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1953 De Havilland DH-104 Devon C1 C/N 04397

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  • NZ1814 @ GREENOCH - De Havilland DH-104 Dove C1 at Lincoln Nitschke's Aviation Museum, Greenoch, South Australia in 2004. - by Malcolm Clarke by Malcolm Clarke @ GREENOCH

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:De Havilland
Model:DH-104 Devon C1    Search all De Havilland DH-104 Devon C1
Year built:1953
Construction Number (C/N):04397
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:N/A
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:De Havilland Gipsy Queen 70-4


Registration Number:NZ1814
Current Status:Preserved


Owner:Lincoln Nitschke Aviation Collection
Address:Greenock, South Australia

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Malcolm Clarke, 2013-03-27 12:25:24
 Manufactured by De Havilland in the United Kingdom and ferried to New Zealand by RNZAF crew to operate as a communications aircraft NZ1814. BOC with RNZAF at Wigram on 04 May 1953. To No.42 Squadron, Ohakea. Into storage at Woodbourne in June 1963. Reactivated with No.42 Squadron, Ohakea in May 1964. Advertised for sale by GSB tender 24 April 1970. Total airframe hours were given as 3924:30. Sold to C. Brown, Attadale, Western Australia as VH-RTX but this registration not taken up. Transported to Perth Airport February 1971 and aircraft re-registered VH-CJX 24 May 1972. Ferried Perth-Jandakot 29 March 1972 to Altair Ltd., Jandakot, WA for use on Jandakot-Barrow Island service. Removed from the civil register 10 June 1974 as withdrawn from use. Presently on display at Military and Historical Aircraft Collection, Greenock, South Australia in RNZAF colours.