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  C-47B-15-DK Dakota Serial Number A65-64  
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Daniel Leahy
2002


Daniel Leahy 2014

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Constructor Number 26640. Assigned U. S. Army AIr Force (USAAF) serial number 43-49379. Call Sign VH-CUU.

Wartime History
During December 1944, delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Dakota A65-64. This aircraft served with a paratrooper training unit at Tocumwal Airfield.

Postwar
Delivered to the Air Navigation School, East Sale. During December 1979, withdrawn from service. Stored at RAAF Base Wagga until it was moved to Tocumwal Airfield and placed under restoration.

Display
The aircraft has been placed on static display on poles outside Club Mulwala (Mulwala RSL Club) at Mulwala, NSW.

References
ADF Serials - Dakota A65-64
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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January 31, 2018

 

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