Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Sea Fury Conversion
Sanders Aeronautics, Inc. specializes in
Airborne Self-Contained Smoke Generator Systems and is
an industry leader in all aspects of Aircraft
Restoration and Maintenance. Founded by Frank Sanders in
1970 in Long Beach, the company moved to Chino,
California in 1976 and then to their current place of
business at Eagles Nest in Ione, California in 1996.
Brothers Brian and Dennis Sanders share in the operation of
the company, Brian overseeing the Smoke Generator division
(Sanders Smoke Technologies, Inc.) and Dennis the Restoration
The Sanders family are also well known throughout the
warbird industry as the "Sea Fury Kings" and have been
an air racing dynasty at the National Championship Air
Races in Reno, Nevada, where they have successfully
raced their Sea Furies "Dreadnought" and "Argonaut".
Sanders Aeronautics is the first to install the Pratt
& Whitney R-2800 CB16/CB3, well known for its
outstanding record of dependability, on the Sea Fury and
are now offering conversion kits or in house
conversions/restorations of the Sea Fury to Pratt &
Whitney R-2800 power.