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A68-104 VH-BOB
A68-104     VH-BOB
Bob Eastgate
Australia
P-51 Survivor A68-104 VH-BOB
Restoration
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A68-104

VH-BOB

History / Previous Identities:


1947: Nov 19, RAAF, BOC
1955: Dec 14, stored, Tocumwal NSW
1958: Apr, RAAF, SOC
1958: Apr 18, surplus, Tarren Point Non-Ferrous Metals, Sydney NSW
1960: sale, AJ R "Titus" Oates, Sydney NSW
1962: sale, Sepal Pty Ltd / Adastra Airways, Mascot NSW, open storage
1964: sale, Tony Fisher, Jerilderie NSW
1970: Oct, sale, Robert Eastgate, Melbourne VIC, restoration
1976: Feb 26, VH-BOB, reg, Robert Eastgate, Melbourne VIC
1976: Feb 26, first-flight, Essendon, painted "A68-104"
2008: May 04, crashed, Point Cook VIC, gear problem - belly landing on grass (nicely done) no injuries
Full restoration in progress

13 Images of   A68-104   VH-BOB   on file
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  Bob Eastgate    
  Brian Johnstone    
  John Parker   website pics  

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