Aircraft Photo of VH-FNS | Beech D17S | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-FNS
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 17
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 17 (C-43/GB/JB)
Aircraft Version:Beech D17S
C/n (msn):3108
Location
City / Airport:TemoraMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YTEM   IATA: TEM   Local: YTEM   Other: -
Event:RAAF 90th Anniversary Air Pilgrimage 2011
 
Photo Date:29 March 2011
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 42492
Photographer's Remark

This aircraft was built for the US Navy in 1942 as a GB-2, Bu 12342. Post-war it was civilianised as N397, later N1532M. It came to Australia in 2006, being registered VH-UUV on 9 February that year (see my photo of it in that guise). Exported back to the USA and then again to Australia, this time as VH-FNS. Seen here taxying at the RAAF 90th Anniversary Air Pilgrimage.

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