Brief but scintillating...that's how we want the Yak Collection's webstore to be remembered ! Time to wrap it up though. Why not have one last look around to see if there's anything you need, (but have been putting off), because..We're OUTTA HERE.
First, thanks to all our customers - it has been a pleasure serving you. Second, after September, all remaining inventory will transfer to YS Air in Ramona CA, at which time you may expect more 'conventional' pricing....
How about a spare M14-P jug just for that rainy day? That main Electrical panel ? (which really deserves to be in the Guggenheim). You could be the one to take that lonely low-time Vperod V530 home, or perhaps its time to pimp your ride with fresh fairing sheet metal?
Before the wrap, we'll be having one last little offering for Nanchang drivers too.
We'll actually be back in a slightly different form, fewer used parts, more downloads. All very exciting.
So excuse us while we pupate ( look it up).
The movie 'Dunkirk' was released in late Summer 2017. The aerial action, shot in both Northern Europe and California, includes footage from and of this aeroplane.
More can be learnt about this heavily modified Yak 52TW, to which IMax cameras were attached, by searching 'Yakfire' in the web browser of your choice. Also www.spiritinthesky.co.uk, clearly had a hand in the European filming, and have posted some awesome images on their Instagram account as 'spiritinthesky.
In this short Youtube clip:
...starting at 0.33, Yak devotees will notice familiar outlines.
Now N699DP is being carefully restored to less warlike condition in a quiet maintenance hangar 'somewhere near Hollywood'. Over the past few months, the Yak Collection is proud to have played a part in this refurbishment through the supply of various items from seats and canopies to pneumatic components.
In the photo above, on the floor below the rear fuselage, the sheet metal turtle deck, (part of its previous Spitfire persona), has been removed.
John flies out of KSEE whenever he can scrape together a few bucks to fill the tanks