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CA-18 MUSTANG/A68-170

CA-18Mustang A68-170

Serial #: A68-170
Construction #: 1495
Civil Registration:
  VH-SVU
  Model:
  CA-18 Mustang Mk. 23
Name: Duffy's Delight
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Built at CAC Fisherman's Bend factory.
Delivered to RAAF as A68-170.
- BOC: February 23, 1950.
- Allocated to No. 1Aircraft Depot Detatchmenr B, Tocumwal, NSW.
- Transferred to No. 78Wing, RAAF Schofields, August 1950.
- Transferred to No. 2Operational Training Unit, April 1952.
- Transferred to No. 23(City Of Brisbane) Squadron, October 1953.
- Transferred to No. 3Aircraft Depot, October 1956.
- Put into storage.
- Withdrawn from service, 1959.
Allocated to Queensland Flight of the Air Training Corp, 1959.
RAAF Stores Depot, Toowoomba, Queensland, 1960-1970.
RAAF Museum, RAAF Point Cook, Victoria, 1970-2002.
- Arrived dismantled.
- Stored at museum until 1989.
- Restored to airworthiness from 1991-1999.
- Registered as VH-SVU, August 28, 1995.
- Flown as A68-170/Duffy's Delight.

CA-18Mustang A68-170

CA-18Mustang A68-170

CA-18Mustang A68-170

CA-18Mustang A68-170

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Darren McNamara

Research Assistance:

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