DH.82A Works No 3810

Built at: Hatfield

Air Ministry Contract: 778402/38

Year of manufacture: 1937

Construction number: 3810

RAF markings: N-6473

Civil registration: G-AOBO

In the year 2000: 46th surviving airframe






Hatfield Cosford 31.12.1938 9 M.U.
Cosford Gatwick 01.03.1939  19 ERFTS
Gatwick Yatesbury 15.10.1939 10 EFTS
Yatesbury Weston-Super-Mare 07.09.1940 10 EFTS
Weston-Super-Mare Stoke Orchard  20.07.1941 10 EFTS
Stoke Orchard  Derby  07.07.1942 16 EFTS
Derby  Cosford  ? 04.08.1945 9 M.U
Cosford  ? Exeter  21.05.1949 10 RFS coded 14
Exeter  Cosford  ?  10.03.1953

9 M.U. where the aircraft was  declared as non-effective stock

Cosford  ?   Croydon 16.11.1953

Sold to W.A. Rollason and converted to civilian use.  See the picture above.

    08.07.1955 Registered G-AOBO and C of A issued 
Croydon  Croydon  18.07.1955 Registered to Surrey Aviation Ltd t/a Surrey Flying Club
Croydon  Biggin Hill 28.12.1959 

Registered to Surrey and Kent flying Club

Biggin Hill  Biggin Hill 26.03.1964

Registered to David J Ronayne and Antony Cheshire t/a County Flying Club  

    28.09.1969 Cof A lapsed .
Biggin Hill   Biggin Hill   16.06.1971 Registered to Shackleton Aviation Ltd
Biggin Hill   Biggin Hill   17.06.1971

Sold to John D Kees and Registered        19.11.1971.

Biggin Hill   Biggin Hill   08.05.1973  

 Registered to Ian D.C. Hay and Geoffrey P.Layton for rebuild.

Biggin Hill   Fareham 26.03.1974 

Sold and registered to Timothy J. Bolt and Julian N. Moore still on rebuild.

Fareham Redhill 1986 Unknown sale still on rebuild.
Redhill Pulborough 29.04.1987

Registered to Adrian Brook still on rebuild.

Pulborough Ellenglaze 09.10.1997

Sold and registered to John S. and Shaunne V. Shaw. Restored.

Perranporth   16.08.2005 new C of A Issued 
Orbigny   August 2008 Transferred to the French Register F-GTBO

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