35 results found
Registration / Serial:VH-MAE
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):11917
City / Airport:Goroka (AYGA / GKA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:158005
View count: 11
Damaged beyond repair when it ground-looped at Wapenamunda, Papua New Guinea on July 12, 1972
Registration / Serial:VH-MAE
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):11917
City / Airport:Goroka (AYGA / GKA)
Photo Date:1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-MAL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):4423
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:November 1971
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:157544
View count: 17
Sold to Bush Pilots Airways. Later acquired by Cathay Pacific and flown to Hong Kong
Registration / Serial:VH-MAL
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):4423
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:November 1971
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-MAN
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):12647
City / Airport:Mount Hagen - Kagamuga (AYMH / HGU)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:18 November 1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:156330
View count: 16
To Papua New Guinea register as P2-MAN in June 1974.
Registration / Serial:VH-MAN
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):12647
City / Airport:Mount Hagen - Kagamuga (AYMH / HGU)
Photo Date:18 November 1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 170 Freighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
Location:In Flight
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:152599
View count: 26
Ansett-MAL photo.
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):9749
City / Airport:Madang (AYMD / MAG)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:6 January 1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:151904
View count: 19
Became P2-MAB and then P2-ANX following Papua New Guinea's independence.
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):9749
City / Airport:Madang (AYMD / MAG)
Photo Date:6 January 1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BFW
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):13587
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:March 1948 to May 1948
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:143279
View count: 35
MAL purchased this C-47 from the Indian Government which had received it from the peacetime disposal of aircraft used by the South-East Asia Command in World War II. Registered in March 1948. Reregistered as VH-MAC in August 1951. Sold in Taiwan as B-251 in 1967. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
Registration / Serial:VH-BFW
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):13587
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
Photo Date:March 1948 to May 1948
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-MAN
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):12647
City / Airport:Wau (AYWU / WUG)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1958 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:134263
View count: 47
Became P2-MAN in 1974 after Papua New Guinea independence. Photo from John Stroud.
Registration / Serial:VH-MAN
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):12647
City / Airport:Wau (AYWU / WUG)
Photo Date:1958 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-GSE
Aircraft Original Type:Noorduyn Norseman
Aircraft Generic Type:Noorduyn Norseman (C-64)
Aircraft Version:Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman (VI/C-64A)
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):249
City / Airport:Goroka (AYGA / GKA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1960
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:132598
View count: 30
Registration / Serial:VH-GSE
Aircraft Version:Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman (VI/C-64A)
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):249
City / Airport:Goroka (AYGA / GKA)
Photo Date:1960
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-UVB
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.84 Dragon 1
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):6102
Aircraft Name:Betty Ann
City / Airport:Salamaua (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:24 January 1942
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:130417
View count: 26
VH-UVB in the aftermath of a Japanese air raid on January 21, 1942. In March Salamaua and the airstrip were occupied by the Japanese army. The airstrip was won back by Australian troops in September 1943. The airstrip was abandoned after the war. The jungle has reclaimed it but the area is still pock-marked with bomb craters
Registration / Serial:VH-UVB
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.84 Dragon 1
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):6102
City / Airport:Salamaua (closed)
Photo Date:24 January 1942
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-MAC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13587
City / Airport:Goroka (AYGA / GKA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1962 to 1967
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:124325
View count: 41
Sold in Taiwan as B-251
Registration / Serial:VH-MAC
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13587
City / Airport:Goroka (AYGA / GKA)
Photo Date:1962 to 1967
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 170 Freighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
Location:In Flight
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:122396
View count: 46
Ansett-MAL photo.
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-UXD
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 642
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 642
Aircraft Version:Avro 642/2m Eighteen
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):642
City / Airport:Wau (AYWU / WUG)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1938
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:120512
View count: 50
The sole Avro 642/2m twin. There was also a four-engine version but again only one was built. VH-UXD was destroyed in a Japanese air raid at Salamaua on January 21, 1942.
Registration / Serial:VH-UXD
Aircraft Version:Avro 642/2m Eighteen
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
C/n (msn):642
City / Airport:Wau (AYWU / WUG)
Photo Date:1938
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CMY
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 336 Skymaster
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 336 Skymaster
Aircraft Version:Cessna 336 Skymaster
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):336-0005
City / Airport:Caloundra (YCDR / CUD)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Collection:Queensland Air Museum
Photo Date:30 April 2018
Photo by:Ian McDonellContact
Photo ID:112491
View count: 18
VH-CMY was uniquely modified to allow the rear fuselage and engine to swing sideways to permit the loading of long objects. It served with Ansett-MAL from 1965 to 1968 when it was sold to Territory Airlines. It remained in Papua New Guinea until 1978 (becoming P2-CMY on independence). -CMY returned to the Australian register and was finally cancelled in 1999. The museum rescued it from the fire dump at Coolangatta airport in 2009.
Registration / Serial:VH-CMY
Aircraft Version:Cessna 336 Skymaster
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):336-0005
City / Airport:Caloundra (YCDR / CUD)
Photo Date:30 April 2018
Photo by:Ian McDonellContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 170 Freighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:January 1964
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Photo ID:107974
View count: 36
VH-BFB was sold in New Zealand as ZK-CVL in 1967.
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:January 1964
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Registration / Serial:VH-AOI
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):19694
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:June 1969
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:107773
View count: 41
Seen here before sale to Merpati Nusantara as PK-NDH. The aircraft crashed 7 February 1977 at Santan,Kalimantan while in service with Dirgantara Air Services.
Registration / Serial:VH-AOI
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):19694
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
Photo Date:June 1969
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-AOI
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):19694
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:4 May 1963
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:98092
View count: 35
Wearing additional Golden Orchid titles.
Registration / Serial:VH-AOI
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):19694
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:4 May 1963
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):9749
City / Airport:Wabag (WAB) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:February 1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:93637
View count: 49
Photo from the late Jim Millar taken at the prewar airstrip at Wabag. VH-MAB moved to the Papua New Guinea register as P2-MAB in May 1974 and was later reregistered P2-ANX. The airstrip at Wabag was approved for DC-3 operations in 1956 but has since closed. Air services now use Wapenamanda Airport .
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
C/n (msn):9749
City / Airport:Wabag (WAB) (closed)
Photo Date:February 1972
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:G-AVJX
Other Marks:76
Aircraft Original Type:Short SC.7 Skyvan
Aircraft Generic Type:Short SC.7 Skyvan
Aircraft Version:Short SC.7 Skyvan 3-300
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):SH1838
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)Map
Country:France
Event:Paris Air Show 1967
Photo Date:3 June 1967
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:60447
View count: 28
Ordered by Ansett-MAL as VH-EJR but not delivered. Displayed at the 1967 Paris Air Show with airshow code 76. Delivered to Forrestair in 1968 as VH-FSG.
Registration / Serial:G-AVJX
Aircraft Version:Short SC.7 Skyvan 3-300
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):SH1838
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)
Photo Date:3 June 1967
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BFC
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (C-7/AC-1/V-2)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):23
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:3 April 1968
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Photo ID:52738
View count: 23
The Caribou was not the success in Papua New Guinea that Ansett-MAL had hoped. Restrictions placed on STOL performance meant full advantage could not be made of its unique abilities. It was sold in Canada in June 1969. Photographer not known
Registration / Serial:VH-BFC
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):23
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:3 April 1968
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 170 Freighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
City / Airport:Madang (AYMD / MAG)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:29 July 1966
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:51484
View count: 44
Nice to see her in colour.
Registration / Serial:VH-BFB
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
C/n (msn):13192
City / Airport:Madang (AYMD / MAG)
Photo Date:29 July 1966
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact