Aircraft Photo of VH-MKV / MS939 | Taylorcraft J Auster Mk5 | UK - Air Force | #34780
Registration / SerialVH-MKV
Alternate SerialMS939
Aircraft Original TypeTaylorcraft Plus D
Aircraft Generic TypeTaylorcraft D/E/F/G/J Auster Mk1/2/3/4/5
Aircraft VersionTaylorcraft J Auster Mk5
C/n (msn)804
Operator PaintedUK - Air Force
City / AirportBallaratMap
Region / CountryVictoria, Australia
Airport CodesICAO: YBLT   IATA: -   Local: YBLT   Other: -
Photo Date30 March 2011
Photo byPhil Vabre
Photo ID: 34780
Photo Comment

Built as an Auster Mk IV, MS939, during January 1944. Struck off charge from the RAF on 25 March 1948 and eventually civilianised as an Auster 5 registered as G-AJYP on 20 April 1950. Sold to Singapore in June 1952 and re-registered VR-SDQ. Sold to Australia in January 1959 but not initially re-registered. Eventually registered VH-MKV on 30 May 1997. Currently based at Ballarat.

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