"sonorous metal, blowing martial sounds....":
wrote John Milton in Paradise Lost. Book 1,line 540.
VH-JUC, CAC-18, Mustang (RAAF serial A68-105)just about to rotate. Almost full-circle prop-blur with a very low shutter speed. Rolls-Royce Merlin at take-off power is music to the ears.
A68-105 CA-18 Mk.21 1430 n/a Delivered 1 AD ex CAC on 21/11/47. Stored sucessively at Benalla, Tocumwal, RAAF East Sale & 1 AD. Sold for scrap 23/04/58 and collected by purchaser on 28/04/58, placed in a hangar with A68-119, 193 and 8 Wirraways. Was on display at a Shell garage at Laverton until purchased around 31/10/64. Moorabin Airshow 1999. Registered VH-JUC from 12/04/96 and flying as A68-105/CV-P, KH677. The colour scheme is representative of that worn by the RAAF's 3 Sqn aircraft in Italy in 1945. Avalon 2003. Information courtesy http://www.adf.serials.com.au
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