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RAAF De Havilland Mosquito A52-609 at Coomalie, NT (State Library of SA [PRG 1435/4/1], 1945)
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Tiger Moth T5483

Aircraft Model:De Havilland DH-82 Tiger Moth
Identities:T5483
Units:No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 1 Air Observers School, RAAF

Timeline

18 July 1940Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex UK with Engine No. 83326.
15 September 1940Issued to No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.
19 January 1942Aircraft was involved in a taxying accident.
11 March 1942Allotted to Ansetts ex No. 7 EFTS.
12 September 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex Ansetts.
21 September 1942Received by No. 1 Air Observers School, RAAF.
20 February 1943Received by No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.
1 June 1945Allotted to CMU Narrandera for storage.
27 September 1946Offered for disposal.
14 February 1947Sold to Australian Aero Clubs, Broadmeadow, NSW, for £90.
28 February 1947Issued to buyer.

Photos

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

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1942, Aircraft status cards - Tiger Moth T5409 to T5413, T5458 to T5463, T5482 to T5487, A10297, BLOCK 102.

Record updated on 10 October 2017.


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