Aviation Photo #1753649 Messerschmitt Me-262A-2A Schwalbe - Germany - Air Force

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Bomber Built c.Feb 1945 saw combat with 4/KG(J)51, code 9K+XK, and Gefechtsverband Hogeback 'black X'. Flown to Fassberg at war's end and captured. Flown by the RAF to Farnborough for testing. Allocated RAF serial VP544 / Air Min 81. In 1946 shipped to Australia for the AWM. Displayed at AWM 1955-70, then loaned to the RAAF Museum Point Cook 1970-81. Minor restoration by CAC 1982 & returned to AWM Annexe 1988. On display in these rather dingy surrounds since 2003.
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    Phil Vabre
    Germany - Air Force
    Messerschmitt Me-262A-2A Schwalbe
    Messerschmitt Me-262 Schwalbe
    Messerschmitt Me-262 Schwalbe
    Messerschmitt
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    Canberra
    Australian Capital Territory
    Australia
    June 28, 2010
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