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A68-199 VH-URZ
Peter Gill, Pt cook Australia
P-51 Survivor A68-199 VH-URZ
Status: Flying
NAA Type:
Serial #: A68-199
Registry: VH-URZ
.. past:   VH-BOZ
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History: A68-199 VH-URZ

1951: July, Delivered to RAAF
1958: May, SOC
1960: A.J.R. "Titus" Oates, Bankstown NSW
1960: Nov, VH-BOZ, Fawcett Aviation / Illawarra Flying School, Bankstown NSW
Flew as "Miss Zulu". Used as Target tug for Australian Army
1976: June 6, Crashed on take-off, Bankstown NSW, repaired
1979: Douglas W. Arnold / Warbirds of GB Ltd.
1979: Dec 20, G-MUST, Fairoaks Aviation Services, Westerham Kent UK
1979: Aircraft impounded by HM Customs Australia. Held until 1984
1984: RAAF Museum, Stored disassembled, RAAF stores depots, Sydney & Dubbom NSW
1992: Feb 15, Trucked to RAAF Williamstown NSW
1992: Feb, Fighter World Museum, RAAF Williamtown NSW
1997: Dec, RAAF Museum, RAAF Point Cook Victoria
1998: Graham Hosking, Tyabb Victoria Australia
2001: Stored dismantled, RAAF Point Cook, Awaiting restoration to airworthy
2013: rep. under restoration to airworthy
2014: Mar 24, VH-URZ, reg, Peter Gill, Somerville VIC Australia
2016: Dec 16, first flight, congrats to Peter Gill! A68-199 had its first flight with Nick Caudwell at the controls from Tyabb Australia
2 Images of   A68-199   VH-URZ   on file
Images of   A68-199
Image Credits:
  Matt Savage   Mach One Photography  
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