Aircraft Photo of VH-CEJ | De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth | AirHistory.net #43683
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-CEJ
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth
Licence-built by:De Havilland Australia
C/n (msn):DHA1077
Location
City / Airport:PenfieldMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: YPEF   Other: -
 
Photo Date:8 September 2007
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 43683
Photo Comment

The sad remains of VH-CEJ in the Transaero hangar for rebuilding. This late-production Australian Tiger came on RAAF strength in Nov 1944 as A17-746 but went straight to storage at Tamworth. Post-war, it was used at Wagga and Uranquinty until 1953. Sold ex Tocumwal storage on 15 April 1954 to Rockampton Aero Club and registered VH-CEJ. Rebuilt in 1968 by Cec Heit and registered VH-CES, she was rebuilt again in 1982 and reverted to VH-CEJ. On the Register with an erroneous "T" rebuild cn.

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