Aircraft Photo of VH-DPT / 138232 | North American T-28D Trojan | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net #46411
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-DPT
Alternate Serial:138232
Military Code:DP-232
Aircraft Original Type:North American T-28 Trojan
Aircraft Generic Type:North American T-28 Trojan
Aircraft Version:North American T-28D Trojan
C/n (msn):200-303
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
Location
City / Airport:BundabergMap
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YBUD   IATA: BDB   Local: YBUD   Other: -
 
Photo Date:4 July 2009
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 46411
Photo Comment

Built as a T-28B for the USN, Bu 138232 but apparently went straight to the Royal Thai AF as 55-138232. Rebuilt as an AT-28D for the Royal Lao AF as 38232, later 3416. Derelict at Thong Hi Hin AB, Xiang Khoang, Laos from 1975-1988. Recovered, trucked to Bangkok & shipped to Australia, December 1988. Stored at Essendon 1988-91. Trucked to Darwin for restoration, registered VH-DPT 14 Jan 1993. First flight, at Darwin, 26 Jan 1993.

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