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Ian Whitney
Aircraft recovery and restorer

Ian Whitney resides in Romsey, Victoria. During the early 1970s, Whitney traveled to Papua New Guinea and salvaged aircraft wreckage and parts from several locations. During 1998–2005, made trips to Finschafen Airfield recovering aircraft wreckage and parts. Ian Whitney has been involved with aircraft including:

P-40E Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-7
Wreckage recovered during the 1990s

P-40E Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-38
Salvage during the late 1980s, sank into Huon Gulf, aircraft lost

P-40F "Pee Wee" Serial Number 41-14112
Recovered by Ian Whitney during November 1989

P-40F "Bone Crusher" Serial Number 41-14205
Salvaged November 1989, owned by Ian Whitney during 1989-1991 sold to Graham Hoskings, today displayed at RNZAF Museum

P-40N Warhawk Serial Number 42-104954
Owned by Ian Whitney during 1997–2002

P-40N "Empty Saddle / Keystone Kathleen" Serial Number 42-105513
Salvaged 1987 from Finschafen Airfield.

P-40N "The Saint" Serial Number 42-105526
Owned by Ian Whitney during 1974-1989 and undertook some restoration work

B5N2 Kate
Recovered during the middle of 2003

Ki-46-II Dinah 2783
Recovered during the middle of 2003

Wings Over New Zealand Show Aviation Podcast - Episode 98 – WOA – Ian Whitney recorded November 14, 2015

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