Detroit Public Schools Aerospace Training Program Auctions Collection Of Engines, Complete WWII Jet

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DETROIT (WWJ) - Here’s your chance to get a piece of flight history courtesy of Detroit Public Schools’ Davis Aerospace training program.

One of the auctions being previewed Monday, June 9 is for a World War II-era jet goes live June 10 at 8 a.m. and runs for 12 hours. According to the description the T-39A North American Sabreliner Jet is not intended for future flight, has no cabin key and has been, “sitting for a number of years.”

Another auction set for June 19 will include 22 vintage engines and propellers.

The Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Vocational Technical Center is a public school training program that has approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) curriculum as well as a fleet of aircraft owned by the school operated and serviced by students and staff.

(credit: biddergy.com)

(credit: biddergy.com)

The school was started in 1943 as the Aero Mechanics High School and changed its name in 1982.

The auctions are part of a series of weekly auctions that began October 17 to sell excess items from the school system.

Kalamazoo-based Biddergy.com is facilitating the online auctions and to date has netted the school district more than $372,000.

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