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
2020: July 1, sad to report that Bob Eastgate passed away after battling an illness. Bob has been a P-51 Mustang owner since 1970 (50 yrs!) and has fought hard to preserve the rights of private warbird owners. He is sadly missed. Condolences to his family and friends.