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Fairey Firefly/WD840

Fairey Firefly WD840 N1840

       
Serial #: WD840
Construction #: F.8668
Civil Registration:
  CF-CBH
  N810J
  N1840
  Model(s):
  AS Mk. 6
  TT Mk. 6
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2007

History:
Delivered to Royal Australian Navy as WD840.
- BOC: June 1953.
- SOC: 1965.
- Put up for disposal at Bankstown, NSW, Mar. 3, 1965.
Jarman Aircraft Engine Overhall Services, Sydney, NSW, Jan. 1967.
Ed Fleming/Skyservice Aviation, Camden, NSW, 1967-1969.
Robert Diemert, Carman, Manitoba, 1969-1975.
- Registered as CF-CBH.
- First flight Sept. 17, 1972.
- Fitted with Merlin 500 from an Avro York.
- Cockpit fitted out as 8-seater.
Jerry Barg, South Easton, MA, 1975.
- Registered as N810J.
Gene Fisher/Mid Atlantic Air Museum, Middletown, PA, May 1982-1984.
- Registered as N1840.
Don Knapp/DK Precision, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1989-1990.
Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston, TX, 1990-1992.
- Stored pending restoration.
ARM Aviation LLC, Park City, UT, Oct. 03, 2006-2007.

Source(s):
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, 2007.
Photo Source(s):
Andy O'Pry

Research Assistance:

Andy O'Pry

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