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A68-170 VH-SVU
RAAF Museum, Australia
P-51 Survivor A68-170 VH-SVU
Status: Display
NAA Type:
Serial #: A68-170
Registry: VH-SVU
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History: A68-170 VH-SVU

1950: Feb 23, SOC/stored, RAAF No 1 Aircraft Depot, Tocumwal NSW
1950: Aug, ferried, RAAF Fairbairn - Schofields
1950: RAAF 78th Fighter Wing
1952: RAAF No. 2 Operational Training Unit
1953: RAAF No. 23 City of Brisbane Squadron
1956: stored, RAAF No 3 Aircraft Depot
1959: RAAF Training Corps, Queensland Flight
1970: stored, RAAF Museum, Point Cook VIC
1991: restoration, to airworthy
1995: VH-SVU, RAAF Museum, Point Cook VIC
1999: Feb 17, first-flight, "Duffys Delight"
2005: Aug, grounded, RAAF Museum has grounded all heavy tail-dragger operations
2012: Feb, metal in the Merlin oil screens has grounded this bird indefinitely.
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  Darren Crick   ADF Serials  
  David Jones    
  Paul Finnigan    
  David Wood    
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