Given the present scenario when a lot of bizarre things are put on the market, it now seems like money can buy just about anything. We recently spoke of the $3 million worth nuke-proof station and now a fighter jet plan by the name Fouga CM 170 Magister is all ready to go under the auction plane. You don’t have to be a celebrity to own one of these now; having a loaded wallet will suffice for this one is going for sale at the Artcurial Aeronautics Auction, with a price estimate between $76,511- $102,014. Laced with refined engineering, this aircraft seems to have more than tad bit of French Air Force history attached to it.
This private fighter jet plane will grab the attention of all those who have been in the habit of purchasing haute toys and the more original the purchase, the better. Coming to the history bit here, this was plane was was used in the Congo-France war in 1963 and the Algiers war in the late 1960s, has traveled to more than 22 different countries and close to 12,000 of the world’s best pilots have trained using this aircraft.
This aircraft was actually flown by Patrouille de France (La PAF), the Irish Air Corps Silver Swallows, Belgium’s Red Devils, Brazil’s Esquadrilha de Fumaca and Israel’s Aerobatic Demo Team for several years. The fighter jet here was originally designed as a glider and later redesigned improved and manufactured in France as the World’s first large production Advanced Jet Fighter Training Aircraft.