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Tiger Moth A17-692 
(VH-AWA) 
Richmond Air Show 
2006 
Photo Ian McDonell

     
 

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Aircraft.Serial c/n Aircraft History
A17-601 DHA1036 Aircraft history to be added
A17-602 DHA1037 Aircraft history to be added
A17-603 DHA1038 Aircraft history to be added
A17-604 DHA1039 Later VH-AIN, VH-SNZ, N1350.
A17-605 DHA1040 Aircraft history to be added
A17-606 DHA1041
T321
Sold by RAAF and became VH-AZR.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-606

A17-607 DHA1042 Aircraft history to be added
A17-608 DHA1043 The Aircraft Logbook shows the civil registration on 01/04/55 as VH-WLK.
It had 2097.45 hours of flying time.
It last flew 05/03/65 on a permit to fly and has now been restored as VH-DHR.
It is hoped it will fly in August 2003.
A17-609 DHA1044 Issued by RAAF to USAAF Fifth Air Force, USAAF designation PT-24
Allotted from 1 AOS Cootamundra 5 November 1942,
Force-landed at Evans Head NSW 8 November 1942 on ferry flight to Archerfield and issued to APL Archerfield for repair.
A17-610 DHA1045 Aircraft history to be added
A17-611 DHA1046 Aircraft history to be added
A17-612 DHA1047 Served with 9EFTS at Cunderdin WA 10/04/43 to 19/06/43.
A17-613 DHA1048 Was VH-BNI 01/66.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-BNI.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-613

A17-614 DHA1049 Aircraft history to be added
A17-615 DHA1050 Aircraft history to be added
A17-616 DHA1051 Aircraft history to be added
A17-617 DHA1052 Flew as VH-RVE

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-617

A17-618 DHA1053 Aircraft history to be added
A17-619 DHA1054 Registered VH-LSK.
A17-620 DHA1055 Aircraft history to be added
A17-621 86
DHA463
Impressed into RAAF Service,
Ex Dutch aircraft PK-VVQ.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BKH, VH-PCC, VH-BVN.
Written off 23/02/57.
A17-622 87
DHA464
Impressed into RAAF Service,
Ex Dutch aircraft PK-VVR.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-EVS.
A17-623 88
DHA465
Impressed into RAAF Service,
Ex Dutch aircraft PK-VVS.
Written off 25/07/45.
A17-624 89
DHA466
Impressed into RAAF Service,
Ex Dutch aircraft PK-VVT.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-AMH, VH-TIG.
A17-625 90
DHA467
Impressed into RAAF Service,
Ex Dutch aircraft PK-VVU.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-WFF or VH-WEF.
A17-626 91
DHA468
Built to order of the Netherlands East Indies government in 1941.
Based at Surabaya and was shipped to Adelaide on the outset of the Japanese invasion.
Impressed into RAAF Service 1942,
Ex Dutch aircraft PK-VVW.
Based at Temora, Richmond, Point Cook amongst others.
Sold by RAAF 1954 to the Mackay Flying Club and became VH-GWB.
Crashed in Rockhampton in 1958 and was deregistered.
Restored and re-registered as VH-MDV in 1959.
Currently flies as VH-MDV

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-626

A17-627 DHA792 Originally built for South Africa as DX814, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-628 DHA793 Originally built for South Africa as DX815, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-629 DHA794 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-630 DHA795 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-631 DHA796 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-DFJ.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-631

A17-632 DHA797 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-633 DHA798 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-634 DHA799 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-BAV.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-634

A17-635 DHA800 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Later VH-WON and N5562.
A17-636 DHA801 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-637 DHA802 Originally built for South Africa as DX835, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-RVG.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-SSI.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-637

A17-638 DHA803 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-RVL.
Was VH-KVH 01/66.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-KVH.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-638

A17-639 DHA804 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Flew as VH-RVM

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-639

A17-640 DHA805 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Registered VH-NMD.
Restored by Lynton Forster, test flown at Brooklands on 17 January 1998.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-640

A17-641 DHA806 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Restored between 1985 to 1988.
Registered VH-OVL.
A17-642 DHA807 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-643 DHA808 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-644 DHA809 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-645 DHA810 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Flew as VH-BIG

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-645

A17-646 DHA811 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-647 DHA812 Originally built for South Africa as DX740, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BGR.
A17-648 DHA813 Originally built for South Africa as DX741, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-649 DHA814 Originally built for South Africa as DX742, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-RNO.
Registered and flying as VH-WFN.
A17-650 DHA815 Originally built for South Africa as DX743, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-651 DHA816 Originally built for South Africa as DX744, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BKE.
A17-652 DHA817 Originally built for South Africa as DX745, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-653 DHA818 Originally built for South Africa as DX746, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-654 DHA819 Originally built for South Africa as DX747, but delivered to RAAF.
Flew as VH-ALW

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-654

A17-655 DHA820 Originally built for South Africa as DX748, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-656 DHA821 Originally built for South Africa as DX749, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-AXU.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-PSD.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-656

A17-657 DHA822 Originally built for South Africa as DX750, but delivered to RAAF.
Flew as VH-RVI.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-657

A17-658 DHA823 Originally built for South Africa as DX751, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-659 DHA824 Originally built for South Africa as DX752, but delivered to RAAF.
Flew as VH-RVN

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-659

A17-660 DHA825 Originally built for South Africa as DX753, but delivered to RAAF.
Was VH-CXM 01/66.
A17-661 DHA826 Originally built for South Africa as DX754, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-662 DHA827 Originally built for South Africa as DX755, but delivered to RAAF.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-CJW.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-662

A17-663 DHA828 Originally built for South Africa as DX756, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-664 DHA829 Originally built for South Africa as DX757, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-665 DHA830 Originally built for South Africa as DX758, but delivered to RAAF.
Flew as VH-CAF

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-665

A17-666 DHA831 Originally built for South Africa as DX759, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BAR.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-666

A17-667 DHA832
T-011
Originally built for South Africa as DX760, but delivered to RAAF.
It was overhauled by deHavilland and allocated a new construction number T.011.
It was later allocated for use as a ground training aid and re-serialed as Inst No. 11.
Later it was sold and registered as VH-AUK, then VH-AJM, VH-EOV, and finally VH-HSH.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-HSH.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-667

A17-668 DHA833 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Flies as VH-CXY.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-668

A17-669 DHA834 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-670 DHA835 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-671 DHA836 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-671

A17-672 DHA837 Originally built for South Africa as DX779, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BGT.
A17-673 DHA838 Originally built for South Africa, but delivered to RAAF.
Was VH-CCD 01/66.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-CCD.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-673

A17-674 3635 Registered VH-UZV 19/01/38 to 08/07/40.
A passenger was injured when the propeller "clocked back" 01/05/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 08/07/40.
A17-675 3320 Registered VH-UTD 28/05/35 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-675

A17-676 3623 Registered VH-UYQ 25/11/37 to 22/07/40.
Crashed 30/01/39 when a bomb exploded in the cockpit injuring the pilots hand during an air pageant.
The aircraft dived into the ground from 100 feet and the pilot was killed.
Rebuilt and Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
Registered VH-CCE 10/11/55 to 07/05/75.
Registered VH-UYO from 13/06/95 and still flying.
A17-677 3632 Registered VH-UZT 23/02/38 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
Became Inst. Airframe 11.
Registered VH-AUK 19/09/58 to 19/07/74.
Crashed 11/02/74 at Melton VIC.
Later VH-PCF.
A17-678 3704 Registered VH-AAK (not taken up 1938.
Registered VH-AAR 06/10/38 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
Registered VH-AAR 08/07/48 to 26/11/51.
Crashed 29/01/50 at Jervis Bay NSW.
A17-679 3723 Registered VH-AAP 13/01/39 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
A17-680 82348 Registered VH-ADH 05/02/40 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
Registered VH-ADH 14/05/46 to 23/04/49 and 29/09/49 to 19/08/65.
Currently located at the Camden Museum of Aviation
This is a privately owned collection and is not open to the public.
A17-681 3688 Ex G-AGAP, F-AQOX.
Registered VH-ADK 26/06/40 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
Registered VH-UZT 08/10/46 to 23/11/50.
Registered VH-PCF 23/11/50 to 19/03/66.
Withdrawn from use.
A17-682 3703 Registered VH-ABM 15/09/38 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
Registered VH-ABM 22/01/46 to 15/10/47.
Withdrawn from use.
A17-683 82349 Registered VH-ADI 07/02/40 to 22/07/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 22/07/40.
A17-684 82186 Ex G-AFNM. Registered VH-ADO (not taken up).
Impressed into RAAF Service.
Registered VH-BIN 09/09/47 17/10/47 and 18/08/48 to 28/10/92.
Registered VH-HVY from 28/10/92.
Exported to the US and now registered N82MK.
A17-685 3621 Registered VH-UYR 19/11/37 to 20/08/40.
Accident 01/01/39 - no details, but pilot injured.
Impressed into RAAF Service 20/08/40.
A17-686 3593 or 3623 Registered VH-UYJ 20/08/37 to 19/08/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 19/08/40.
Registered VH-UYJ 18/04/47 to 19/12/47, 12/03/48 to 12/03/49 and 13/09/49 to 10/01/56.
Crashed 05/10/55 at Colac VIC.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-686

A17-687 3598 Served with 9 EFTS Cunderdin 13 May - 22 June 1943. Registered VH-UYK 20/09/37 to 19/08/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 19/08/40.
Registered VH-UYK 01/06/51 to 08/56.
Crashed 07/06/56 at Buchan VIC.
Registered VH-UYK 13/12/57 to 02/12/59.
A17-688 3600 Registered VH-UYL 20/09/37 to 22/10/38.
Crashed 22/10/38 after stalling at 3000 feet, entering a spiral dive and burned on impact at Enfield Sydney NSW.
Rebuilt and returned to register as VH-UYL 20/12/39 to 19/08/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 19/08/40.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-688

A17-689 3690 Registered VH-AAJ 14/09/38 to 19/08/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 19/08/40.
Registered VH-AQG 03/04/46 to 11/05/48.
Damaged 17/10/47 at Cambridge TAS.
A17-690 3561 Served with 9 EFTS Cunderdin 13 May - 22 June 1943. Registered VH-ACP 03/07/40 to 19/08/40.
Impressed into RAAF Service 19/08/40.
Registered VH-BIM 28/08/47 to 08/60.
Registered VH-SSF 08/60 to 18/08/62.
Withdrawn from use.
A17-691 3508 Registered VH-UVZ 12/08/36 to 19/08/40.
On 21/0437 'UVZ crashed into Sydney harbour.
According to newspaper reports of the time, it was circling above a steamer which was departing from Circular Quay when the aircraft stalled and spun into the water. The occupants were rescued with minor injuries and UVZ retrieved to fly again.
The aircraft was subsequently restored to the register on 09/02/38.
Impressed into the RAAF 19/08/40.
Registered VH-BBP21/05/47 to 23/11/50.
Registered VH-PCD 23/11/50 to 20/07/61.
On 22 October 1994, VH-UVZ was returned to the Register following its restoration to flying condition. By this time the owner was Peter Bourke of Burradoo (NSW). For the first time since arriving in Australia, 59 years earlier, 'UVZ moved interstate when it was acquired by Patrick Davis of Maryborough (Qld) in June 1995.
In November 1999, David Lowy acquired the aeroplane and returned it to Temora.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-691

A17-692 DHA839 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX781, (not taken up).
24/11/1943 Brought on charge & issued to de Havillands for re-conditioning and current modifications 2 AP.
05/02/1943 received 2 AP ex de Havillands.
07/02/1943 Allotted 5 EFTS (
Narromine) ex 2 AP.
07/02/1943 Issued 5 EFTS ex 2 AP.
09/02/1943 Received 5 EFTS ex 2 AP.
19/06/1944 Allotted 10 EFTS (Temora) ex 5 EFTS.
26/06/1944 Received 10 EFTS ex 5 EFTS.
24/01/1945 Alloted 10 EFS Reserve
30/01/1945 Transfered Reserve Equipment.
04/04/1945 Transfered Reserve Equipment.
04/04/1945
Held 10 EFTS Storage.
20/04/1945 Allotted 10 EFTS U/E ex 10 EFTS Storage.

23/04/1945 Issued
Allotted 10 EFTS U/E ex 10 EFTS Storage.
23/04/1945 Received Allotted 10 EFTS U/E ex 10 EFTS Storage.
29/06/1945 Allotted 10 EFTS Storage Reserve ex 10 EFTS U/E.
20/08/1945 Transferred to 10 EFTS Storage Reserve ex 10 EFTS U/E.

01/01/1946 Storage completed Cat "D" under cover.
29/07/1946 Stored Cat "C".
10/1946 Allotted 2 AD ex CMD Temora Store.
20/10/1947 Received 2 AD ex CMD Temora.
02/06/1948 Upgraded to Category "B" and allotted to CFS (East Sale) ex 2 AD.
21/06/1948 Issued CFS ex 2 AD.
01/07/1948 Received CFS ex 2 AD.
17/08/1948 Required for post war use to be stored in Category "B".
03/08/1950 Allotted RAAF S/R East Sale.
09/02/1951 Held U/S R/S East Sale.
23/02/1951 Stored East Sale.
20/04/1951 U/S East Sale
04/07/1951 Serviceable.
04/07/1951 Required for post war use, to be stored in Category "B".
18/03/1952 Allotted 1 BFTS (Uranquinty) ex East Sale for U/E.
26/03/1952 Issued 1 BFTS ex East Sale.
28/03/1952 Received 1 BFTS ex East Sale.
18/09/1952 Awaiting spares at 1 BFTS.
14/11/1952 Serviceable at 1 BFTS.
16/02/1953 Unserviceable at 1 BFTS.
06/03/1953 Held Serviceable at 1 BFTS.
12/06/1953 Held Serviceable at 1 BFTS.
25/06/1953 Held serviceable at 1 BFTS. Allotted 1 AD Det "B'
Tocumwal for "C" storage.
25/11/1953 to be offered for disposal - not to be converted to components - may only be sold to responsible organisations within Australia or its territories from which it could be impressed.
08/02/1954 Not now to be offered for disposal.
23/02/1954 Required for free issue to RAN.

30/03/1954 Transferred as free issue to RAN.
08/08/1958 Retired from RAN service.
1958 Acquired by the Tamworth Aero Club (as VH-AIF?).
1958 The aircraft was registered as VH-TWA (Also noted as VH-TAW).
1961 The aircraft was acquired by B. Dower and R. Gillespie, Bass Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
17/03/1961 Registered as VH-AWA.
16/06/1965 Acquired by R. Naughton and J. Mason.
2005 Acquired by the RAAF Museum, Point Cook, Victoria, Australia.
06/04/2006 To RAAF Museum still as VH-AWA - Airworthy.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-692

 

Note: VH-NVT registered in Australia September of 1986 was also painted to represent A17-692 while in RAN Service. This aircraft is actually former RNZAF NZ1485 which then became Instructional Airframe 151. It was civilianized in New Zealand in 1969 as ZK-DAM.  Exported to Australia, it became VH-JKE before being re-registered -NVT ( for 'Navy Tiger'? and painted up as 'A17-692' and coded NW for RANAS Nowra, NSW. It was owned by Ken Aldmerman and operated in conjunction with the Navy Air Museum at that base.  It later went to a couple of other owners in NSW before crashing into the sea off Fraser Island, Queensland on 8 July 2003.  It was subsequently salvaged and may be restored.

Highlight for Album: NZ1485 painted as A17-692

A17-693 DHA840 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX782, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-694 DHA841 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX783, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-WAP.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-694

A17-695 DHA842 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX784, but delivered to RAAF.
Later VH-BVU.
With Art Scholl Aviation (California).
Aircraft purchased and under restoration in Canada by S. Jamie Wilson.
A17-696 DHA843 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX785, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-696 was serving with 10 EFTS when it crashed and burned about 2 miles from Temora Aerodrome on 3/03/45. Both occupants were killed - F/O Donald Peter Bradshaw and LAC Ronald Swift.
The Tiger Moth Accident Files at NAA suggest this aircraft was involved in another incident in about 1952, though the Status Card states that the aircraft was converted to components after the 03/45 crash.
A17-697 DHA844 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX786, but delivered to RAAF.
Later VH-GMC. Registered VH-BEX until 03/08/04.
Exported to New Zealand and became ZK-BER on 17/08/2004.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-697

A17-698 DHA845 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX787, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-699 DHA846 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX788, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-700 DHA847 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX789, but delivered to RAAF.

Highlight for Album:  DH82A Tiger Moth A17-700

A17-701 DHA848 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX790, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-702 DHA849 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX791, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-703 DHA850 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX792, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-704 DHA851 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX793, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BIG. Was VH-ABF 01/66.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-ABF.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-704

A17-705 DHA852 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX794, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-706 DHA853 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX795, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-707 DHA854 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX796, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-708 DHA855 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX797, but delivered to RAAF.

Tiger Moth A17-708

A17-709 DHA856 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX798, but delivered to RAAF.
It was later registered as VH-RSH, VH-WFR and VH-AGN.
A17-710 DHA857 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX799, but delivered to RAAF.
Later VH-RSC,
Currently Registered VH-BBC.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-710

A17-711 DHA858 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX800, but delivered to RAAF.
On Display at RAAF Museum Point Cook VIC.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-711

A17-712 DHA859 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX801, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-713 DHA860 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX802, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-714 DHA861 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX803, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-715 DHA862 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX804, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-716 DHA863 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX805, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BKC and VH-GMB

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-716

A17-717 DHA864 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX806, but delivered to RAAF.
Later VH-GMD, VH-BKC.
A17-718 DHA865 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX807, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-719 DHA866 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX808, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-720 DHA867 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX809, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-BOL.
A17-721 DHA868 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX810, but delivered to RAAF.
Served with 38 Sqn Comms Flight from 24/02/44.
A17-722 DHA869 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX811, but delivered to RAAF.
Sold by RAAF and became VH-ASY.
Later VR-SCT.
Ditched 20/11/48 off Singapore.
A17-723 DHA870 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX812, but delivered to RAAF.
Later VH-CJH, N10LW.
A17-724 DHA871 Originally built for Rhodesia as DX813, but delivered to RAAF.
A17-725 DHA1056 Sold by RAAF and became VH-BKF.
A17-726 DHA1057 Sold by RAAF and became VH-GMA.
Was VH-BIJ 01/66.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-BIJ.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-726

A17-727 DHA1058 Aircraft history to be added
A17-728 DHA1059 Later VH-AMI, VH-TIG.
A17-729 DHA1060 Aircraft history to be added
A17-730 DHA1061 Later VH-GWB, VH-MDV.
A17-731 DHA1062 Sold by RAAF and became VH-AUI.
A17-732 DHA1063 Aircraft history to be added
A17-733 DHA1064 Aircraft history to be added
A17-734 DHA1065 Currently Registered and flying as VH-SAC.
A17-735 DHA1066 Aircraft history to be added
A17-736 DHA1067 Sold by RAAF and became VH-BQN.
Currently Registered and flying as VH-BEN.
Overturned Point Cook 15/11/2008

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-736

A17-737 DHA1068 Currently flies as VH-LMF

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-737

A17-738 DHA1069 Aircraft history to be added
A17-739 DHA1070 Was VH-DEL 01/66.
Later VH-RSA.
Currently flies as VH-DEL.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-739

A17-740 DHA1071 Aircraft history to be added
A17-741 DHA1072 Flies as VH-FSS.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-741

A17-742 DHA1073 Sold by RAAF and became VH-WRL.
Later VH-DDZ.
A17-743 DHA1074 Later VH-UAS.
A17-744 DHA1075 Currently Registered and flying as VH-BTP.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-744

A17-745 DHA1076 Sold by RAAF and became VH-DAD.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-745

A17-746 DHA1077 Sold by RAAF and became VH-CES.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-746

A17-747 DHA1078 Aircraft history to be added
A17-748 DHA1079 Currently flies as VH-ADW

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-748

A17-749 DHA1080 4/12/44 Received  2AP (2 Aircraft Park, Mascot) ex DHA
02/12/44 Issued to C&M section Narromine
08/01/45 Rec 2AP ex Narromine
16/02/45 Allocatted 2AD for Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm .
01/05/45  Held 2AD for RNFAA (on loan) 
03/08/45 Issued to 2AD on Vouchers .
Allotted 10EFTS Reserve ex 2AD as aircraft no longer needed by RNFAA.
17/09/45 Rec 10EFTS Reserve ex 2AD
1/04/46 Held Cat C CMU Temora.
17/04/46 Held
Cat D,
02/06/46 Offered for disposal   
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2/09/46 sold to Department of Civil Aviation
09/09/46 Issued on RPV21
10/02/48 Registered VH-AZJ. Modified with forward raked undercarriage, tail wheel and de Havilland Canada style canopy.
03/06/49 Registration changed to VH-CAE
17/08/53 Sold to Tasmanian Aero Club, Launceston
15/09/53 Registration changed to VH-BSD
12/11/60 Sold to Hobart Aero Club Cambrige Airport, Ta
02/02/64 Sold to SA Johnson of Glenorchy Tas.
06/05/68 Registration cancelled
18/09/69 Registered to Joseph Drage of Wangaratta.
Displayed as both static and flying exhibit at his Wodonga museum and later at Drage's Airworld Wangaratta
05/85 Registered to City of Wangaratta
16/10/2015 Sold to Russell Graham of Sunbury hopefully will be flying again soon.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-749

A17-750 DHA1081 Aircraft history to be added
A17-751 DHA1082 Aircraft history to be added
A17-752 DHA1083 Sold by RAAF and became VH-BRM.
A17-753 DHA1084 Sold by RAAF and became VH-DDQ.
Now VH-PUI.

Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth A17-753

A17-754 DHA1085 Aircraft history to be added
A17-755 DHA1086 Aircraft history to be added
A17-756 DHA1087 Crashed 45, Braidwood NSW. Crew ok.
A17-757 DHA1088 Currently flying as VH-NOV

Tiger Moth A17-757

A17-758 DHA1089 Aircraft history to be added
A17-759 DHA1090 Was VH-COA 01/66. Later VH-RVA.
Currently flying as VH-COA.

Highlight for Album: Tiger Moth A17-759

A17-760 DHA1091 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-761 DHA1092 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-762 DHA1093 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-763 DHA1094 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-764 DHA1095 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-765 DHA1096 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-766 DHA1097 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-767 DHA1098 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-768 DHA1099 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-769 DHA1100 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-770 DHA1101 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-771 DHA1102 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-772 DHA1103 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-773 DHA1104 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-774 DHA1105 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-775 DHA1106 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-776 DHA1107 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-777 DHA1108 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-778 DHA1109 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-779 DHA1110 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-780 DHA1111 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-781 DHA1112 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-782 DHA1113 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-783 DHA1114 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-784 DHA1115 Not built - Serial not allocated.
A17-902 DHA902 Supplied direct to USAAF May 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-903 DHA903 Supplied direct to USAAF May 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-904 DHA904 Supplied direct to USAAF May 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-905 DHA905 Supplied direct to USAAF May 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-906 DHA906 Supplied direct to USAAF May 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-907 DHA907 Supplied direct to USAAF May 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
To the RAAF and 5 CU 26/08/45.
Serial changed to A17-760
A17-954 DHA954 Supplied direct to USAAF from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
From DHA to 2AD 30/05/42.
Issued ex-2AD to USAAF 14/07/42.
A17-955 DHA955 Supplied direct to USAAF from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
From DHA to 2AD 30/05/42.
Issued ex-2AD to USAAF 14/07/42.
Crashed Townsville 12/05/43
A17-956 DHA956 Supplied direct to USAAF from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
From DHA to 2AD 30/05/42.
Issued ex-2AD to USAAF 14/07/42.
A17-957 DHA957 Supplied direct to USAAF from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
From DHA to 2AD 30/05/42.
Issued ex-2AD to USAAF 14/07/42.
A17-958 DHA958 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
From DHA to 2AD 30/05/42.
Issued ex-2AD to USAAF 18/07/42.
A17-959 DHA959 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
From DHA to 2AD 30/05/42.
Issued ex-2AD to USAAF.
A17-960 DHA960 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by he USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
Issued ex-2AD to US Army Townsville 30/06/42.
Crashed 20/01/44.
A17-961 DHA961 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-962 DHA962 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
A17-963 DHA963 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
Issued ex-2AD to US Army Townsville 30/06/42.
A17-964 DHA964 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
Issued ex-2AD to 36 Airbase Group USAAF 13/07/42. loaned to RAAF 36 Sqn 07/08/43 to 03/03/44.
A17-965 DHA965 Supplied direct to USAAF June 1942 from stocks of aircraft built originally for supply to South Africa or Southern Rhodesia under EATS program but not consigned following Japan's entry into the war and held in storage in Sydney area. While used by the USAAF they did not get allocated US Serials, they simply used the 3 digits of the de Havilland construction number on the tail. USAAF designation PT-24
 
     

 

The original author of this page was Grahame Higgs. Updated by Brendan Cowan & Martin Edwards

Source: Australian Aviation Magazine, Townsville at War Website, CASA Aircraft Records, Classic Wings Downunder Magazine, Temora Aviation Museum Website, Flightpath Magazine, British Civil Aircraft Registrations 1919-1999, Australian War Memorial Website and Photographs, Logbook of R.W.Hill via Chris Hill. Logbook of A17-749 via Russell Graham

Emails: Ross Polkinghorne, Kieren Mahera, Graham Edwards, Johan van der Wei, Ross Stenhouse, Robert Brosing, Keith Hayles, Warwick Henry, Daniel Leahy, Darryl Gibbs, John Andrade, Dave Prossor, Tjalling Boelman, Mark Royle, Geoff Chennells, Tom and Mary Kay Peterson, Rob Slater, Geoff Chennells, Owen Zupp, A Banham, Gordon Birkett, Tom Emmans, Chris Hill, Warwick Daw, S Jamie Wilson, Ivan Prince, Dave Begent, Bob Livingstone, Graham Wickens, Bud Felton, Alan Reber, Mike Williams, Lynton Forster, Halden Boyd, Logbook of E.W.Davis via Grant Malcolm. Russel Graham.

Updated 26th July 2017

 

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