Aircraft Photo of VH-ABL / N9140 | De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #44771
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-ABL
Alternate Serial:N9140
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
C/n (msn):82259
Operator Painted:Australia - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:GriffithMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YGTH   IATA: GFF   Local: YGTH   Other: -
Event:Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia National Fly-in 2010
 
Photo Date:23 April 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 44771
Photo Comment

One of 100 UK-built Tigers taken on by the RAAF in Feb 1940, it retained its RAF serial N9140. Served with 2, 7 & 11 EFTS until disposed of in Jul 1947. Civil registered 1948 as VH-BND. Acquired by Super Spread 1955, converted to single-seat ag-Tiger & re-reg VH-SSP. Retired & SOR 1964 but rebuilt and registered VH-ABL(3) in Aug 1969. Seen here at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's National Fly-in.

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