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1944 Howard DGA-15P // Goldfinger // N9381H

Tuesday November 21, 2023 - November 28. 2023


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Buyers Premium: 4% of the final sale price


Logbooks build documents and more images:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NcnZ5NfOcbHQJ4wCbbU_NCeJXOhxPnNS?usp=drive_link


Auction Details
Registration Number: N9381H
Make: Howard
Model: DGA-15p
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Description: A marriage of artistry and engineering. This Chip Foose style restoration by the original owner required a designated team of artists and engineers to produce. Once a cherished piece of the Howard W Cannon Aviation Museums collection. It is now owned by a private owner that ready to sell this classic aircraft made modern with aluminum skin and impeccable attention to detail. Dubbed Goldfinger it flies like a Rolls Royce, powerful and stable. A 200mph GS no handed cruise is common. Complete with hidden buttons to release hatches and upholstery and wood panel work equal to Rolls Royce this aircraft is truly a luxury machine ready to be enjoyed.

If you would like for the the Goldfinger to join your collection contact AirSpace today.

• Chip Foose Style hot rodded Howard
• Outstanding attention to detail
• 550 hp Lenoids engine
• 200 mph hands free cruise
• Modern navigation along side classic gauges
• A true marriage of artistry and engineering
• Gas struts, no bounce landing

Airframe Details
  • 89 hrs on record
  • 3 tanks 38, 88, 30  - 156 gal
  • Metal skin and structure restoration in early 2000’s
  • Special cowling
  • View images to see level of detail and quality applied to this build
Engine Details
  • Leonides Mk. 12500 Series
  • 9 cyl piston 550 hp super charge
  • Fuel injection
  • 89 hrs on record
Propeller Details
  • Dehavaland blade type d158/313/1
Avionics Details
  • Garmin GNS 530
  • Artificial horizon
  • Airspeed
  • Turn coordinator
  • Altimeter
  • Directional gyro
  • Dual VOR
  • Clock
  • Oil and Water Temp
  • Climb Indicator
  • RPM Gauge
  • Manifold pressure gauge
  • Fuel Gauges
  • Amp Meter
  • ADF
  • Bendix King KMD150 GPS
  • ELT
  • Dual Radio Bendix King KX 165
  • Sigtronic audio
  • King KT76A transponder
  • CD Player
Additional Features
  • Secret hidden button release in doors for luggage hatch and fuel fill acces
  • Stunning design and attention to detail in all aspects
  • Incredibly stable flight characteristics, no hands no autopilot straight and level
  • 550HP Lenoids British built engine
  • Comes with build manuals and records
  • Completely custom, completely unique
  • Transition training and delivery available

Gold-copper metallic paint with traditional howard markings


Camel leather upholstery Walnut panel Spacious cabin

Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com
Registration Number: N9381H
Make: Howard
Model: DGA-15P
Required Deposit: $5,000
Buyers Premium: 4%

Logbooks, build documents and more Images: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NcnZ5NfOcbHQJ4wCbbU_NCeJXOhxPnNS?usp=drive_link

Blog: https://airspaceauctions.com/1944-howard-goldfinger-n9381h/

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Q: I have been asked what production planes this engine is in. Find info under applications: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvis_Leonides posted by: admin 10/26/2023 11:54 AM CT