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Aug 01 2012

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Avro Anson Mk I MH120 flies again in New Zealand

An Avro Anson in flight at Duxford (Photo Feggy Art (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

Bill Reid took his Avro Anson Mk I up for its first flight on July 18 at Nelson Airport in New Zealand, after a ten-year restoration effort. The uneventful first flight lasted 45 minutes and was followed by another one-hour flight on the same day. This is th first time an Avro Anson Mk I has flown since 1972.

The Avro Anson Mk I MH 120 was painted as K6183 of No 206 Squadron (Coastal Command) during the Second World War.

Source: Aeroplane Monthly

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