David Brown VIG.1./462 tractor : Royal Air Force

Accession Number REL24222
Collection type Technology
Object type Vehicle
Physical description Rubber, Steel
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

David Brown tractor wheeled type VIG.1./462 (Vehicle Industrial Gasoline). 4X2 tractor, complete with hinged rear spade attachment, rear winch spool & cable, headlights and front indicators. Its RAF registration number is 95837. The vehicle is painted RAF dark green.

History / Summary

This solid built metal David Brown VIG.1./462 Tractor was used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War for aircraft and general towing duties. It was used particularly to tow Bomb Trolleys to Aircraft. It is painted in dark grey. The seat behind the wheel was made for 1 or 2 persons.