Aircraft Photo of VH-BAF | Avro 652A(M) Anson I | Brain & Brown Airfreighters | AirHistory.net #8732
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-BAF
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A(M) Anson I
Operator / Titles:Brain & Brown Airfreighters
C/n (msn):[ MH120 ]
Location
City / Airport:MoorabbinMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YMMB   IATA: MBW   Local: YMMB   Other: -
 
Photo Date:30 January 1971
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8732
Photo Comment

"Mercury" was built in 1944 for the RAF as MH120 but was diverted to the RAAF. Sold in 1952. Operated by Brain & Brown as a freighter for many years. In 1963 they gave it a life extension upgrade which included metal wings from an Anson C.19, Cheetah Mk.15 engines and C.19-style cabin windows.

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