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Tiger Moth A17-116

Aircraft Model:De Havilland Tiger Moth
Units:No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF


7 October 1940Aircraft at No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, with Engine No. 86826.
16 October 1940Allotted to No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.
8 December 1940Received by No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.
12 July 1942Aircraft suffered forced landing causing damage to starboard mainplane, fabric, cowl, and rocker box.
2 January 1944Aircraft suffered heavy landing at Western Junction, Tasmania.
1 June 1945Allotted to CMU Western Junction.
6 December 1945Offered for disposal.
21 May 1946Issued to buyer.
31 May 1946Sold to J. Bendt for £130.


Max Nairne (left) and Harry Bennett with Tiger Moths T5483 and A17-116 at No. 7 EFTS, Western Junction, Tasmania


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Aircraft status cards - Tiger Moth A17-100 to A17-199, A10297, BLOCK 86.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Elementary Flying Training School 1 to 7 Jan 39 - Aug 45, A9186, 375.

Wilson, S. 1994 Tiger Moth, CT-4, Wackett & Winjeel in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 10 October 2017.


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