Aircraft Photo of VH-PAF | Douglas C-54E Skymaster | Pacific Air Freighters | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-PAF
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54E Skymaster
Operator / Titles:Pacific Air Freighters
C/n (msn):27352
Location
City / Airport:Melbourne - EssendonMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YMEN   IATA: MEB   Local: YMEN   Other: -
 
Photo Date:10 August 1996
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 42371
Photographer's Remark

In August 1996 Essendon Airport held an Open Day to celebrate its 75th anniversary. One of the aircraft present was the only DC-4 (C-54) still flying in Australia at the time. Delivered to USAAF in 1945 as 44-9126, & not put into storage at Davis Monthan till 1971. Sold in 1975 & reg N9013V, passing through numerous owners. Arrived Australia in June 1995 & re-reg VH-PAF 31 January 1996. Donated to HARS June 2008 & re-reg VH-EAY 23 June 2008. Under long-term rebuild to fly.

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