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RAAF Fokker F.VIIB (Southern Cross)

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Serial c/n Aircraft History
VH-USU 4909 Registered G-AUSU 04/07/28 to 03/07/29 when the registration lapsed.
Registered VH-USU 15/04/31 to 13/09/35.
To ANA 16/04/31.
To Kingsford Smith 13/07/31.
To Commonwealth of Australia 13/09/35 for a museum.
Returned to Register 02/02/45.
With SHQ Canberra.
To 3 Comms Unit 31/05/45.
Operated by 3CU for duties associated with a film on Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.
To Richmond for modification 22/06/45.
No longer required for filming 09/01/46.
To Civil Aviation Mascot 12/02/46.
Total flight time with RAAF 36 hours 35 mins.
Last flight believed to be in 1950.
Currently located and on display at Brisbane Airport QLD.

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VH-USU SCA-28 The Southern Cross Replica Registered VH-USU from 03/06/87 is c/n SCA-28.
It appears as though no other aircraft ever used the registration VH-USU.

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The Author of this page is Darren Crick updated by Brendan Cowan

Source: Aircraft Status Card, National Archives, CASA Aircraft Records.

Emails: Gordon Birkett, Grahame Higgs.

Updated 10 October 2013


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