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Registration / Serial:VH-TFK
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10138
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 September 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:247909Submit Correction
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Photo taken not long after being re-registered P2-TFK.
Registration / Serial:VH-TFK
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10138
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)
Photo Date:27 September 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TFK
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10138
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 September 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:247909Submit Correction
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Photo taken not long after being re-registered P2-TFK.
Registration / Serial:VH-TFK
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10138
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)
Photo Date:27 September 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243652Submit Correction
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Ex VH-ELP, Cessna 402A P2-ELP is shown at Port Moresby waiting to load passengers for flight 829 to Wau on 23rd December 1974. This aircraft went on to serve with Talair as P2-GKF before returning to Australia as VH-END. It ended it's days as VH-NQC being cancelled from the register in 1996.
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243652Submit Correction
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Ex VH-ELP, Cessna 402A P2-ELP is shown at Port Moresby waiting to load passengers for flight 829 to Wau on 23rd December 1974. This aircraft went on to serve with Talair as P2-GKF before returning to Australia as VH-END. It ended it's days as VH-NQC being cancelled from the register in 1996.
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SQM
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Version:Beech 95-B55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-812
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243649Submit Correction
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Ex VH-SQM this aircraft went on to fly with Talair as P2-GKM. It was withdrawn from use in 1984.
Registration / Serial:P2-SQM
Aircraft Version:Beech 95-B55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-812
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SQM
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Version:Beech 95-B55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-812
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243649Submit Correction
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Ex VH-SQM this aircraft went on to fly with Talair as P2-GKM. It was withdrawn from use in 1984.
Registration / Serial:P2-SQM
Aircraft Version:Beech 95-B55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-812
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Other Marks:LA780
Aircraft Original Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Generic Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243635Submit Correction
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NAMC YS-11 JA8780 was leased to Air Niugini by All Nippon Airways from November 1974 to January 1975. It operated mainly between Lae & Port Moresby during that time.
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Other Marks:LA780
Aircraft Original Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Generic Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243635Submit Correction
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NAMC YS-11 JA8780 was leased to Air Niugini by All Nippon Airways from November 1974 to January 1975. It operated mainly between Lae & Port Moresby during that time.
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation / Starliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Southern Sea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:241930Submit Correction
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Converted to an L1049H with a rear freight door in 1960. Remained in service with Qantas until the end of the 1962 then sold in the US as N9714C.
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation / Starliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Southern Sea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:241930Submit Correction
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Converted to an L1049H with a rear freight door in 1960. Remained in service with Qantas until the end of the 1962 then sold in the US as N9714C.
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:1959
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
C/n (msn):13587
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:29 May 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:240704Submit Correction
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Robert Blaikie photo. VH-MAC landed with a flat tyre. It was repaired. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-MAC
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):13587
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)
Photo Date:29 May 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
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
C/n (msn):13587
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:29 May 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:240704Submit Correction
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Robert Blaikie photo. VH-MAC landed with a flat tyre. It was repaired. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-MAC
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):13587
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)
Photo Date:29 May 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:239433Submit Correction
View count: 24
This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF as A65-29 in 1944. In 1946 it was sold to TAA as VH-TAE. It was re-registered VH-SBL in 1960 and went into service in New Guinea in 1964. In 1973 it was sold to to Air Niugini and became P2-SBL, later changed to P2-ANR. It was withdrawn from service and sold 1976 and returned to Australia and registered as VH-SBL again.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:239433Submit Correction
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This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF as A65-29 in 1944. In 1946 it was sold to TAA as VH-TAE. It was re-registered VH-SBL in 1960 and went into service in New Guinea in 1964. In 1973 it was sold to to Air Niugini and became P2-SBL, later changed to P2-ANR. It was withdrawn from service and sold 1976 and returned to Australia and registered as VH-SBL again.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238731Submit Correction
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Originally allocated to the RAAF in 1944 as A65-44 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1948 and registered VH-EAP. It was sold to TAA in 1960 and registered VH-SBG. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini. This photo shows it still in full TAA Airlines of New Guinea colors. It was withdrawn in 1977 and in 1982 it was sold to Air Queensland as VH-BPL until 1988, after which it was sold and finally stored at Hoxton Park in NSW. it was later moved to the Qantas Founders Museum at Longreach and is on display as VH-EAP.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238731Submit Correction
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Originally allocated to the RAAF in 1944 as A65-44 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1948 and registered VH-EAP. It was sold to TAA in 1960 and registered VH-SBG. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini. This photo shows it still in full TAA Airlines of New Guinea colors. It was withdrawn in 1977 and in 1982 it was sold to Air Queensland as VH-BPL until 1988, after which it was sold and finally stored at Hoxton Park in NSW. it was later moved to the Qantas Founders Museum at Longreach and is on display as VH-EAP.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238126Submit Correction
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Originally allocated to the RAF in 1944 as FZ471 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1949 and registered VH-EAN. It also carried registrations VH-EBF and VH-EBU until sold to TAA in 1960 . TAA registered it as VH-SBD for service in New Guinea. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini as P2-SBD and later changed to P2-ANO. In 1981 it was sold to Bush Pilots Airways and used for spares in Cairns.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238126Submit Correction
View count: 137
Originally allocated to the RAF in 1944 as FZ471 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1949 and registered VH-EAN. It also carried registrations VH-EBF and VH-EBU until sold to TAA in 1960 . TAA registered it as VH-SBD for service in New Guinea. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini as P2-SBD and later changed to P2-ANO. In 1981 it was sold to Bush Pilots Airways and used for spares in Cairns.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TFI
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10134
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:7 March 1971
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:237734Submit Correction
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Photographed at Buka Airport on Bougainville. It later became P2-TFI and P2-ANB then P2-ANZ before being sold overseas.
Registration / Serial:VH-TFI
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10134
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)
Photo Date:7 March 1971
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TFI
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10134
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:7 March 1971
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:237734Submit Correction
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Photographed at Buka Airport on Bougainville. It later became P2-TFI and P2-ANB then P2-ANZ before being sold overseas.
Registration / Serial:VH-TFI
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10134
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Buka (AYBK / BUA)
Photo Date:7 March 1971
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-PAY
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2792
City / Airport:Lae (AYLA / LAE) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:4 June 1976
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:237711Submit Correction
View count: 21
Imported to PNG in 1965 as VH-PAY it was operated by C&B Chee Charters for a number of years from Lae to numerous small airstrips in the highlands. In 1974 it's registration was changed to P2-PAY when PNG became independent. It was exported to Australia in late 1977 and took up it's old registration VH-PAY.
Registration / Serial:P2-PAY
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2792
City / Airport:Lae (AYLA / LAE) (closed)
Photo Date:4 June 1976
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-PAY
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2792
City / Airport:Lae (AYLA / LAE) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:4 June 1976
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:237711Submit Correction
View count: 21
Imported to PNG in 1965 as VH-PAY it was operated by C&B Chee Charters for a number of years from Lae to numerous small airstrips in the highlands. In 1974 it's registration was changed to P2-PAY when PNG became independent. It was exported to Australia in late 1977 and took up it's old registration VH-PAY.
Registration / Serial:P2-PAY
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2792
City / Airport:Lae (AYLA / LAE) (closed)
Photo Date:4 June 1976
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-UIW
Aircraft Original Type:Junkers W 33
Aircraft Generic Type:Junkers W 33
Aircraft Version:Junkers W 33d
C/n (msn):2575
Aircraft Name:The Lady Letti
City / Airport:Alexishafen - Danip (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1960 to 1979
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:235246Submit Correction
View count: 18
VH-UIW was written off at Wau on October 18, 1932. The wreck was acquired by the Catholic Mission at Alexishafen and moved there with a view to a rebuild. It was still there when the Japanese invaded during World War II and suffered damage during Allied air raids. Danip airstrip fell out of use after the war and it and -UIW were claimed by the jungle. In the 1980s the Junkers was recovered by the PNG defence force first to Madang and then Lae for the National Museum. It is no longer shown as part of the collection.
Registration / Serial:VH-UIW
Aircraft Version:Junkers W 33d
C/n (msn):2575
City / Airport:Alexishafen - Danip (closed)
Photo Date:1960 to 1979
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-UIW
Aircraft Original Type:Junkers W 33
Aircraft Generic Type:Junkers W 33
Aircraft Version:Junkers W 33d
C/n (msn):2575
Aircraft Name:The Lady Letti
City / Airport:Alexishafen - Danip (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1960 to 1979
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:235246Submit Correction
View count: 18
VH-UIW was written off at Wau on October 18, 1932. The wreck was acquired by the Catholic Mission at Alexishafen and moved there with a view to a rebuild. It was still there when the Japanese invaded during World War II and suffered damage during Allied air raids. Danip airstrip fell out of use after the war and it and -UIW were claimed by the jungle. In the 1980s the Junkers was recovered by the PNG defence force first to Madang and then Lae for the National Museum. It is no longer shown as part of the collection.
Registration / Serial:VH-UIW
Aircraft Version:Junkers W 33d
C/n (msn):2575
City / Airport:Alexishafen - Danip (closed)
Photo Date:1960 to 1979
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove (Devon)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove 1
C/n (msn):04119
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:June 1951 to December 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:234179Submit Correction
View count: 24
Reregistered VH-AWF in January 1954. Robert Blaikie photo. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove 1
C/n (msn):04119
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)
Photo Date:June 1951 to December 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove (Devon)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove 1
C/n (msn):04119
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:June 1951 to December 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:234179Submit Correction
View count: 24
Reregistered VH-AWF in January 1954. Robert Blaikie photo. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-MAB
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 104 Dove 1
C/n (msn):04119
Operator / Titles:Mandated Airlines - MAL
City / Airport:Kaiapit (KIA) (closed)
Photo Date:June 1951 to December 1952
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Location:In Flight
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:228749Submit Correction
View count: 26
Left Papua New Guinea in 1969.
Registration / Serial:VH-GOA
Aircraft Version:Piaggio P-166
C/n (msn):378
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Location:In Flight
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:228749Submit Correction
View count: 26
Left Papua New Guinea in 1969.
Registration / Serial:VH-GOA
Aircraft Version:Piaggio P-166
C/n (msn):378
Operator / Titles:Ansett - MAL
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1962 to 1966
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:41-20054
Military Code:8 / VHCCC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-53 Skytrooper
C/n (msn):4824
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Aircraft Name:Flamin Mamie
Location:Not known
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1942 to October 1942
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Web
Photo ID:227097Submit Correction
View count: 20
Loading stores for the forward area, New Guinea 1942. From a batch of new C-53s shipped to Brisbane in Nov 41 under "Project X" to support US forces in the Philippines. Pearl Harbor clarified the situation and the C-53s were used between Australia, Philippines and Netherlands East Indies before taken over by the Directorate of Air Transport as callsign VHCCC.The aircraft was transferred to the RAAF from May 43 to Apr 44. It tipped on its nose landing at Nadzab on 28 Feb 44. Repaired it was transferred to Qantas Empire Airways in Jul 44 until Apr 46, when it returned to the USAAF.
Registration / Serial:41-20054
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-53 Skytrooper
C/n (msn):4824
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Location:Not known
Photo Date:March 1942 to October 1942
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Web
Registration / Serial:41-20054
Military Code:8 / VHCCC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-53 Skytrooper
C/n (msn):4824
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Aircraft Name:Flamin Mamie
Location:Not known
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1942 to October 1942
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Web
Photo ID:227097Submit Correction
View count: 20
Loading stores for the forward area, New Guinea 1942. From a batch of new C-53s shipped to Brisbane in Nov 41 under "Project X" to support US forces in the Philippines. Pearl Harbor clarified the situation and the C-53s were used between Australia, Philippines and Netherlands East Indies before taken over by the Directorate of Air Transport as callsign VHCCC.The aircraft was transferred to the RAAF from May 43 to Apr 44. It tipped on its nose landing at Nadzab on 28 Feb 44. Repaired it was transferred to Qantas Empire Airways in Jul 44 until Apr 46, when it returned to the USAAF.
Registration / Serial:41-20054
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-53 Skytrooper
C/n (msn):4824
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Location:Not known
Photo Date:March 1942 to October 1942
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Web
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:219157Submit Correction
View count: 17
STOL Commuters was taken over by Patair but much of the fleet of light aircraft went to Macair including VH-COO.
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:219157Submit Correction
View count: 17
STOL Commuters was taken over by Patair but much of the fleet of light aircraft went to Macair including VH-COO.
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EAY
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter (U-1/UC)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
C/n (msn):253
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Kieta
Location:Not known
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:August 1958 to August 1960
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:215522Submit Correction
View count: 22
Registration / Serial:VH-EAY
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
C/n (msn):253
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Location:Not known
Photo Date:August 1958 to August 1960
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EAY
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter (U-1/UC)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
C/n (msn):253
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Kieta
Location:Not known
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:August 1958 to August 1960
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:215522Submit Correction
View count: 22
Registration / Serial:VH-EAY
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
C/n (msn):253
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Location:Not known
Photo Date:August 1958 to August 1960
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:213916Submit Correction
View count: 20
Transferred to Papua New Guinea register in 1974 as P2-CSA
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:213916Submit Correction
View count: 20
Transferred to Papua New Guinea register in 1974 as P2-CSA
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:211127Submit Correction
View count: 23
VH-BFM withdrawn from use in 1956. Papua Air Transport became Patair. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:211127Submit Correction
View count: 23
VH-BFM withdrawn from use in 1956. Papua Air Transport became Patair. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Photo ID:207400Submit Correction
View count: 24
Moved to Papua New Guinea register as P2-SEQ in 1975
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web
Photo ID:207400Submit Correction
View count: 24
Moved to Papua New Guinea register as P2-SEQ in 1975
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Web