The NSW was the only division of the RFDS to operate the Beagle 206, which it did from Broken Hill as replacement for DHA Drovers. VH-FDA ditched near Corfu on December 12, 1978, while being ferried back to the UK.
The prototype Beagle 206 on a photo sortie from Shoreham for a publicity photograph shortly after its first flight on 15 August 1961. This aircraft has recently received a long-awaited refurbishment for static display. Obtained from Beagle Aircraft 50 years ago.