A89-275

 

Type: L-726 Neptune P2V-7/SP-2H
MSN: 726-7275
Previous Identities: 149075
Owner: RAAF Museum, Point Cook, VIC

History:

29MAR62 Delivered to 10 Sqn RAAF, Townsville.
07JUN62 To 2AD for modifications. Apparently returned to 10SQN same day.
22JUN64 Despatched to CAC, Avalon for fitment of engine fire extinguishers (Mod 242).
29JUL64 Received at 10SQN ex CAC.
03MAY65 Received 2AD for painting.
02JUN65 Received at 10SQN.
17NOV65 To 2AD for E service.
26MAR66 To 10SQN after E service.
02SEP68 Received at 2AD for Mod 321.
26SEP68 Despatched to 10SQN.
17JUN89 To 2AD for E service.
26SEP69 To 10SQN after E service.
27SEP72 To 2AD for E service.
02FEB74 To 10SQN after E service (17 months?!)
30JAN76 To 2AD for E service.
07JUN76 To 10SQN after E service.
29SEP77 Allotted to the RAAF Museum, Point Cook.
At some stage the aircraft was classified as INST No 5.
14OCT77 Flown from Townsville to RAAF Museum, Point Cook, VIC.

 

Notes

  • All P2V-7/SP-2H were classified as Mark 4 from the time of delivery.


Issue Date Remarks
6 16DEC17
Added an image thanks to Bob Howe.
5 15NOV15
Added details of E services.
4 11NOV15
Added an image of the aircraft in the Light Gull Grey finish.
3 16OCT15
Added an image of the aircraft in the original Seaplane Grey finish.
2 30NOV02
History expanded from Status Card.



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