|Type:||CAC CA-18 Mustang Mk 22|
|OCT50||Brought on charge by the RAAF as A68-187.|
|APR58||Struck off charge and stored at RAAF Tocumwal, Vic.|
|23APR58||Sold to A.J.R. "Titus" Oates, Sydney, NSW.|
|60||Sold to Sepal/Adastra, Mascot, NSW.|
was reported in the Journal of the Aviation Historical Society of
Australia (Vol 2 No 12, Dec 1961) that Adastra had purchased Mustang
VH-FCB along with A68-104 and A68-187. This report would appear to
have stemmed from a sighting of VH-FCB on the Adastra apron at Mascot.
Register files do not show Adastra as having owned VH-FCB.
for CofA and Registration were submitted by Sepal Pty. Limited (signed
by Jack McDonald). The Application for CofA specifies the intended
purpose as "High altitude photography 25,000 feet to 38,000 feet".
Subsequently, the registration VH-AGJ was allotted. (NAA: C3905/8,
The registration VH-AGJ was not taken up. The conversion was abandoned when it emerged that there was insufficient accommodation in the fuselage for a camera operator.
to Fawcett Aviation, Bankstown, NSW. Stored in the open at Bankstown
|67||Placed on poles at the premises of Chieftain Flying School as an advertising display.|
|JUL69||Sold to Hockey Treloar, Sydney, NSW.|
|69||Registration VH-FHT was allocated but not taken up.|
|15AUG71||Aircraft was photographed at Bankstown with a Rolls Royce Dart 510 fitted.|
|72||Aircraft was transported to Canberra where the Dart conversion continued.|
|MAR73||Registration VH-UFO was allocated but not taken up. Although the aircraft was ground run, it was never flown in the Dart configuration. Attempts to have the aeroplane certified were abandoned.|
|90||Stored at Toowoomba, Qld.|
|95||Shipped to the USA.|
|AUG95||Registered N919WJ to World Jet Inc, Fort Lauderdale, FL.|
|AUG95||Sold to Frank Borman of Las Cruces, NM.|
|96||Registration N151SU to Frank Borman was not taken up.|
|DEC96||Registered N50FS to Frank Borman/Picacho Aviation, Las Cruces, NM.|
|16DEC96||First flown at Chino, CA as a two-seat TF-51D with Merlin engine. The aircraft is operated in the USA painted as "474839/TF-839" and named "SU SU II"|
Added a reference to Mustang VH-FCB in DEC61.
Added an image of the aircraft as N50FS thanks to Curtis Fowles.
Added at 14MAR62 a reference extracted from NAA:C3905/8, VH/AGJ thanks to David Muir.
Original Issue. Thanks to Geoff Goodall.