OV-10 FOR SALE
OV-10D+ BRONCO SN155453
MAX CRUISE SPEED
CREW + PAX
2 + 4 Jumpers
MAX TAKEOFF WEIGHT
Fully Restored OV-10D+ Bronco
Currently flying training missions out of Fort Smith, Arkansas (KFMS), this beautifully restored warbird packs a load of history, weaponry and adrenaline in a two-pilot, tandem seating fully-aerobatic twin turboprop.
1968 NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL OV-10D+ BRONCO S/N 155453 is proven, ready for sale, and could be yours.
Committed to the restoration of these aircraft to certified safe, flyable and enjoyable condition, OV-10 Squadron in Chino, California (KCNO) is passionate about rebuilding and restoring these amazing aircraft for your personal use. We’re also committed to sharing the history with others with our passion.
This aircraft was fully restored in July 2019.
Contact us if you’re interested in owning your piece of aviation history.
Take a Spin
- Guns: 4 × 7.62×51mm M60C machine guns
- Hardpoints: 5 fuselage and 2 underwing and provisions to carry combinations of:
- Rockets: 7- or 19-tube launchers for 2.75” FFARs or 2- or 4-tube launchers for 5” FFARs
- Missiles: AIM-9 Sidewinder (Wing pylons only)
- Bombs: up to 500 lb
- Other: SUU-11/A or Mk 4 Mod 0 gun pods
Behind the Cockpit
- Great Visibility
- Removable second seat
- Ejection Seats (disarmed)
44 ft 0 in
40 ft 0 in
15 ft 2 in
Wing area: 290.95 ft²
Tailplane Span: 14 ft 7 in
Fuel / Capacity: 246 gallons / 1,660 lbs JET A
Crew Seats: 2
Passengers: 4 Paratroopers
Empty weight: 8,050 lbs
Basic Operating Weight: 10,000 lbs
Useful Load: 6,500 lbs
Maximum Payload: 2,500 lbs
Max. takeoff Weight: 14,426 lbs
Max. Landing Weight: 14,500 lbs
Max. Zero Fuel Weight: 10,980
Capacity: 100 cases of beer
Model: (2) T76-G-420/412 turboprop
Power Rating: 1,040 shp each
Propellers: 4 Blade Hartzell
ORDINANCE LOADOUT (Typical)
MK 81 GP Bomb
GPU-2 Gun Pod
Guns: 4 x 7.62 x 51mm M60C Machine GUns
FLIR – AN/ASS-37 (avail.)
IR Suppression Exhaust
ALQ-144 IR (avail.)
ALE-39 w/chaff & flares (avail.)
Hardpoints: 5 fuselage and 2 underwing and provisions to carry combinations of:
Rockets: 7- or 19-tube launchers for 2.75″ FFARs or 2- or 4-tube launchers for 5″ FFARs
Missiles: AIM-9 Sidewinder (Wing pylons only)
Bombs: up to 500 lb
Other: SUU-11/A or Mk 4 Mod 0 gun pods
Night Observation Surveillance (NOS)
Strike Reconnaissance (TAC)
Forward Air Control (FAC)
Cargo & Paratroop Transport
Maximum Speed: 228 ktas
Cruise Speed: 180 ktas
Maximum Range: 1080 nm
Takeoff Distance: 1030 ft @ 10,000 lbs
Landing Distance: 980 ft @ 10,000 lbs
Max. Operating Altitude: 33,000 ft
Max. Climb Rate: 4,000 fpm
Equipment: GTN 750, GTR 226, GTX 326, ADS-B equipped
Backed by Veterans
With a team of committed aeronautical engineers, A&P mechanics, and several aviation history experts, the OV-10D+ is able to fly again.
This Time, It’s Personal
Flying a restored warbird is an honor so few ever experience.
Flying an OV-10 is an experience you will honor for all time.
With Garmin GTN 750 Avionics, the OV-10D+ brings moving maps and ADS-B to the skies. Because this time, you really do want to be seen.
SN 155453 SERVICE RECORD:
- New at factory: January 14, 1968
- 200th Bronco built
- Delivery: VAL-4 NAS North Island, San Diego, CA USA Jan 27, 1969
- Transfer: VMO-6 MCAS Futema, Okinawa Japan April 3, 1972
- Conversion: Modified to OV-10D+ in 1991
- Theaters: Vietnam, Kuwait, Iraq (Deseert Storm)
- VMO-1, VMO-4 NAS Atlanta February 2 1977
- AMARC, Davis-Montahn AFB June 24, 1993
- Disassembled: September 2006 Fort Worth, Texas
- HONORABLE RESTORATION: JULY 2019
US Marine Corps
The OV-10 was first acquired by the U.S. Marine Corps. Each of the Marine Corps’ two observation squadrons (designated VMO) had 18 aircraft – nine OV-10As and nine OV-10Ds night observation aircraft. A Marine Air Reserve observation squadron was also established.
US Air Force
The USAF acquired the Bronco primarily as a FAC aircraft. The first combat USAF OV-10As arrived in Vietnam on 31 July 1968 as part of “Operation Combat Bronco”, an operational testing and evaluation of the aircraft.
The U.S. Navy formed Light Attack Squadron Four (VAL-4), the “Black Ponies”, on 3 January 1969, and operated in Vietnam from April 1969 through April 1972. The Navy used the Bronco OV-10A as
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