Aircraft Photo of VH-REM | Mooney M-20E Super 21 | AirHistory.net #25466
Aircraft
Registration / SerialVH-REM
Aircraft Original TypeMooney M-20
Aircraft Generic TypeMooney M-20
Aircraft VersionMooney M-20E Super 21
C/n (msn)424
Location
City / AirportSydney - BankstownMap
Region / CountryNew South Wales, Australia
Airport CodesICAO: YSBK   IATA: BWU   Local: YSBK   Other: -
 
Photo DateAugust 1978
Photo byDavid Carter
Photo ID: 25466
Photo Comment

Ex VH-TOK, VH-REM took up its new identity in September 1968. At a time when registration changes were barred, an exemption was made for -REM. It had been bought by Robin Elizabeth Miller, a nurse known as the Sugarbird Lady. She flew the Outback administering the Sabin polio vaccine to children in remote communities. The vaccine was in sugar lumps. Miller was only 35 when she died of cancer in 1975. There is a memorial to her at Jandakot airport using the prototype Mooney M20H which was donated by Mooney. It is painted as VH-REM. The real -REM was current in 2017.

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