Aircraft Photo of VH-BLB | Fairchild Argus Mk2 (24W-41A) | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-BLB
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild 24 (C-61 Forwarder/Argus)
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild 24 (C-61 Forwarder/Argus)
Aircraft Version:Fairchild Argus Mk2 (24W-41A)
C/n (msn):856
Location
City / Airport:BundabergMap
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YBUD   IATA: BDB   Local: YBUD   Other: -
 
Photo Date:6 July 2009
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 40304
Photographer's Remark

This aircraft was built to a USAAF order as a UC-61A Forwarder 43-14892, but was supplied to the RAF under lend/lease as an Argus II, serial HB619. It was returned to the USAAF on 7 November 1946 but was sold in the UK and civilianised as G-AIXM. It was imported into Australia in 1952 and registered VH-BLB on 29 September that year.

This photo was added on 7 February 2018, and has since been viewed 54 times.