Mustang RAAF A68-170 (later A68-750), 100 Squadron



Mustang RAAF A68-170 (later A68-750)

RAAF 100 Squadron – Point Cook, Victoria.

A68-170 a CA-18 Mk.23 Mustang was delivered No 1, Aircraft Depot at RAAF Laverton by Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation on 23rd February 1950.

After a short time of operational flying, the aircraft was transferred to No 7 Stores Depot in Toowoomba QLD.

Transferred from No 7 Stores Depot to the RAAF Museum for display in 1970, A68-170 was initially restored to operating condition in the early – 1970s, and was known by the name ‘Duffys Delight’, after the Senior Engineering Officer at No 1 Flying Training School at the time.

In 1989, an in-depth restoration of the aircraft commenced under the control of No 1 Flying Training School and RAAF Museum staff. After ten years of restoration, the aircraft finally returned to the air in February 1999, as A68-750.

The aircraft continues to fly with the RAAF 100 Sqn, based at Point Cook.

The image of A68-750 (A68-170) was taken by Duncan Fenn, showing the aircraft at Tyabb in Victoria.

Framed RAAF Aircraft Print

Photo Artprint (code ACO-003)

Framed aviation photographic prints from the camera of Duncan Fenn Photography.

Frame size 53 x 40 cm. made from solid timber, finished in a black.

Image size 39 x 26 cm (visible).

Mat colour is off white, with a white bevel. Mat is cut using a Computerised Mat Cutter for perfect edges and corners.

Unbreakable acrylic glass that can be cleaned with a plastic polish.

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