This SV-4 first flew with the French AF as 153 and made its first flight in Apr-1946, in Jun-1951 it became civil as F-BBAK but returned to the French AF as 153 in Dec-1965. In Jul-1969 it became civil again as F-BMMG
This aircraft was built by SNCAN in 1949 for the Armee de l'Air. Later sold on the civil market, it became F-BBAD. It was later sold in the USA where it became N652CV, later N43CK. In 2014 the aircraft was exported to Australia, becoming VH-EWF(4) on 2 May that year. Just twenty days later it was later re-registered VH-TJR(3), its owner's initials.