|Type:||L-18-56 Lodestar C-60A-5-LO|
|Subsequent Identities:||2501 (Israeli Air Force)|
|43||Delivered to the United States Army Air Force as C-60A-5-LO serial 43-16451|
|08NOV43||Delivered ex Lockheed. (Source: MAC Air Case 200. NAA via Gordon Birkett)|
|08NOV43||Arrived Long Beach. (Source: MAC Air Case 200. NAA via Gordon Birkett)|
|14NOV43||Departed Long Beach. (Source: MAC Air Case 200. NAA via Gordon Birkett)|
|28NOV43||To 37 Sqn RAAF as A67-7. Allocated callsign VHRAG.|
|26SEP47||Struck off charge by RAAF. Subsequently sold ex storage at Tocumwal to Stanley V. Godden operating overseas charter flights under the trading name Godden Air Transport.|
|30DEC47||CofA issued as VH-BFZ|
|28FEB48||Departed Darwin for India on its first long trip.|
|05SEP48||Passed through Bahrein under the command of Stanley Godden having been sold to Service Airways Inc of Rome for £8,000. The aeroplane was subsequently handed over to the Israeli Air Force who gave it the serial number 2501.|
|31OCT48||Severely damaged in a crash landing at Herzliya. Apparently the aircraft was written off as the serial 2501 was subsequently reallocated briefly to Hudson ex VH-BIH which later became 2601. (This change possibly reflects a late realisation that the Lodestar and the Hudson are two different types).|
|SEP50||Struck off charge and presented to the IDFAF Ground School|
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