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Survivor XA434

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XA434 - Australian National Museum of Flight, Nowra, New South Wales, Australia

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Gannet AS.1 XA434 at Nowra, January 2010; David Kitchen/PlanesTV.com

Preserved in excellent condition at what used to be known as Australia's Naval Aviation Museum, then the National Museum of Flight, and now the Fleet Air Arm Museum is AS.1 XA434. Since 2002 she's obviously had some work done and is now on display with wings spread - and the formerly missing outer wing portions back in place. XA434's service record included spells with 724, 725, 816 & 817 Squadrons of the Royal Australian Navy.

Information on this page current as of 24/06/2010

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