ft) and a ceiling of 60,000ft+ and still holds a number of world climb-to-altitude records!
  • 3x BAE Buccaneer's "S Mk 2b"
    These 3 Buccaneers are the only flying airworthy examples in the world today. The BAE Buccaneer was a British low-level strike aircraft. Equipped with 2 Rolls Royce "Spey Mk 101" Turbofans. Max Speed 667mph (at 200ft), range 2,300mi and a ceiling of 40,000ft.
  • 4x Hawker Hunter's (Various Mk's)
    The Hawker Hunter was a subsonic British jet aircraft and operated as fighter-bomber and reconnaissance roles. Equipped with a single Rolls Royce "Avon 12201" turbine engine. Max Speed 715mph (at sea level) and ceiling of 50,000ft


Notice to purchasers:
Buyers premium: 0%
VAT/Tax: 14%
Inspection details: Viewing is Strictly By Appointment only contact John Taylor on +27 82 416 3883 or [email protected]
Payment type: Wire Transfer
Currency: South Africa Rand
Auctioneer: GoIndustry DoveBid S.A. (Pty) Ltd.
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