BTC to host Aviation Center online auction

A 1968 Bombardier Learjet, a 1970 Huey Helicopter, turbine engines, a HUGE collection of airborne test-sets and a wide range of shop equipment all will be part of the Blackhawk Technical College Aviation and Training Center online auction, beginning April 30.

Working with Gerlach Auction Company, the oldest family-owned Industrial Commercial Auction and Appraisal Company in Wisconsin, BTC is making available for sale more than 80 items.

Inventory for the auction may be previewed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, Tuesday, April 22 and Monday, April 28 at the BTC Aviation and Training Center, located at 4618 S. Columbia Dr., Janesville, WI 53545.

Auction inventory can also be previewed online at  Interested participants need to register on by May 2 to bid.   

Auction items available include:

Air Frames

(1954) Bell 47 Rotocraft Military H13 Sioux Helicopter, (1960) Cessna 210 Airplane, (1968) Cessna TU206C Super Skywagon Airplane, (1957) Cessna 172 Airplane, (1968) Cessna U206C Super Skywagon Airplane, (1965) Cessna 150E Airplane, (1965) Raytheon Beechcraft 55B Baron (T42) Airplane, (1968) Bell OH58A Rotocraft Kiowa Military Helicopter, (1971) Raytheon Beechcraft King Air C90 Airplane, (1970) Bell UH-1H Rotocraft Iroquois (Huey) Helicopter, (1962) Raytheon Beechcraft G18S Airplane, (1961) Sabreliner CT-39A Airplane, (1968) Bombardier Learjet 23 Airplane

Testing Equipment
Tronair Battery Pack, Model 11-6606-1000, Startcart II 637 Hours, Tronair Single System Hydraulic Power Unit, Delorean Airplane Tug, Model T40, LP Gas w/Tow Bar, (2) Consolidated Airborn Test Sets, Kollsman Instrument Test Set, IFR  & ATC Test Sets, DC Power Supplies, (2) Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzer, Arrav Loran-C Simulator, Heathkit Ing Analyzer and more!

Aircraft Engines & Props
Allison Gas Turbine Engines, Continental Aircraft Engines, AVCO Lycoming Aircraft Engines, GE Aircraft Engines, and several props of all makes and models!

Shop Equipment
Delta Rockwell Variable Speed Drill Press, Makita 14” Chop Saw, Millermatic Mig Welder, Miller Deltaweld 450, Miller Syncrowave 250, Miller Thunderbolt 225, Miller Spot Welder, Hypertherm Max 40 Plasma Cutter, Grob Vertical Band Saw, H-Frame Hydraulic Shop Press, Sheet Metal Table, Stake Plates, 30” Niagara Table Top Brake, Niagara Crimper, Lockformer Easy Edger, Pexto Crimper, Wells Horizontal Band Saw, Pneumatic Chisels, Hammers, Drill, Grinders of all sizes, Snap-On Air Wheel Balancer, Snap-on Voltage Tester, Sensor Aircraft Analyzer, Snap-on Valve Refacer, Amerex Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher, (2) Delta Double End Pedestal Grinders, Porter Cable 15” Disc Grinder, (3) Tronair 10,000# Hydraulic Lifts, (4) Meyer Hydraulic Lifts, Tronair 24,000# Hydraulic Lift, Regent 6,000# Axle Jack, 20,000# Hydraulic Jack, (2) Hillock Engineering Hydraulic Jacks, Magnaflux Magnetic Particle Inspector, Magnaflux Demagnetizer, Binks 10 hp Air Compressor, Cortes 10 hp Air Compressor, (2) Shak Vacuum Pumps, Numerous Flammable Paint Cabinets, Famco Jump Shear, Roper Whitney Pexto 10’ Brake, Roper Whitney Pexto Mechanical Shear, Dreis & Krump 3’ Finger Brake, Tennsmith 36” x 16 Gauge Jump Shear, Kelco 36” x 60” 2 Hole Blast Cabinet, Uni-Blaster 24” x 48” 2 Hole Blast Cabinet; K.O. Lee Double End Combo Grinder, 2 Hole 20” x 30” Table Top Blast Cabinet, Darex 1/3 hp Drill Sharpener, Peterson Hots Parts Washer, misc. parts (washers), Elgin Maximat Lathe/Bed Mounted Drill Press, Southbend Lathe, Sioux Valve Face Grinding Machine, Sioux Wet Valve Seat Grinding Machine, Delta Drill Press, #3 Arbor Press, Sunnen Hone, Sonoflux Portable Magnetic Inspection Unit and a HUGE selection of inspection tools: Bore Scopes, Calipers, Tensimoter, Etc.

For more information on all equipment, contact Connie at (414) 881-3201.