|05DEC41||Received 1 Aircraft Depot ex U.S.A. with Pratt & Whitney engines.|
|08JAN42||Issued 14 Sqn.|
|29APR42||Aircraft struck drain on landing and undercarriage collapsed.|
|16NOV42||Collided with wingtip of A16-116.|
|15JAN43||Received 32 Sqn.|
|22MAY43||Issued to 6 Sqn.|
|09SEP43||Received at 7 Aircraft Depot for conversion to transport aircraft.|
|14NOV43||Received 38 Sqn ex 7 AD.|
|06JAN44||Issued callsign VH-RBD.|
|14MAR44||Missing in vicinity of Carnarvon WA. Aircraft was attempting to return to Carnarvon on flight from Guilford to Exmouth Gulf in bad weather. Aircraft belly landed after fuel exhaustion.|
|15MAR44||Located by search aircraft.|
|20MAR44||Received 17 Repair and Salvage Unit.|
|02MAY44||Received 4 Aircraft Depot for repair.|
|30NOV45||Received at 2 Aircraft Depot for storage.|
|24APR47||Sold to Godden Board and Godden, Potts Point, NSW.|
|07AUG47||Issued to purchaser.|
|25NOV54||Registered VH-AGX to Adastra Aerial Surveys. Aircraft was converted from Mk IVA to Mk III with installation of Wright Cyclone engines.|
|29OCT57||In connection with the inquiry into the crash of Hudson VH-AGO on 24 June 1957, a test flight (1hr 25min) was conducted in VH-AGX on this date. (Source: NAA: Report on investigation into aircraft accident to Lockheed Hudson Mk III VH-AGO at Horn Island, Qld on 24 June 1957 Series number A8325 Control symbol 24/6/1957 PART 1)|
|29JUN62||Transferred to Sepal Pty Ltd (an Adastra company).|
|25MAR68||Arrived at Essendon, refuelled and departed on a flight plan to Giles WA and Kalgoorlie. (Source: Geoff Goodall)|
Repainted in the Orange Livery
|DEC71||Photographed at Longreach in the orange livery.|
|22DEC73||Crashed on takeoff at Horn Island. Aborted takeoff due loss of oil pressure. Aircraft overan strip into swamp and was badly damaged. Both crew escaped injury.|
|76||Acquired by Bob Eastgate, Melbourne VIC.|
|06FEB77||Arrived at Point Cook VIC ex Townsville Trader for restoration.|
|Bob Eastgate acquired the nose section from Hudson A16-244 which had been abandoned at Kalumburu Mission (formerly RAAF Drysdale River) WA after the war. It was intended that the nose section from A16-244 would be grafted on to VH-AGX to replace its damaged nose.|
|VH-AGX was transferred to the RAAF Museum, along with the nose section of A16-244 and the fuselage of A16-22, in exchange for a number of Winjeels.|
Added an image thanks to Ken Watson.
Added an image thanks to Eric Allen.
Added an image of the damaged fuselage at Point Cook on 19NOV77 thanks to Peter Gates.
Added an image of the aircraft at Horn Island in DEC73 thanks to Ben Dannecker.
Added an image of the aircraft in the grey scheme circa 1955.
Added a reference to a test flight on 29OCT57.
Added an image thanks to Bob Livingstone.
Refreshed the page and images and added several new images.
Added an image of the aircraft landing at Broken Hill in 1973. Thanks to Mal Lloyd.
Added an image of the aircraft with red cowls and black registration. Thanks to Ken Watson and the CAHS.
Added a sighting on 25MAR68.