VH-BPU  de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth                        (c/n 85639)


                                        Above is a Geoff Goodall shot of a Tiger at Tailem Bend, South Australia, in 1967.  I don't see a
                                        glider hitch on this particular machine, despite the training sailplane in the background.  Greg Ban-
                                        field's classic photo below was at Berwick, Victoria in February 1975.   -BPU was built for the
                                        RAF as DE709.  From 1952 until 1956 it was one of the Tigers based at the Army Air Corps
                                        Center at Middle Wallop, Hampshire where it was operated by the British Army's Elementary
                                        Flying Training School.  It was one of the last service operated Tiger Moths in the UK, and
                                        appears to have been exported directly to Australia in 1956 without having first been placed on
                                        the UK civil register. It is still currently registered to an owner in Victoria.