Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IXb/MH434/ZD-B/(G-ASJV)
The Old Flying Machine Company Aircraft Archive
North American P-51D-25NA Mustang/'Ferocious Frankie'/44-73419/(G-BTCD).
MH434 rolled off the Castle Bromwich production line.
Entered RAF service with No 222 Sqn before moving to No 350 Sqn in 1944 before returning to No 222 Sqn. After 79 operational sorties was retired in March1945.
Acquired by the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
Shipped to Java and flown with No 322 Sqn as H-105 later carrying the codes of H-68
Crash landed at Semerang, Java and shipped back to Holland for a rebuild.
First flight after rebuild.
Acquired by the Royal Belgium Air Force. With serial SM-41 flew with the advanced Pilot School at Koksijde and with 13 Wing at Brustem.
Retired after an accident.
On the Belgium civilian register as OO-ARA
Acquired by Tim A Davies and moved to the UK now with the civilian regestration of G-ASJV.
Acquired by Gp Capt T.G. 'Hamish' Mahaddie for the 'Battle of Britain' film.
Bought by Sir Adrian Swire, Chairman of Cathy Pacific Airways, and finished with the squadron codes of AC-S and a 1944 period camouflage scheme.
Bought at auction by Ray Hanna.
Became one of the founding aircraft of 'The Old flying Machine Company'.