Finding visuals...
  • The Locator
  • Airframes Database

    Social media...
    Follow AV on facebook
    Follow AV on Twitter @aerial_visuals
    Follow the AV YouTube Channel

    Site navigation...
  • Home
  • Desktop Calendar
  • FAQs
  • About Aerial Visuals
  • Contact Aerial Visuals

  • Search For Airframes Now
    Search - Index - Gallery - Reports - Lists - AV Needs You!

    This page documents a history of a specific aircraft. The details provided vary from aircraft to aircraft and are dependent on the research and amount of data uploaded to the Aerial Visuals database.

    Airframe Family: Hawker Sea Fury
    Latest Model:Sea Fury
    Last Military Serial:UB-451 UBAF
    Construction Number:ES-9505
    Last Civil Registration:N20SF {2}
    Latest Owner or Location:Sanders Aircraft Inc, Ione, CA

    If you can add to the history or would like to submit a correction please use the editor to do so.

    If you have a photo of this airframe to share then use the photo upload tool.

    The Airframes Database depends on user contributions to stay current.
    If you have any news about this airframe or photos which you would like to share please do so
    by using the links above.
    The more you and others share the better the database becomes!



    Constructed as a Sea Fury.

    19 June 1950

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Royal Navy with s/n VZ368.


    To Hawker-Siddeley Aircraft Ltd, Langley.

    Assigned civil registration: G-9-3

    From December 1957 to By 1979

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Union of Burma Air Force with s/n UB-451.

    From 1979 to By 1982

    To Frank C. Sanders, Chino, CA.

    October 1982

    The rebuild was work was carried out at Chino, CA. This was a composite restoration using components of s/n VZ350. Configured as a racer with a PandW R-4360 installed.

    From July 1983 to By 1990

    To Sanders Aircraft/Frank C. Sanders, Chino, CA with c/r N20SF {2}.

    6 August 1983

    First flight.
    Flew at Chino.

    Raced as #8.

    Circa 1985

    Photographer: Michael Huggins
    Notes: Hawker SEA FURY TMK 20 DREADNAUGHT (N20SF) cn#ES-9505, Chino (CNO)

    September 1985

    Flown by Neil Anderson in the 1985 Reno Air Races, Nevada with a qualifying speed of 429.430 mph.

    September 1986

    Flown by Rick Brickert in the National Championship Air Races at Reno, Nevada at 434.48 mph.

    13 August 1990

    To Sanders Aircraft Inc/Dennis and Brian Sanders, Chino, CA.

    September 1995

    Photographer: Jacqueline Fischer
    Notes: Reno-Stead, NV

    Circa 2003

    Photographer: Ken Videan
    Notes: At Reno.

    Based at Sanders Aviation, Eagles Nest Airport, Ione, CA.
    View the Location Dossier

    27 October 2004

    Certificate of airworthiness for NX20SF {2} (SEA FURY TMK 20, ES-9505) issued.

    By 16 September 2010

    Raced as #8.

    16 September 2010

    Photographer: Mike Henniger

    To Sanders Aircraft Inc/Dennis and Brian Sanders, Ione, CA.

    Restoration started.

    13 September 2011

    Photographer: Mike Henniger
    Notes: Photographed at the Reno Air Races.

    13 September 2011

    Photographer: Mike Henniger

    13 September 2011

    Photographer: Mike Henniger

    5 May 2012

    Photographer: Michael Huggins
    Notes: At the Planes of Fame Air Show, Chino

    11 September 2012

    14 September 2012

    Photographer: Mike Henniger
    Notes: Photographed at the Reno Air Races.

    17 September 2012

    Photographer: Mike Henniger
    Notes: Photographed at the Reno Air Races.

    27 April 2014

    There was one fatality. The accident occurred at Port Richmond, CA, United States. The damage was substantial. On April 27, 2014, about 1606 Pacific daylight time, a Cessna 210E, N4962U and a Hawker Sea Fury, N20SF, collided in flight near Port Richmond, California. The private pilot in the Cessna sustained fatal injuries; the commercial pilot and one passenger in the Sea Fury were not injured...
    For a complete description of the event read the NTSB Report.

    3 December 2014

    To Sanders Aircraft Inc, Ione, CA.

    2 May 2015

    This dossier is waiting for review by an editor.This airframe dossier is based on
    unreviewed imported data.
    If you can verify the documented history or add to it with additional text and/or photos please feel free to do so by using the upload tool and the history editor.

    Data for airframe dossiers come from various sources. The following were used to compile this dossier...

    Print Sources
    U.S. Military Out of Service 2010 by Andy Marden
    Warbirds Directory, 5th Edition by Geoff Goodall

    Internet Sources
    Federal Aviation Administration in the United States of America
    National Transportation Safety Board
    UK Serials Resource Centre by Wolverhampton Aviation Group

    Individual Contributors
    Mike Henniger
    Peter Nicholson

    Tell Others About this Airframe Dossier
    Forum Link: [URL=][IMG]/home/users/web/b1393/nf.aerialvisuals/public_html/AV/Support/Logo_20x20.jpg[/IMG]Aerial Visuals - Airframe Dossier - Hawker Sea Fury, s/n UB-451 UBAF, c/n ES-9505, c/r N20SF {2}[/URL]
    Direct Link:
    Send a link to this page to a friend...
    Check the Box:

    Copyright 1993-2018
    The Aerial Visuals pages are best viewed with a screen at least 800 pixels wide.
    In case you are wondering Aerial Visuals is a huge fan Google Chrome. If you do not have Chrome installed why not?
    Aerial Visuals requires cookies and Javascript to function correctly. Please ensure these features are enabled in your browser.
    Aerial Visuals is powered by Netfirms.