Aircraft Photo of C-GBDG / VH142 | Fairey Firefly AS6 | #44561
Registration / Serial:C-GBDG
Alternate Serial:VH142
Military Code:BD-G
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly AS6
C/n (msn):F.8755
City / Airport:Hamilton - John C MunroMap
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYHM   IATA: YHM   Local: CYHM   Other: -
Collection:Canadian Warplane Heritage
Photo Date:15 September 2014
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 44561
Photo Comment

The CWHM's Firefly was built in 1951 and first served with the RNVR at Ford, UK. Subsequently it served with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) between 1953 until retirement in 1960 and preservation in a NSW museum. Although a Mk.VI, it has been restored in the colours and markings of a RCN 825 Squadron Firefly Mk. V operating from HMCS Magnificent between 1949-50.

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