Ex G-ACED. Imported into Australia as a used aircraft in 1937 and assembled at Archerfield by Qantas. VH-UZL was sold to Guinea Airways in November 1938 and destroyed in a Japanese air raid on Lae, Papua New Guinea, on January 21, 1942. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
Operated by the Rev C.W. Lanham, the flying padre, at Mt Isa. Also used for aeromedical work and air charter. Sold to the future premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke-Petersen in April 1955 and converted to a cropduster. Reregistered VH-CCH in March 1964
This very rare Fox Moth was originally built in 1932 & registered G-ABXS. Sold to Australia in 1935 for MMA and registered VH-UVL on 6 Sept. Used on their Flying Doctor contract and also on scheduled services. Impressed by the RAAF in 1942 as A41-2. Used in New Guinea but 'scrapped' in 1943. Under rebuild from the 1990s to 2017 and re-registered as VH-UVL on 27 July 2000.
This VH-UVL has been given the same constructor's number as the original Fox Moth VH-UVL. That aircraft was impressed into the RAAF during World War II and scrapped in New Guinea in 1943. The new VH-UVL uses a fuselage made in New Zealand in the 1990s but has been registered as c/n 4015.