Former instructional airframe that became a gate guardian for the Air Training Corps at Claremont in Perth. Acquired by the WA Museum of Aviation in 1993 but current whereabouts unknown. Drill hall demolished and site redeveloped as shops. A street that is part of the development named Avion Way to honour the ATC connection.
Wearing its original military colours and just a very small civil registration under the tailplane, this Varsity gets ready to taxi for take-off. G-BEDV is often incorrectly said to be c/n 619, but that is WJ895. The c/n for WJ945 is unknown.
Pictured dismantled at the Imperial War Museum Duxford and awaiting transport to Newquay to begin her new life with the Classic Air Force. They will use her as an exhibit illustrating how RAF V-bomber navigators were trained. Formerly G-BEDV.
This Dagger flew with two Fighter Interceptor Squadrons before beginning an ANG career which saw it serve six different states, including NY with the appropriately-numbered 102nd FIS at Suffolk County ANGB. Converted to a PQM-102A drone in 1.75 and shot down over the White Sands Test Range during a flight from Holloman AFB, NM on 12.01.78