This Skylark was photographed at its home base. The 'C' Skylark featured a few new goodies such as a constant-speed prop. This aircraft also has the Horton Stol-Craft STOL kit incorporated, which includes leading edge cuffs, conical camber wingtips and aileron seals. The optional flap gap seals aren't fitted. This Skylark was registered new in Australia on 10 April 1962 as VH-ALK(2), and later became VH-RBP for a while. It was formerly allocated but never wore the US reg N8392T.
Aboriginal Air Services is an umbrella management company for four separate airlines owned by the Aboriginal people of Central Australia. The companies are Ngaanyatjarra Air (WA based people), Ngurrajuta Air (NT based people), Janami Air (NT based people form the Walpri tribe) and PY Air (SA based people). In 2006 the airline collapsed, but it seems to be going again using a PC-12. This engineless, 1982 Bandit carries PY Air titles and was first registered in Australia on 27 September 2005.
Now with 'Firescan 300' titles on the fin, indicating that this aircraft is fitted with infra-red mapping equipment for bushfire-fighting. This aircraft was built in 1979 and was first registered in the USA as N2070U. Exported to South Africa as ZS-KGS then back to the USA as N3018C. Registered in Australia as VH-NIA on 3 June 1988. Later became VH-CWE, then VH-ZMO.
This Metro is currently based in Canberra on charter work with Vee H Aviation, also known as Corporate Air. It originally came to Australia with Kendell Airlines as VH-KDJ, being first registered on 7 August 1992. It was later with Rex before joining the Vee H fleet in 2006.
This Baron was first registered in Australia on 26 January 1989 as VH-XMU. Before that it was N20331. This aircraft seems to have formerly been operated by Karratha Flying Services in WA around 2001, when it was re-registered in their VH-KF_ block. The first VH-KFK was a Denney Kitfox.