VH-AAO as it was delivered to Butler from the RAAF. Returned to the RAAF and scrapped but now forms part of a restoration project. Photo was in the registration file. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Marshall's DC-2 VH-CDZ and Short Scion VH-UUP in the background. Neither of these were registered at the time. -AQU remained in use until about 1966 and was finally cancelled in 1970. After the death of Sid Marshall it was sold and restored. Currently in the UK as G-ECAN. The other two have been subject to unfinished restoration projects, -UUP more recently in the UK.
VH-AML at the old Busselton aerodrome, a former World War II airfield that became a private airstrip and farm after the war. Closed with the opening of the nearby Busselton Margaret River airport (YBLN) in 1997.
VH-AOM crashed into the house at 32 Peel Street after running out of fuel approaching Mackay. Attempt to land on a sports oval thwarted by children playing on it. The pilot was killed and one of his six passenger died later. In what would be unheard of today, local residents including children were allowed close to the accident site. The house at No.32, which suffered little damage in the crash, was demolished about 2010 but the other house in the photo still stands. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
VH-UXG seen here immediately soon after assembly following its arrival from the UK, owned by APL - Aircrafts Propriety Limited. Crashed at Archerfield on April 19, 1954. Remains stored until 1995 when a rebuild commenced. -UXG flew again in 2003. It crashed with the loss of six lives near Gympie, Queensland, on October 1, 2012. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
Within a month of being registered in Australia in July 1940, VH-UZF had been impressed into the RAAF as A34-8. It was scrapped after an accident in Papua New Guinea in June 1942. Photo from: State Library of Queensland
G-ACVD crashed on approach to Croydon on February 26, 1938 as it was being prepared for delivery to Australia for aerial survey work. As a consequence it never officially became VH-UZX. Over two years were to pass before its UK registration was finally cancelled. Photo from: National Library of Australia