Built with a Lycoming O-290 engine and postwar converted in Australia to a Gipsy Major I as seen here. Subsequently refitted with a Lycoming, a slightly larger O-320. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Almost 40 years after arriving in Australia from Singapore as a spares source, VH-MKV was registered in 1997. For many years it was stored at Bankstown as VH-SDQ (ex VR-SDQ) but this registration was not taken up. The Miss Pepsi Cola livery dates back to then. More recently in RAF markings.