29 results found
Registration / Serial:VH-BPV
Aircraft Original Type:Swearingen SA-26 Merlin
Aircraft Generic Type:Swearingen SA-226 Merlin IV/Metro
Aircraft Version:Swearingen SA-226TC Metro II
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):TC-270
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:11 November 1982
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:207118
View count: 22
At Brisbane Eagle Farm.
Registration / Serial:VH-BPV
Aircraft Version:Swearingen SA-226TC Metro II
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):TC-270
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
Photo Date:11 November 1982
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TGI
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-320 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):283
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:June 1982
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:185233
View count: 31
Registration / Serial:VH-TGI
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-320 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):283
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Photo Date:June 1982
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TGH
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-320 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):281
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:June 1981
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:184918
View count: 31
Registration / Serial:VH-TGH
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-320 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):281
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Photo Date:June 1981
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TGG
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):277
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:June 1981
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:184450
View count: 42
Registration / Serial:VH-TGG
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):277
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Photo Date:June 1981
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TGF
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):270
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:November 1981
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:184429
View count: 31
Registration / Serial:VH-TGF
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):270
City / Airport:Brampton Island (YBPI)
Photo Date:November 1981
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BPB
Aircraft Original Type:Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander
Aircraft Generic Type:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
Aircraft Version:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3-1 Trislander
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):1025
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:November 1979
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:147422
View count: 80
Registration / Serial:VH-BPB
Aircraft Version:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3-1 Trislander
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):1025
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)
Photo Date:November 1979
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-FNM
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):10292
City / Airport:Melbourne - Tullamarine (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:November 1981
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:146960
View count: 104
Looking smart in the BPA livery.
Registration / Serial:VH-FNM
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):10292
City / Airport:Melbourne - Tullamarine (YMML / MEL)
Photo Date:November 1981
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):6024
Aircraft Name:Lakeland Downs
City / Airport:Archerfield (YBAF)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:September 1972
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:144845
View count: 87
This aircraft sat on this elevated area for many years. During my youth I spent many hours happily sitting in the aircraft ( my friend's Dad worked in the Control Tower ) on weekends, in a time that was much more conducive to people crawling around aeroplanes.
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):6024
City / Airport:Archerfield (YBAF)
Photo Date:September 1972
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-EDD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA / Forrestair
C/n (msn):25367/13922
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1975
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:139276
View count: 75
Registration / Serial:VH-EDD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA / Forrestair
C/n (msn):25367/13922
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:1975
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CFO
Aircraft Original Type:Swearingen SA-26 Merlin
Aircraft Generic Type:Swearingen SA-226 Merlin IV/Metro
Aircraft Version:Swearingen SA-226AT Merlin IVA
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):AT-033
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:December 1981
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:107951
View count: 100
Still wearing basic Bush Pilots livery.
Registration / Serial:VH-CFO
Aircraft Version:Swearingen SA-226AT Merlin IVA
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):AT-033
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:December 1981
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-EDD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA / Forrestair
C/n (msn):25367/13922
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:December 1975
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:98368
View count: 90
BPA's VH-EDD on the tarmac at Essendon during its lease to Forrestair.
Registration / Serial:VH-EDD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA / Forrestair
C/n (msn):25367/13922
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:December 1975
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-TGG
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):277
City / Airport:Rockhampton (YBRK / ROK / YBPN)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:19 November 1982
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:71475
View count: 80
Registration / Serial:VH-TGG
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):277
City / Airport:Rockhampton (YBRK / ROK / YBPN)
Photo Date:19 November 1982
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):6024
Aircraft Name:Lakeland Downs
City / Airport:Archerfield (YBAF)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:January 1972
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:62830
View count: 94
Seen after being WFU but still in acceptable condition.
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):6024
City / Airport:Archerfield (YBAF)
Photo Date:January 1972
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BGS
Aircraft Original Type:Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander
Aircraft Generic Type:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
Aircraft Version:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3-1 Trislander
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):245
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:November 1979
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:58725
View count: 216
Registration / Serial:VH-BGS
Aircraft Version:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3-1 Trislander
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):245
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)
Photo Date:November 1979
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BPH
Aircraft Original Type:Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander
Aircraft Generic Type:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
Aircraft Version:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3-1 Trislander
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):1003
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:10 October 1982
Photo by:William Gray (via David Carter)Contact
Photo ID:58310
View count: 75
VH-BPH was sold in the US as N3851B in April 1983.
Registration / Serial:VH-BPH
Aircraft Version:Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk3-1 Trislander
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):1003
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)
Photo Date:10 October 1982
Photo by:William Gray (via David Carter)Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-BPE
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402B Utililiner
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):402B0008
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:June 1978
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Photo ID:54039
View count: 107
VH-BPE was sold in Papua New Guinea as P2-COI in August 1982. Photographer not known.
Registration / Serial:VH-BPE
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402B Utililiner
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):402B0008
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
Photo Date:June 1978
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Registration / Serial:VH-EDC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):12874
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:5 August 1973
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Photo ID:40733
View count: 66
Registration / Serial:VH-EDC
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):12874
City / Airport:Cairns (YBCS / CNS)
Photo Date:5 August 1973
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-BNL
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 310 (U-3/L-27 Blue Canoe)
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 310 (U-3/L-27 Blue Canoe)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 310L
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):310L0003
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:20 November 1973
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Photo ID:30451
View count: 51
Registration / Serial:VH-BNL
Aircraft Version:Cessna 310L
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):310L0003
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:20 November 1973
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-BPE
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402B Utililiner
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):402B0008
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:13 August 1980
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Photo ID:25217
View count: 73
Registration / Serial:VH-BPE
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402B Utililiner
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA
C/n (msn):402B0008
City / Airport:Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
Photo Date:13 August 1980
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-EDD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA / Forrestair
C/n (msn):25367/13922
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:18 August 1974
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact
Photo ID:23202
View count: 53
A bit of hisory regarding Bush Pilots Airways Douglas C-47A-30-DK. It first came into service with the USAF 43-48106 in July 1944 it served with Qantas under two different registration in December 1946 VH-EAO and in April 1957 as VH-EBX. In December 1960 it served with TAA carrying the registration VH-SBH it then went back to Qantas as VH-EDO in 1964 in december 1971 it served with Queensland Pacific Airlines, finally ending up with Bush Pilots Airways in June 1972 it has now been scrapped.
Registration / Serial:VH-EDD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
Operator / Titles:Bush Pilots Airways - BPA / Forrestair
C/n (msn):25367/13922
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
Photo Date:18 August 1974
Photo by:David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)Contact