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1949 Boeing YL-15 Scout // Airventure Grand Champion // N4770C

Auction Starts May 22, 2024

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Registration Number: N4770C
Make: Boeing
Model: YL-15
Year: 1949
Auction Start Date: May 22, 2024
Seat: 2

Location: Inquire

Description: The only airworthy of 12 built Boeing YL-15 “Scout”. A true show-stopper and living museum piece. This Scout won the Golden Wrench at Oshkosh in 2017, the Grand Champion at Oshkosh for Post WWII Warbirds in 2017 and won returning Grand Champion Post WWII in 2018, 2019 and 2021. The attention to detail in this restoration is unparalleled. If you love attention on the ramp, American history, and warbirds this is your bird. This Airframe has been a part of the current owner's family for 70 years. He passengered as a child with his father, and after his father's passing, he restored it as he wanted to pilot this unique and beautiful bird. 13 years after the restoration was initiated it was complete, a true labor of love, this award-winning bird is now ready for a new home. Aircraft is sold with a spare wrecked airframe, 40’ trailer of Boeing parts, and Restricted Type Certificate #16 Research and register today.

  • Rarest STOL aircraft on the planet
  • 2017 Golden Wrench
  • 2017 Post WWII Warbird Grand Champion
  • Museum-quality piece of living history
  • 18 MPH stall /  101 MPH cruise
  • Spare Wrecked Airframe and 40’ trailer of spare Boeing parts
  • Extensive documentation of 13-year restoration process

Airframe Details

1949 Boeing YL-15 “Scout”
S/N 47-432
Time Since Complete Restoration 85
Fuel Capacity 2x 10.5 +  25 gal aux
Stall Speed: 18 MPH
Cruise Speed: 101 MPH 
Redline 200 mph
Lift-off Distance: 187’
(See additional performance specs in logbooks)

Engine Details

Lycoming O-290-7 (SN L-008-859-6)
SMOH 85
ETT 279.7
Propeller Details
McCauley 1A17\L8043 Fixed Pitch (SN 50619)
TT  685.9
TTSO 85 hrs

Avionics Details

Altimeter
Artificial Horizon
ELT
RPM
Fuel Gauge x2
Volt Meter
Oil Temp
Oil Pressure
Clock
Air Speed
Vertical Speed
Turn Coordinator
Amp Meter
Hobbs Meter
ADSB Out 
King Radio? KX196
Transponder Panel Sandia 365
Intercom PS Engineering PM501

Additional Features

Relief Tube
Flare Tube
Period Original First Aid Kit
Spare wrecked Airframe
40’ Semi-trailer full of parts for maintenance
Buyer responsible for trailer storage and hangar rental at the time of transaction completion

Exterior

10/10 Factory Anodize Exterior primed PPG Epoxy Top Coat Silver Float Lacquer Stencils/stars/bars/numbers painted and period correct All screws indexed

Interior

10/10 Interior skins and frames - zinc chromated period correct yellow or green Seat cushion and forehead pad, control gust lock bag - NOS military green canvas period-correct details

Auction Details

Contact Phone: 254-735-5030

Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com

Registration Number: N4770C

Make: Boeing

Model: YL-15 Scout

Required Deposit: $5,000

Buyers Premium: 4%

Start Date: May 22, 2024

End Date: May 29, 2024 12:00 pm

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Q: Where is aircraft located after sale? Makes a difference whether I bid or not. Thank you. posted by: bcbcbc 5/14/2024 9:03 PM CT
A: THis AC is located in Oregon. It also comes with a 40' trailer full of parts, spare (wrecked) airframe and the type certificate for reproduction