Aircraft Photo of VH-DHA / A17-518 | De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #47516
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-DHA
Alternate Serial:A17-518
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):DHA941
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:25 April 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 47516
Photo Comment

Built by De Havilland Australia for the RAAF as A17-518 & BOC 8 Jun 42. Served with various NSW AOS & EFTS. Overhauled by DHA in 1944 & allocated rebuild cn T222. Post-war stored at Narrandera until sold to the Australian Assoc of Aero Clubs on 14 Feb 47. Converted for civil use with a canopy and registered VH-BGX. Damaged by Cyclone Tracy in Darwin on Christmas Day 1974. Risen from the ashes and restored as VH-DHA(5) on 16 January 2002. Seen here at the AAAA National Fly-in.

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