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Spitfire MV239

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model: HFVIII
factory: M70
engine: crash

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on test flt 6MU 20-3-45 SSLS2820 8-5-45 Australia 19-6-45 RAAF as A58-758 Extant Scone NSW VH-HET

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by: Adrian Dwyer MV239 markings 2021-05-22 10:00:19

pitfire HF Mk.VIIIc MV239 (VH-HET). At Temora Aviation Museum in Temora, New South Wales. Flew with the RAAF as A58-758, it now wears the markings of the mount of Robert 'Bobby' Gibbes DSO DFC as A58-602, RG-V (RAF serial MV133). Gibbes was Wing Commander 80 Wing RAAF, Morotai, 1945. Ownership was transferred to the RAAF in July 2019 and it is operated by the Air Force Heritage Squadron (Temora Historic Flight).
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