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AVENGER/Bu. 47859



Bureau #: 47859
Construction #: 5625
Civil Registration(s):
  ZK-CBO
  Model(s):
  TBF-1C Avenger
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2008

History:
Delivered to RNZAF as NZ2527.
- BOC: January 1944.
- SOC: 1959.
Bennett Aviation Ltd, Te Kuiti, December 1959.
Barr Brothers Ltd, Ardmore, Auckland, March 18, 1962-1963.
- Registered as ZK-CBO.
- Conversion to sprayer started but abandoned, WFU, March 1964.
Reported in playground, Kuirau Park, Rotorua, October 1964-1969.
Museum Of Transport & Technology, Auckland, 1974-2008.
- Loaned to Confederate Air Force (NZ Wing), Auckland-Dairy Flat, 1981-1995.
-- Displayed.
- Returned to MOTAT, Aukland.
- Under restoration.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Richard Wesley

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