Aircraft Photo of VH-RGC | Cessna 180 | AirHistory.net #25566
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-RGC
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 180
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 180/Skywagon 180 (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 180
C/n (msn):32450
Location
City / Airport:Melbourne - MoorabbinMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YMMB   IATA: MBW   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:7 December 1969
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 25566
Photo Comment

VH-RGC was registered in June 1956 to Richard Gardiner Casey, later Baron Casey or more commonly Lord Casey. He was a distinguished statesman and diplomat and the Governor-General of Australia from 1966 to 1969. Casey, a keen private pilot, owned -RGC until his death in 1976. He owned Berwick airport (YBER), which was known as Casey Field. It was a centre for sports flying and antique aircraft The airport has been swallowed by development.

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