Aircraft Photo of VH-XKA / XK406 | Auster B-5 Auster AOP9 | UK - Army | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-XKA
Serial Painted:XK406
Aircraft Original Type:Auster B-5 Auster AOP9
Aircraft Generic Type:Auster B-5 Auster AOP9
Aircraft Version:Auster B-5 Auster AOP9
Operator Painted:UK - Army
C/n (msn):B5/10/109
Location
City / Airport:Kyabram - IdlewildMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: YKYB   Other: -
Event:Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia Auster Rally 2010
 
Photo Date:23 October 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 41075
Photo Comment

This aircraft was built for the British Army Air Corps, serial XK406, and delivered 26 July 1956. Afer Army service it was auctioned at 19 MU, St Athan, on 15 October 1969: one of six purchased by Dizzy Addicott. For sale at a car dealership in Congresbury in the early 70s, XK406 found its way to Australia for restoration. Civil registered VH-XKA on 16 May 1989. Seen here arriving at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's Auster Rally.

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