ADF Aircraft Serial Numbers
RAAF Fokker F.VIIB Southern Cross VH-USU
|VH-USU||4909||Registered G-AUSU 04/07/28 to 03/07/29 when the registration lapsed. Registered VH-USU 15/04/31 to 13/09/35. To ANA 16/04/31. To Kingsford Smith 13/07/31. To Commonwealth of Australia 13/09/35 for a museum. Returned to Register 02/02/45. With SHQ Canberra. To 3 Comms Unit 31/05/45. Operated by 3CU for duties associated with a film on Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. To Richmond for modification 22/06/45. No longer required for filming 09/01/46. To Civil Aviation Mascot 12/02/46. Total flight time with RAAF 36 hours 35 mins. Last flight believed to be in 1950. Currently located and on display at Brisbane Airport QLD. The Southern Cross Replica Registered VH-USU from 03/06/87 is c/n SCA-28. It appears as though no other aircraft ever used the registration VH-USU.|
The Author of this page is Darren Crick.
Source: RAAF Status Card.
Emails: Gordon Birkett, Grahame Higgs.
Main Photograph: Eddie Coates.
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