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De Havilland Devon

De Havilland Devon NZ1813 c/n 04396. RNZAF Communications aircraft, which had aerial photographic fittings: Assembled by De Havilland in the United Kingdom for a cost of £31,422 pounds 11 shillings. Ferried from United Kingdom to New Zealand by RNZAF crew and arrived Wigram 13th April 1953. BOC with RNZAF at Wigram on 15th April 1953. Delivered to Ohakea on 22nd May 1953. With No.42 Squadron Ohakea by January 1977. Converted to instructional airframe INST216 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne on 13th October 1981. Stored at RNZAF Technical School, Woodbourne. To MOTAT 2010. On display 2012.

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