38 results found
Registration / Serial:51-5726
Alternate Serial:15726
Aircraft Original Type:Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Aircraft Version:Convair JB-36H Peacemaker
C/n (msn):270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Indian Springs - Creech AFB (KINS / INS)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:504919Submit Correction
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Used for atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons on the Nevada Proving Grounds. Withdrawn from use in 1957. Photo from: National Archives at College Park
Registration / Serial:51-5726
Alternate Serial:15726
Aircraft Version:Convair JB-36H Peacemaker
C/n (msn):270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Indian Springs - Creech AFB (KINS / INS)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:51-5726
Alternate Serial:15726
Aircraft Original Type:Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Aircraft Version:Convair JB-36H Peacemaker
C/n (msn):270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Indian Springs - Creech AFB (KINS / INS)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:504919Submit Correction
View count: 443
Used for atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons on the Nevada Proving Grounds. Withdrawn from use in 1957. Photo from: National Archives at College Park
Registration / Serial:51-5726
Alternate Serial:15726
Aircraft Version:Convair JB-36H Peacemaker
C/n (msn):270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Indian Springs - Creech AFB (KINS / INS)Map
Region / Country:Nevada, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:51-332
Alternate Registration:1332
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (367)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (367)
Aircraft Version:Boeing KC-97H Stratofreighter
C/n (msn):16399
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:ARDC - Air Research and Development Command
City / Airport:Dayton - James M Cox Dayton International (KDAY / DAY)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Bob Garrard CollectionContact
Photo ID:429454Submit Correction
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Built as a KC-97F and converted to KC-97H testbed for probe and drogue refueling.
Registration / Serial:51-332
Alternate Registration:1332
Aircraft Version:Boeing KC-97H Stratofreighter
C/n (msn):16399
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Dayton - James M Cox Dayton International (KDAY / DAY)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Bob Garrard CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:51-332
Alternate Registration:1332
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (367)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (367)
Aircraft Version:Boeing KC-97H Stratofreighter
C/n (msn):16399
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:ARDC - Air Research and Development Command
City / Airport:Dayton - James M Cox Dayton International (KDAY / DAY)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Bob Garrard CollectionContact
Photo ID:429454Submit Correction
View count: 247
Built as a KC-97F and converted to KC-97H testbed for probe and drogue refueling.
Registration / Serial:51-332
Alternate Registration:1332
Aircraft Version:Boeing KC-97H Stratofreighter
C/n (msn):16399
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Dayton - James M Cox Dayton International (KDAY / DAY)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Bob Garrard CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-FDC
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5013
Operator / Titles:Flying Doctor Service of Australia
Aircraft Name:John Flynn
City / Airport:Broken Hill (YBHI / BHQ)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:427693Submit Correction
View count: 127
Preserved at the Central Australian Aviation Museum in its final configuration as a Lycoming engined Mk.3A. Photo from the Peter Kelly Collection.
Registration / Serial:VH-FDC
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5013
Operator / Titles:Flying Doctor Service of Australia
City / Airport:Broken Hill (YBHI / BHQ)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-FDC
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5013
Operator / Titles:Flying Doctor Service of Australia
Aircraft Name:John Flynn
City / Airport:Broken Hill (YBHI / BHQ)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:427693Submit Correction
View count: 127
Preserved at the Central Australian Aviation Museum in its final configuration as a Lycoming engined Mk.3A. Photo from the Peter Kelly Collection.
Registration / Serial:VH-FDC
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk2
C/n (msn):5013
Operator / Titles:Flying Doctor Service of Australia
City / Airport:Broken Hill (YBHI / BHQ)Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:WE420
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom/Sea Venom
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom/Sea Venom
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom FB1
C/n (msn):[ WE420 ]
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force / UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:14 Sqn
City / Airport:Singapore - Tengah (WSAT / TGA)Map
Country:Singapore
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:422339Submit Correction
View count: 138
Hired by the RNZAF as required for operations against communist insurgents in Malaya. WE420 was written off in a take off accident at Bangkok on May 30, 1957. Photo from: RNZAF/Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Registration / Serial:WE420
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom FB1
C/n (msn):[ WE420 ]
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force / UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Singapore - Tengah (WSAT / TGA)Map
Country:Singapore
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:WE420
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom/Sea Venom
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom/Sea Venom
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom FB1
C/n (msn):[ WE420 ]
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force / UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:14 Sqn
City / Airport:Singapore - Tengah (WSAT / TGA)Map
Country:Singapore
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:422339Submit Correction
View count: 138
Hired by the RNZAF as required for operations against communist insurgents in Malaya. WE420 was written off in a take off accident at Bangkok on May 30, 1957. Photo from: RNZAF/Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Registration / Serial:WE420
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 112 Venom FB1
C/n (msn):[ WE420 ]
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force / UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Singapore - Tengah (WSAT / TGA)Map
Country:Singapore
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:NZ2406
Military Code:06
Aircraft Original Type:North American P-51 Mustang
Aircraft Generic Type:North American P-51 Mustang
Aircraft Version:North American P-51D Mustang
C/n (msn):124-48248
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force
Unit Markings:2 (Wellington) TAF Squadron
City / Airport:Ohakea (NZOH / OHA)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:421242Submit Correction
View count: 140
Sold for scrap in 1958. Parts have surfaced in the UK this century. Photo from: RNZAF/Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Registration / Serial:NZ2406
Aircraft Version:North American P-51D Mustang
C/n (msn):124-48248
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force
City / Airport:Ohakea (NZOH / OHA)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:NZ2406
Military Code:06
Aircraft Original Type:North American P-51 Mustang
Aircraft Generic Type:North American P-51 Mustang
Aircraft Version:North American P-51D Mustang
C/n (msn):124-48248
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force
Unit Markings:2 (Wellington) TAF Squadron
City / Airport:Ohakea (NZOH / OHA)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:421242Submit Correction
View count: 140
Sold for scrap in 1958. Parts have surfaced in the UK this century. Photo from: RNZAF/Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Registration / Serial:NZ2406
Aircraft Version:North American P-51D Mustang
C/n (msn):124-48248
Operator / Titles:New Zealand - Air Force
City / Airport:Ohakea (NZOH / OHA)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
City / Airport:Wigram (NZWG) (closed)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:421235Submit Correction
View count: 118
Sold in 1957 as G-APCA. Photo from: RNZAF/Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Registration / Serial:MW295
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
C/n (msn):[ MW295 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Wigram (NZWG) (closed)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
City / Airport:Wigram (NZWG) (closed)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:421235Submit Correction
View count: 118
Sold in 1957 as G-APCA. Photo from: RNZAF/Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Registration / Serial:MW295
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
C/n (msn):[ MW295 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Wigram (NZWG) (closed)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:54-121
Alternate Serial:4121
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049F-4170
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:MATS - Military Air Transport Service - Atlantic Division
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:399585Submit Correction
View count: 335
The first Super Connie transport for the USAF. The first C-121C deliveries were to the Atlantic Division of MATS, in particular, the 1608th Air Transport Wing at Charleston AFB, which also had C-124 Globemaster IIs. Photo from: Hagley Museum and Library
Registration / Serial:54-121
Alternate Serial:4121
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049F-4170
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:54-121
Alternate Serial:4121
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049F-4170
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:MATS - Military Air Transport Service - Atlantic Division
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:399585Submit Correction
View count: 335
The first Super Connie transport for the USAF. The first C-121C deliveries were to the Atlantic Division of MATS, in particular, the 1608th Air Transport Wing at Charleston AFB, which also had C-124 Globemaster IIs. Photo from: Hagley Museum and Library
Registration / Serial:54-121
Alternate Serial:4121
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049F-4170
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:G-AGSO
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 685 York
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 685 York
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
C/n (msn):1239
Operator / Titles:BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corp.
Aircraft Name:Marston
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID:380413Submit Correction
View count: 289
Ex TS812. Scrapped at Stansted in 1958.
Registration / Serial:G-AGSO
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
C/n (msn):1239
Operator / Titles:BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corp.
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:G-AGSO
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 685 York
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 685 York
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
C/n (msn):1239
Operator / Titles:BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corp.
Aircraft Name:Marston
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID:380413Submit Correction
View count: 289
Ex TS812. Scrapped at Stansted in 1958.
Registration / Serial:G-AGSO
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
C/n (msn):1239
Operator / Titles:BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corp.
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:54-1619
Alternate Serial:41619
Aircraft Original Type:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
Aircraft Generic Type:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
Aircraft Version:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
C/n (msn):[ 54-1619 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Edwards - AFB (KEDW / EDW)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:378844Submit Correction
View count: 551
The X-13 was designed for vertical take-off and landing, tail down, and achieved this but the first of two aircraft was first flown with a temporary tricycle landing gear on 10 December 1955. Photo from: Wright State University
Registration / Serial:54-1619
Alternate Serial:41619
Aircraft Version:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
C/n (msn):[ 54-1619 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Edwards - AFB (KEDW / EDW)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:54-1619
Alternate Serial:41619
Aircraft Original Type:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
Aircraft Generic Type:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
Aircraft Version:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
C/n (msn):[ 54-1619 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Edwards - AFB (KEDW / EDW)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:378844Submit Correction
View count: 551
The X-13 was designed for vertical take-off and landing, tail down, and achieved this but the first of two aircraft was first flown with a temporary tricycle landing gear on 10 December 1955. Photo from: Wright State University
Registration / Serial:54-1619
Alternate Serial:41619
Aircraft Version:Ryan X-13 Vertijet
C/n (msn):[ 54-1619 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Edwards - AFB (KEDW / EDW)Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:G-AKTW
Aircraft Original Type:Westland Widgeon III
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland Widgeon III
Aircraft Version:Westland Widgeon III
C/n (msn):WA/H/001
Location:Not known
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Photo ID:335096Submit Correction
View count: 129
Initially built as a Dragonfly 1A in 1948, later converted to a Widgeon. To the RAF as XD649. To G-APPR with Bristow (October 1958). Transferred to Bristow Helicopters Nigeria as 5N-ABV from 1962, for offshore use. Later used as a military helicopter, eventually written off in 1967. Photo from Westland Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-AKTW
Aircraft Version:Westland Widgeon III
C/n (msn):WA/H/001
Location:Not known
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:G-AKTW
Aircraft Original Type:Westland Widgeon III
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland Widgeon III
Aircraft Version:Westland Widgeon III
C/n (msn):WA/H/001
Location:Not known
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Photo ID:335096Submit Correction
View count: 129
Initially built as a Dragonfly 1A in 1948, later converted to a Widgeon. To the RAF as XD649. To G-APPR with Bristow (October 1958). Transferred to Bristow Helicopters Nigeria as 5N-ABV from 1962, for offshore use. Later used as a military helicopter, eventually written off in 1967. Photo from Westland Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-AKTW
Aircraft Version:Westland Widgeon III
C/n (msn):WA/H/001
Location:Not known
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:N25696
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-313B
C/n (msn):4082
Operator / Titles:Capital Airlines
Aircraft Name:Capitaliner Williamsport
City / Airport:Pittsburgh - International (KPIT / PIT)Map
Region / Country:Pennsylvania, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID:305910Submit Correction
View count: 319
This DC-3 served with Capital Airlines until 1956. The company introduced the Vickers Viscount in 1955. Photo by: Walter Reed
Registration / Serial:N25696
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-313B
C/n (msn):4082
Operator / Titles:Capital Airlines
City / Airport:Pittsburgh - International (KPIT / PIT)Map
Region / Country:Pennsylvania, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:N25696
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-313B
C/n (msn):4082
Operator / Titles:Capital Airlines
Aircraft Name:Capitaliner Williamsport
City / Airport:Pittsburgh - International (KPIT / PIT)Map
Region / Country:Pennsylvania, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Photo ID:305910Submit Correction
View count: 319
This DC-3 served with Capital Airlines until 1956. The company introduced the Vickers Viscount in 1955. Photo by: Walter Reed
Registration / Serial:N25696
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-313B
C/n (msn):4082
Operator / Titles:Capital Airlines
City / Airport:Pittsburgh - International (KPIT / PIT)Map
Region / Country:Pennsylvania, United States
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Peter de Jong CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator / Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
Aircraft Name:Kanana
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274780Submit Correction
View count: 264
Remained with ANA and its successors for over 60 years, ending only with the demise of Ansett in 2001. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator / Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator / Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
Aircraft Name:Kanana
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274780Submit Correction
View count: 264
Remained with ANA and its successors for over 60 years, ending only with the demise of Ansett in 2001. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-ABR
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3-G202A
C/n (msn):2029
Operator / Titles:Australian National Airways - ANA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 240/600 (C-131/T-29/Samaritan)
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:RMA Matthew Flinders
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274773Submit Correction
View count: 117
Sold in Pakistan as AP-AHO in June 1956. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 240/600 (C-131/T-29/Samaritan)
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:RMA Matthew Flinders
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:274773Submit Correction
View count: 117
Sold in Pakistan as AP-AHO in June 1956. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAP
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-5
C/n (msn):D42
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VP-KDZ
Aircraft Original Type:Auster J-1
Aircraft Generic Type:Auster J-1 Autocrat/Alpha/Aiglet/Workmaster
Aircraft Version:Auster J-1 Autocrat
C/n (msn):2114
Location:Not known
Country:Kenya
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:257285Submit Correction
View count: 108
Photo supplied by Janet Mousley, whose father owned VP-KDZ. Janet is the child in the photo. The Auster was sold in Australia as VH-KEA in 1961. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VP-KDZ
Aircraft Version:Auster J-1 Autocrat
C/n (msn):2114
Location:Not known
Country:Kenya
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VP-KDZ
Aircraft Original Type:Auster J-1
Aircraft Generic Type:Auster J-1 Autocrat/Alpha/Aiglet/Workmaster
Aircraft Version:Auster J-1 Autocrat
C/n (msn):2114
Location:Not known
Country:Kenya
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:257285Submit Correction
View count: 108
Photo supplied by Janet Mousley, whose father owned VP-KDZ. Janet is the child in the photo. The Auster was sold in Australia as VH-KEA in 1961. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VP-KDZ
Aircraft Version:Auster J-1 Autocrat
C/n (msn):2114
Location:Not known
Country:Kenya
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFK
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide Mk.4
C/n (msn):6903
City / Airport:Christchurch - International (NZCH / CHC)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:251312Submit Correction
View count: 133
Sold in Australia as VH-AWG in 1957. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFK
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide Mk.4
C/n (msn):6903
City / Airport:Christchurch - International (NZCH / CHC)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFK
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide Mk.4
C/n (msn):6903
City / Airport:Christchurch - International (NZCH / CHC)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:251312Submit Correction
View count: 133
Sold in Australia as VH-AWG in 1957. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFK
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide Mk.4
C/n (msn):6903
City / Airport:Christchurch - International (NZCH / CHC)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFV
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-18 Super Cub
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-18 Super Cub (L-18/L-21/U-7)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-18A-150 Super Cub
C/n (msn):18-4135
Operator / Titles:Airwork
Location:Not known
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:250157Submit Correction
View count: 124
Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFV
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-18A-150 Super Cub
C/n (msn):18-4135
Operator / Titles:Airwork
Location:Not known
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFV
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-18 Super Cub
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-18 Super Cub (L-18/L-21/U-7)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-18A-150 Super Cub
C/n (msn):18-4135
Operator / Titles:Airwork
Location:Not known
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:250157Submit Correction
View count: 124
Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:ZK-BFV
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-18A-150 Super Cub
C/n (msn):18-4135
Operator / Titles:Airwork
Location:Not known
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
City / Airport:Hastings (NZHS)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:244888Submit Correction
View count: 129
Crashed at Puhoi on July 2, 1959. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:ZK-BHX
Aircraft Version:Fletcher FU-24
C/n (msn):25
City / Airport:Hastings (NZHS)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
City / Airport:Hastings (NZHS)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:244888Submit Correction
View count: 129
Crashed at Puhoi on July 2, 1959. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:ZK-BHX
Aircraft Version:Fletcher FU-24
C/n (msn):25
City / Airport:Hastings (NZHS)Map
Country:New Zealand
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:"H-NACT"
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F.VII
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F.VII
Aircraft Version:Fokker F.VIIa
C/n (msn):5054
Operator / Titles:KLM - Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij
City / Airport:Groningen - Eelde (EHGG / GRQ)Map
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Photo ID:235781Submit Correction
View count: 412
Ex. OY-DED, SE-ASE and OY-ASE. It was later acquired by Fokker and the KLM, to be displayed at the Aviodrome in Lelystad. The aircraft was never owned or operated by KLM. Currently displayed as H-NADP at the Aviodrome.
Registration / Serial:"H-NACT"
Aircraft Version:Fokker F.VIIa
C/n (msn):5054
Operator / Titles:KLM - Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij
City / Airport:Groningen - Eelde (EHGG / GRQ)Map
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:"H-NACT"
Aircraft Original Type:Fokker F.VII
Aircraft Generic Type:Fokker F.VII
Aircraft Version:Fokker F.VIIa
C/n (msn):5054
Operator / Titles:KLM - Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij
City / Airport:Groningen - Eelde (EHGG / GRQ)Map
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Photo ID:235781Submit Correction
View count: 412
Ex. OY-DED, SE-ASE and OY-ASE. It was later acquired by Fokker and the KLM, to be displayed at the Aviodrome in Lelystad. The aircraft was never owned or operated by KLM. Currently displayed as H-NADP at the Aviodrome.
Registration / Serial:"H-NACT"
Aircraft Version:Fokker F.VIIa
C/n (msn):5054
Operator / Titles:KLM - Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij
City / Airport:Groningen - Eelde (EHGG / GRQ)Map
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Kas van Zonneveld CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-TAC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54A Skymaster
C/n (msn):7466
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Gould
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:226260Submit Correction
View count: 188
The second DC-4 registered VH-TAC. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAC
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54A Skymaster
C/n (msn):7466
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54A Skymaster
C/n (msn):7466
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:John Gould
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:226260Submit Correction
View count: 188
The second DC-4 registered VH-TAC. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAC
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54A Skymaster
C/n (msn):7466
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAH
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):10001
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Cobb
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:220578Submit Correction
View count: 139
Reregistered VH-SBN in April 1962. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAH
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):10001
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Registration / Serial:VH-TAH
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):10001
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
Aircraft Name:Cobb
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS
Photo ID:220578Submit Correction
View count: 139
Reregistered VH-SBN in April 1962. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-TAH
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):10001
Operator / Titles:Trans-Australia Airlines - TAA
City / Airport:Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:1955
Photo by:Ed Coates / CAHS