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Mosquito A52-37

Aircraft Model:De Havilland Mosquito FB.40
Manufacturer:De Havilland Aircraft Pty Ltd (Bankstown)
Identities:A52-37; A52-1067
Units:No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
Central Flying School, RAAF


28 November 1944Received by No. 2 Aircraft Park, RAAF, ex De Havilland.
29 November 1944Allotted to No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
7 December 1944Received by No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
23 April 1945Allotted to De Havilland, ex No. 5 OTU, for mainplane change.
31 July 1945Received by De Havilland.
1947Converted to Mosquito T.43 and renumbered A52-1067.
13 March 1947Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex De Havilland.
16 April 1948Allotted to the Central Flying School, RAAF.
13 May 1948Issued to the Central Flying School, RAAF.
14 May 1948Received by the Central Flying School, RAAF.
17 August 1948Required for post-war use.
3 August 1950Allotted to RAAF Station East Sale, ex CFS.
25 August 1950Transfer to RAAF Station East Sale complete.
11 March 1952Aircraft crashed.
23 April 1952Approval given to convert at East Sale.


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1952, Aircraft Status cards - Mosquito A52-1001 to A52-1015, A52-1050 to A52-1071, A10297, BLOCK 358.

Wilson, S. 1990 Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service. Weston Creek: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Wynn, R. 2017 RAAF A52 De Havilland Dh.98 Mosquito F.II,T.III, FB.VI, PR.XVI, FB.40, PR.41, & T.43. ADF Serials. Retrieved 23 October 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a52.htm>.

Record updated on 23 October 2018.


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