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A68-105 VH-JUC
A68-105     VH-JUC
Dick Hourigan
Tyabb Australia
P-51 Survivor A68-105 VH-JUC
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A68-105

VH-JUC

History / Previous Identities:


1947: Nov 21, BOC, RAAF Mustang Mk 21 Const.No. 1430 - Commenwealth Aircraft Corp., Melbourne VIC
1955: Dec 14, stored, RAAF Tocumwal NSW
1958: Apr 28, RAAF, SOC
1958: Apr 28, surplus, R.H. Grant Trading Co, Tocumwal NSW
1960: sale, Peter Freason / Fleetwings Garage, Laverton VIC, display as "Fleetwings"
1964: loaned, Australian Aircraft Restoration Group
1964: Nov, sale, Richard Hourigan, Melbourne VIC
1964: Dec, loaned, Moorabbin Air Museum, Melbourne VIC
1971: Apr, stored-dismantled, Warbirds Aviation Museum, Mildura
1977: Feb, restoration, static display, CAC Fishermans Bend VIC
1977: Nov, loaned, RAAF Museum, Point Cooke VIC
1990: Mar 24, restoration, to airworthy, Tyabb VIC
1993: Mar, partnership, Dick Hourigan / Judy Pay
1996: Apr 12, VH-JUC, reg, Dick Hourigan / Judy Pay / High Performance Aviation, Tyabb VIC
1998: Dec 18, first-flight, Tyabb VIC, pilot Darcy O'Connor
1999: Jan, repainted, The paint scheme represents the first P-51K (MK IVA) operated by 3 Squadron, RAAF in North Italy late November 1944. This was the scheme of the C.O's plane (Squadron Leader P.M.Nash).

Thanks to Dick Hourigan for additional information.

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