Type: L-726 Neptune P2V-7/SP-2H
MSN: 726-7276
Previous Identities: 149076


19APR62 Received at 10SQN Townsville ex USA.
02MAR64 Received at CAC, Avalon for fitment of engine fire extinguishers (Mod 242).
08APR64 Received at 10SQN ex CAC.
31MAY65 Despatched to 2AD for painting.
12JUL65 Received at 10SQN.
10MAR66 To 2AD for E service.
08JUL66 To 10SQN after E service.
14AUG67 Received at 2AD for Mods 298 and 309.
13OCT67 Received at 10SQN ex 2AD.
26SEP69 To 2AD for E service.
30JAN70 To 10SQN after E service.
15JAN73 To 2AD for E service.
10MAY73 To 10SQN after E service.
18NOV74 To 2AD for major wing repair.
13JAN75 To 10SQN after repairs.
14JAN75 Allotted for Class 9 storage at Townsville.
18JUL75 Returned to Townsville after a CASEX at Richmond. This is the last mention of the aircraft in the No. 10 Squadron Operations Record Book and may be its last flight.
05APR77 Disposal to DAS approved.
18JUL77 Declared to Sales for disposal ex Townsville.
Sold to Ballina Air Pilots Association.
Sold to Confederate Air Force for parts.
Broken up by Curtain Brothers at Townsville. Some sources claim that the aircraft is displayed in Curtain Brothers' yard but it has been confirmed that nothing remains on their site. Some components were acquired by HARS.



  • All P2V-7/SP-2H were classified as Mark 4 from the time of delivery.

Issue Date Remarks
6 09AUG22
Added two images thanks to Eric Allen. Image 1 Image 2
5 11NOV20
Added two images thanks to Eric Allen. Image 1 Image 2
4 24APR20
Added an image thanks to Maurice Ritchie.
3 15NOV15
Added details of E services. Added possible date of last flight.
2 29AUG15
Added two images.
1 24NOV02
Original issue.

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