Aircraft Photo of VH-ABY | Percival P-16 Q-6 MkIII | AirHistory.net #118285
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-ABY
Aircraft Original Type:Percival P-16 Q-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Percival P-16 Q-6
Aircraft Version:Percival P-16 Q-6 MkIII
C/n (msn):Q.35
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
 
Photo Date:1940
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 118285
Photo Comment

Bought in 1939, VH-ABY was used by the Civil Aviation Board (CAB) for testing radio ranges. It was disposed of in 1946 as unsuitable for the intended task. -ABY crashed near Wee Jasper on August 26, 1947 killing the pilot and his passenger. Photo from John Harrison.

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