518 results found
Registration / Serial:VH-TVR
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 818 Viscount
C/n (msn):318
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Murray
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 March 1962 to 4 April 1970
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Photo ID:466376Submit Correction
View count: 38
"Engine changeover in TAA hangar" according to our index card, but it looks like more than that.
Registration / Serial:VH-TVR
Aircraft Version:Vickers 818 Viscount
C/n (msn):318
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 March 1962 to 4 April 1970
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Registration / Serial:VH-TVR
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 818 Viscount
C/n (msn):318
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Murray
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 March 1962 to 4 April 1970
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Photo ID:466376Submit Correction
View count: 38
"Engine changeover in TAA hangar" according to our index card, but it looks like more than that.
Registration / Serial:VH-TVR
Aircraft Version:Vickers 818 Viscount
C/n (msn):318
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 March 1962 to 4 April 1970
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Registration / Serial:PH-FAG
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10111
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Dirk Hartog
Location:In Flight
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:February 1959
Photo from:AirHistory.net Contributed Photo Archive
Photo ID:440843Submit Correction
View count: 142
The future VH-TFA in a Fokker publicity photo. It is carrying the name of Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog. The aircraft remained in the Netherlands for pilot training and it became the second TAA F27 to arrive in Australia after VH-TFB. On arrival in Australia in June 1959 , -TFA's name was changed to Charles Todd. Photo from: David Caughey Collection
Registration / Serial:PH-FAG
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10111
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Location:In Flight
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:February 1959
Photo from:AirHistory.net Contributed Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:PH-FAG
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10111
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Dirk Hartog
Location:In Flight
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:February 1959
Photo from:AirHistory.net Contributed Photo Archive
Photo ID:440843Submit Correction
View count: 142
The future VH-TFA in a Fokker publicity photo. It is carrying the name of Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog. The aircraft remained in the Netherlands for pilot training and it became the second TAA F27 to arrive in Australia after VH-TFB. On arrival in Australia in June 1959 , -TFA's name was changed to Charles Todd. Photo from: David Caughey Collection
Registration / Serial:PH-FAG
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-100 Friendship
C/n (msn):10111
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Location:In Flight
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:February 1959
Photo from:AirHistory.net Contributed Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-DRE
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5011
Operator / Titles:Royal Flying Doctor Service - RFDS / Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Eric Donaldson
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 December 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:435609Submit Correction
View count: 80
Owned and operated by TAA on RFDS work. Sold to the RFDS in 1959 and later reregistered VH-FDT. Drovers underwent continual upgrading. It was a Mk2 at time of this photo. Photo from TAA.
Registration / Serial:VH-DRE
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5011
Operator / Titles:Royal Flying Doctor Service - RFDS / Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 December 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-DRE
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5011
Operator / Titles:Royal Flying Doctor Service - RFDS / Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Eric Donaldson
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 December 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:435609Submit Correction
View count: 80
Owned and operated by TAA on RFDS work. Sold to the RFDS in 1959 and later reregistered VH-FDT. Drovers underwent continual upgrading. It was a Mk2 at time of this photo. Photo from TAA.
Registration / Serial:VH-DRE
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5011
Operator / Titles:Royal Flying Doctor Service - RFDS / Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 December 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43068
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:McDouall Stuart
City / Airport:Whenuapai (NZWP)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:31 July 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:433554Submit Correction
View count: 211
Sold in Canada as CF-LOY in 1959. Photo from: Whites Aviation Collection/Alexander Turnbull Library
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43068
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Whenuapai (NZWP)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:31 July 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43068
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:McDouall Stuart
City / Airport:Whenuapai (NZWP)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:31 July 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:433554Submit Correction
View count: 211
Sold in Canada as CF-LOY in 1959. Photo from: Whites Aviation Collection/Alexander Turnbull Library
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43068
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Whenuapai (NZWP)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:31 July 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAA
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair VC-131D
C/n (msn):228
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA / Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - HARS
Aircraft Name:John Forrest
City / Airport:Shellharbour (YSHL / WOL)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Collection:Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - HARS
Event:Wings Over Illawarra 2019
Photo Date:6 May 2019
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID:432588Submit Correction
View count: 36
Detail image of the nose markings of this Convair restored to represent a Trans-Australia Airlines scheme from the 1950s.
Registration / Serial:VH-TAA
Aircraft Version:Convair VC-131D
C/n (msn):228
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA / Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - HARS
City / Airport:Shellharbour (YSHL / WOL)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 May 2019
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAA
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair VC-131D
C/n (msn):228
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA / Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - HARS
Aircraft Name:John Forrest
City / Airport:Shellharbour (YSHL / WOL)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Collection:Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - HARS
Event:Wings Over Illawarra 2019
Photo Date:6 May 2019
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID:432588Submit Correction
View count: 36
Detail image of the nose markings of this Convair restored to represent a Trans-Australia Airlines scheme from the 1950s.
Registration / Serial:VH-TAA
Aircraft Version:Convair VC-131D
C/n (msn):228
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA / Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - HARS
City / Airport:Shellharbour (YSHL / WOL)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 May 2019
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Registration / Serial:VH-AER
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):6007
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Batman
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:413644Submit Correction
View count: 147
Reregistered VH-EWF in June 1955. The aircraft has been displayed as VH-AER in recent years but has never formally adopted is old identity. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-AER
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):6007
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-AER
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):6007
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Batman
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:413644Submit Correction
View count: 147
Reregistered VH-EWF in June 1955. The aircraft has been displayed as VH-AER in recent years but has never formally adopted is old identity. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-AER
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):6007
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43066
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Gilbert
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:412835Submit Correction
View count: 142
VH-TAB soon after its return from lease to British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines as VH-BPB. It served with TAA until 1969 when it was sold to Air Vietnam. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43066
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43066
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Gilbert
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:412835Submit Correction
View count: 142
VH-TAB soon after its return from lease to British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines as VH-BPB. It served with TAA until 1969 when it was sold to Air Vietnam. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-4-1009
C/n (msn):43066
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:27 September 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAM
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):25364/13919
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Landsborough
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:August 1947 to December 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:412593Submit Correction
View count: 91
Sold in Nigeria as VR-NCL in July 1957. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-TAM
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):25364/13919
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:August 1947 to December 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAM
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):25364/13919
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Landsborough
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:August 1947 to December 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:412593Submit Correction
View count: 91
Sold in Nigeria as VR-NCL in July 1957. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-TAM
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):25364/13919
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:August 1947 to December 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAN
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):9592
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Grey
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 November 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:411510Submit Correction
View count: 109
Reregistered VH-MAS in November 1960 after sale to Mandated Airlines. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-TAN
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):9592
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 November 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TAN
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):9592
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Grey
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 November 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:411510Submit Correction
View count: 109
Reregistered VH-MAS in November 1960 after sale to Mandated Airlines. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-TAN
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):9592
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:13 November 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-TJL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-9
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (C-9)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47009 / 152
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Angus McMillan
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:411005Submit Correction
View count: 150
Delivered new 20th Aug 1967 and registered to Airborne Express as N938AX 3rd Oct 1986
Registration / Serial:VH-TJL
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47009 / 152
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TJL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-9
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (C-9)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47009 / 152
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Angus McMillan
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:411005Submit Correction
View count: 150
Delivered new 20th Aug 1967 and registered to Airborne Express as N938AX 3rd Oct 1986
Registration / Serial:VH-TJL
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47009 / 152
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Original Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Generic Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:William Light
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:411000Submit Correction
View count: 158
Delivered new to TAA 30th June 1982 and re-branded as Australian Airlines Aug 1986, then merged into Qantas Oct 1993. Became N372PC 22nd Dec 1998
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Original Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Generic Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:William Light
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:411000Submit Correction
View count: 158
Delivered new to TAA 30th June 1982 and re-branded as Australian Airlines Aug 1986, then merged into Qantas Oct 1993. Became N372PC 22nd Dec 1998
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TBG
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 727
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-276/Adv
C/n (msn):20552 / 906
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Charles Sturt
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:20 March 1986
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:410966Submit Correction
View count: 187
Delivered new 7th Dec 1972 and repainted into Australian Airlines livery July 1988. Cancelled from Australian register 27th July 1993 and went to Aviacsa/AeroExo as XA-SJU
Registration / Serial:VH-TBG
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-276/Adv
C/n (msn):20552 / 906
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:20 March 1986
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TBG
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 727
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-276/Adv
C/n (msn):20552 / 906
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Charles Sturt
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:20 March 1986
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:410966Submit Correction
View count: 187
Delivered new 7th Dec 1972 and repainted into Australian Airlines livery July 1988. Cancelled from Australian register 27th July 1993 and went to Aviacsa/AeroExo as XA-SJU
Registration / Serial:VH-TBG
Aircraft Version:Boeing 727-276/Adv
C/n (msn):20552 / 906
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:20 March 1986
Photo by:LRS747Contact
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)
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Blaxland
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:24 March 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:408110Submit Correction
View count: 103
VH-AEQ changed its name several times. Blaxland was the first name applied to it. VH-AEQ is still in existence but has not flown since 1971. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:24 March 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
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)
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Blaxland
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:24 March 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:408110Submit Correction
View count: 103
VH-AEQ changed its name several times. Blaxland was the first name applied to it. VH-AEQ is still in existence but has not flown since 1971. Photo from: State Library of New South Wales
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:24 March 1947
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:19 February 1964
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:379033Submit Correction
View count: 191
The TAA HeliCab service was quite popular with passengers for years but was dis-continued after the construction of the new freeway to Tullamarine Airport.
Registration / Serial:VH-THG
Aircraft Version:Bell 47J-2 Ranger
C/n (msn):1836
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:19 February 1964
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:19 February 1964
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:379033Submit Correction
View count: 191
The TAA HeliCab service was quite popular with passengers for years but was dis-continued after the construction of the new freeway to Tullamarine Airport.
Registration / Serial:VH-THG
Aircraft Version:Bell 47J-2 Ranger
C/n (msn):1836
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:19 February 1964
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TJT
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-9
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (C-9)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47551 / 634
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Joseph Hawdon
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 November 1980
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:366803Submit Correction
View count: 131
Douglas Dc-9 VH-TJT at Tullamarine Airport on a typical wet Melbourne day in 1980. Sold overseas in 1989.
Registration / Serial:VH-TJT
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47551 / 634
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 November 1980
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TJT
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-9
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (C-9)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47551 / 634
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Joseph Hawdon
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 November 1980
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:366803Submit Correction
View count: 131
Douglas Dc-9 VH-TJT at Tullamarine Airport on a typical wet Melbourne day in 1980. Sold overseas in 1989.
Registration / Serial:VH-TJT
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
C/n (msn):47551 / 634
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne (YMML / MEL)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:15 November 1980
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
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
C/n (msn):283
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Mackay (YBMK / MKY)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 August 1974
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Photo ID:359622Submit Correction
View count: 118
Registration / Serial:VH-TGI
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-320 Twin Otter
C/n (msn):283
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Mackay (YBMK / MKY)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 August 1974
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
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
C/n (msn):283
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Mackay (YBMK / MKY)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 August 1974
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Photo ID:359622Submit Correction
View count: 118
Registration / Serial:VH-TGI
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-320 Twin Otter
C/n (msn):283
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Mackay (YBMK / MKY)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:9 August 1974
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Original Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Generic Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):151
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Oxley
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:356287Submit Correction
View count: 205
Delivered new 18th Aug 1981 and leased to Condor as D-AITB March 1984-Oct 1984. Became JA8263 with TDA 28th March 1987
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):151
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Original Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Generic Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):151
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Oxley
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Photo ID:356287Submit Correction
View count: 205
Delivered new 18th Aug 1981 and leased to Condor as D-AITB March 1984-Oct 1984. Became JA8263 with TDA 28th March 1987
Registration / Serial:VH-TAB
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):151
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:6 September 1985
Photo by:LRS747Contact
Registration / Serial:VH-TFW
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10253
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Tennant Creek (YTNK / TCA)Map
Region / Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Photo Date:20 January 1979
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Photo ID:355295Submit Correction
View count: 190
In their heyday Fokker F27s could be seen all over Australia providing regional air services. 78 different Friendships appeared on the register or about 10% of the total Fokker and Fairchild production runs combined.
Registration / Serial:VH-TFW
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10253
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Tennant Creek (YTNK / TCA)Map
Region / Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Photo Date:20 January 1979
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Registration / Serial:VH-TFW
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F27 Friendship
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F27 Friendship/Troopship (C-31)
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10253
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Tennant Creek (YTNK / TCA)Map
Region / Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Photo Date:20 January 1979
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Photo ID:355295Submit Correction
View count: 190
In their heyday Fokker F27s could be seen all over Australia providing regional air services. 78 different Friendships appeared on the register or about 10% of the total Fokker and Fairchild production runs combined.
Registration / Serial:VH-TFW
Aircraft Version:Fokker F27-200 Friendship
C/n (msn):10253
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Tennant Creek (YTNK / TCA)Map
Region / Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Photo Date:20 January 1979
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47 Skytrain
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Wills
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:January 1969
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:334721Submit Correction
View count: 171
Resting on the (then) General Aviation area on the western side of Eagle Farm beside the racecourse fence in pristine TAA condition. Soon to be sold to Bush Pilots Airways.
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47 Skytrain
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:January 1969
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 C-47 Skytrain
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Wills
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:January 1969
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Photo ID:334721Submit Correction
View count: 171
Resting on the (then) General Aviation area on the western side of Eagle Farm beside the racecourse fence in pristine TAA condition. Soon to be sold to Bush Pilots Airways.
Registration / Serial:VH-AEQ
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47 Skytrain
C/n (msn):6024
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Brisbane - International (YBBN / BNE)Map
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Photo Date:January 1969
Photo by:Peter GatesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Original Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Generic Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:William Light
City / Airport:Mangalore (YMNG)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Event:Mangalore Air Show 1985
Photo Date:7 April 1985
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:330298Submit Correction
View count: 78
TAA had operated special services to Mangalore in this year for the air show and flew this A300 on a low-level demonstration flight over the show, seen here during a high speed pass.
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Mangalore (YMNG)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:7 April 1985
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Original Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Generic Type:Airbus A300
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:William Light
City / Airport:Mangalore (YMNG)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Event:Mangalore Air Show 1985
Photo Date:7 April 1985
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact
Photo ID:330298Submit Correction
View count: 78
TAA had operated special services to Mangalore in this year for the air show and flew this A300 on a low-level demonstration flight over the show, seen here during a high speed pass.
Registration / Serial:VH-TAD
Aircraft Version:Airbus A300B4-203
C/n (msn):196
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Mangalore (YMNG)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:7 April 1985
Photo by:Gavin HughesContact