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No. 5815. Hawker Sea Fury T.Mk.20 (N62143 c/n ES.8509) "Riff Raff"
Photographed at Reno Air Races, Nevada, USA, September 17, 2006
Ordered for the Royal Navy on August 18, 1950, this aircraft was
delivered as WG652. In 1957 it was repurchased by Hawker,
reconditioned, and registered as G-9-57 ('Class B' markings). It
was sold to the German government as D-CAFO on May 23, 1960. On
July 30, 1974 it was registered in the UK as G-BCKG, but already in
September it became N62143 on the register of the USA.
Created October 31, 2006.