Air Atlantique obtained this Rapide in 1995, for operation by their Air Atlantique Historic Flight (later Air Atlantique Classic Flight) in their own colours. In Sep 2008 it was painted in these nice in RAF markings, showing its original serial. A little later the name "Nettie" was added. In Nov 2015 it was registered to Cirrus Aviation in Clacton-on-Sea, which continued to fly it in these same markings. On 30 Sep 2019 it was registered to Avalon Ventures Ltd, also in in Clacton-on-Sea.
Eex NF851. Seen here at was used to be RAF St Mawgan on pleasure flight duty, along with G-AHAG and G-AHKU. The registration was cancelled on 24 May 1971 as destroyed, and the aircraft was variously reported as having been scrapped at Shobdon or Fairoaks in June 1971.
Front view of the DH.89 preserved in the Musée de l'Air. Formerly HG721 and G-ALGB, the aircraft was operated in France by the state Service de l'Aviation Légère et Sportive (SALS) and used for parachuting from Chalon-sur-Saône - Champforgeuil.
Maurice Rolfe's long-awaited D.H.89A Domine/Dragon Rapide VH-UXZ 'Lady Penrhyn' made its first post-restoration flight on 28 March 2014. The aircraft was built for the RAF in 1944 as a Domine, NR713. It was later civil registered as G-AJSL. The markings recall the original VH-UXZ of ANA, cn 6365, which crashed off Flinders Island in 1943.
The ninth and last finisher in the London to Melbourne Air Race, arriving on 3 November. Flown on to New Zealand, but shipped back to Australia for resale. Served an airliner as VH-UUO with a tour of duty in the RAAF as A33-1 in 1940-42. Crashed on a service to Tooraweenah, NSW in 1952. Photo from: John Hopton / Geoff Goodall collection