|Aircraft Model:||Bell P-39 Airacobra|
|Manufacturer:||Bell Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 24 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 82 Squadron, RAAF
|27 July 1942||Received by No. 2 Aircraft Park, RAAF, ex USA.|
Allotted to No. 24 Squadron, RAAF.
|2 August 1942||Received by No. 24 Squadron, RAAF.|
|17 October 1942||Allotted to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|21 October 1942||Issued to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|27 October 1942||Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|22 January 1943||Aircraft to be repaired at No. 5 AD.|
|22 April 1943||Issued to No. 24 Squadron, RAAF.|
|23 April 1943||Received by No. 24 Squadron, RAAF.|
|7 June 1943||Allotted to No. 82 Squadron, RAAF.|
|21 June 1943||Received by No. 82 Squadron, RAAF.|
|15 September 1943||Allotted to US 5th Air Force.|
|20 September 1943||Issued to US 5th Air Force.|
Anon. 2009 A53 Bell Airacobra. RAAF Museum, Point Cook. Retrieved 7 February 2017 from <https://www.airforce.gov.au/raafmuseum/research/aircraft/series2/A53.htm>.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1943, Aircraft Status cards - Bell Airacobra A53-1 to A53-22, A10297, BLOCK 362.
Record updated on 22 October 2018.
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