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VP-FAV final resting place - the Stanley Airfield dump.
Photo: Stewart Robertson © September 1988
VP-FAV in a sorry state at Stanley.
Photo: Graham Court © October 1985
VP-FAV victim damaged by shrapnel at Stanley.
Photo: Simon Van Tromp © July 1982 - scanned by Robin Harritt
Photo: Simon Van Tromp © July 1982
Photo: Mike Costello © 14 June 1982
Aerial view of VP-FAV (intact) and VP-FAT (destroyed)

Tinted colour by Neil - no guarantee if accurate! Image in 78 dpi - computer scan done in 1986!

Photocopy: Unknown source - 1982 - Aird Archives
VP-FAV at main Port Stanley base.
Dropping off supplies and passengers at Lively Island.
Departing Lively, Phillimore Island in distance.
Photos: Rod Hall © 1981
A tethered VP-FAV
Photo: Peter Reid © 1979
VP-FAV at Uplands freshly registered.
Photo: Bill Sawchuk © 23 October 1976
57-6145 based at Fliegerhorst, Germany.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1967 - source www
57-6145 visits Orange, in southern France.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1964 - Robin A. Walker Colection
57-6145 at La Rochelle, France.
Photo: Peter Keating © August 1961 - Aird Archives - via


57-6145 • C-GUHH



57-6145 US Army # 1805. L-20 No. 806. Command A-14. Delivered 10-Jun-1958. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962

76145 noted 12-May-1960 @ Gatwick, UK.

57-6145 Was based at Dunsfold, Surrey, UK, during Dec-1964 for use as a hack by the US section of the Tripartite Kestrel Evaluation Squadron. The Kestrel was the development aircraft for the Harrier jump jet.

57-6145 For sale Coleman Barracks, Mannhein-Sandhofen, Germany. Feb-1973.

tt 4,092.0

No regn. Purchased by B & M Aviation Ltd.. Lachute, QC. 01-Apr-1973.

C-GUHH B & M Aviation Ltd., Lachute, QC. Aug-1976 to Oct-1976.

VP-FAV Falkland Islands Government Air Service, (FIGAS), Port Stanley, Falkland Islands. Regd Oct-1976.

• Delivered from Canada on floats.

Incident: Damaged at Port Stanley. 11/12-Jun-1982. Damaged by small arms fire and shrapnel, Port Stanley Falkland Islands although serviceable, but subsequently further damaged beyond repair in a storm at Port Stanley on 28-Jul-1982. Moved to a quarry dump in 1989. At around April 1993 it was still noted at the Mary Hill rubbish dump near Stanley Airport.



Final sad disposition.
Photos: Terry Blackband © January 1993 - Aird Archives