Aircraft Photo of VH-ACG | Comper CLA-7 Gipsy Swift | AirHistory.net #44815
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-ACG
Aircraft Original Type:Comper CLA-7 Swift
Aircraft Generic Type:Comper CLA-7 Swift
Aircraft Version:Comper CLA-7 Gipsy Swift
C/n (msn):GS.32/2
Location
City / Airport:EchucaMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YECH   IATA: ECH   Local: YECH   Other: -
Event:Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia National Fly-in 2009
 
Photo Date:26 April 2009
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 44815
Photo Comment

Built in 1932 as one of 3 Gipsy-powered racers and registered G-ABWH. Raced in the 1932 King's Cup air race. Shipped to the USA in 1933 where it raced at Cleveland as NC27K. Returned to the UK in 1934, then to Australia and registered VH-ACG on 19 July 1939. Rebuilt over 16 years 1971-87 by doug Muir in Perth. Now with Roy Fox in Sydney & seen here at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia National Fly-in.

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