This is a preview of some of the items that will be available to bid at the Silent Auction taking place in hangar 2 from 9:30AM – 2PM on October 21, 2023 during our Open House. You must be present to bid. Since this is a preview, the items listed and their starting bids are subject to change. If you have questions about any of the items please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Yeager’s Quest” framed print
Chuck Yeager Signed “Yeager’s Quest” (X-1) Limited Edition, #844/950, Color Print by Stan Stokes in Framed Display. This 25.5″ x 19.5″ (sight size) print depicts Yeager flying the Bell X-1 rocket plane named “Glamorous Glennis” (after his wife) to be the first to break the sound barrier.
(The photo of the print is not very good due to reflections on the glass…the print itself is basically perfect)
Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
Large handmade model. Needs a bit of TLC.
The Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk was a light 1930s biplane fighter aircraft that was carried by the United States Navy airships USS Akron and Macon. It is an example of a parasite fighter, a small airplane designed to be deployed from a larger aircraft such as an airship or bomber.
Becker Flugfunk AR 3201 VHF Transceiver
The transmitter has wideband tuning over the range 118.000 MHz to 136.975 MHz. Transmitter output power is greater than 5 watts. More information can be found in the Installation and Operation manual.