VH-TGR  (2)   de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth                       (c/n  83279)


                                       Since the first -TGR (a TAA Twin Otter) was written off years ago, this onomatopoeic rego
                                       was snapped up when this Tiger was restored in 1992.   A Hatfield-built machine, delivered
                                       to the RAAF with UK serial T5560, it was originally civilly registered in 1947 as VH-BJT
                                    .  It was written off in a crash at Moora, WA in 1954, and languished somewhere for four
                                       decades, reemerging pristine as -TGR.      Since October 2010 it has been owned by an
                                       American, Mr. John Walker, and based in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.   Photo via Ian McDonell.