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CA-18/A68-187
"Su Su II"


Serial #: A68-187
Construction #: 1512
Civilian Registration:   VH-AGJ
  VH-FHT
  VH-UFO
  N919WJ
  N151SU
  N50FS
  Model(s):
  CA-18 Mustang 22
  Turbine Mustang
  TF-51
Name: Su Su II
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Delivered to RAAF as A68-187.
- BOC: October 1950.
- SOC: April 1958at Tocumwal.
A.J.R. "Titus" Oates, Sydney, New South Wales, April 23, 1958-1960.
Sepal Pty Ltd/Adastra Airways, Sydney-Mascot, New South Wales, November 1960-1961.
- Registration VH-AGJ allocated but not taken up.
- Planned high altitude photographic survey operations.
- Civil certificate abandonned.
Fawcett Aviation, Bankstown, NSW, 1961-1967.
- Open storage, still marked as A68-187.
Chieftain Aviation Pty Ltd, Bankstown, NSW, 1967-1969.
- Advertising display on pole, Bankstown Airport.
Hockey Treloar, Sydney, New South Wales, July 1969-1995.
- Registration VH-FHT reserved but not taken up, 1969.
- Registration VH-UFO reserved but not taken up, March 1973.
- Conversion to turboprop started but not completed, 1972-1977.
-- Fitted with Rolls-Royce Dart 510, ground run but not flown.
- Rebuilt with conventional Merlin, Toowoomba, Queensland.
- Stored, Toowoomba, Queensland, 1990-1995.
World Jet Inc, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, August 1995.
- Registered as N919WJ.
Frank Borman, Las Cruses, NM, August 1995-1996.
- Registration N151SU reserved but not taken up, 1996.
Frank Borman/Picacho Aviation, Las Cruces, NM, December 1996-2002.
- Registered as N50FS.
- Rebuilt as TF-51by Square One Aviation, Chino, CA.
- First flight, December 16, 1996.
- Flown as TF-839/Su Su II/44-74839.
- Adopted id of 44-74839.



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):
Dick Phillips - Warbird Images.
Stephen M. Dennis.

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