Built in 1944 as a Firefly I naval fighter. Bought back by Faireys in 1950 and converted at Manchester to TT.1 target tug for Svensk Flygtjanst as SE-BRD. After retirement returned to UK as G-ASTL. Now preserved in WW2 Pacific Theatre markings of 1771 Squadron.
1915-built by Westland for the Royal Naval Air Service under contract. This surviving forward fuselage of the biplane was damaged by bombing when at the IWM South Lambeth, London on 31st January 1941. This is the sole extant original Type 184.
Built by De Havilland Australia for the RAAF as A17-518 & BOC 8 Jun 42. Served with various NSW AOS & EFTS. Overhauled by DHA in 1944 & allocated rebuild cn T222. Post-war stored at Narrandera until sold to the Australian Assoc of Aero Clubs on 14 Feb 47. Converted for civil use with a canopy and registered VH-BGX. Damaged by Cyclone Tracy in Darwin on Christmas Day 1974. Risen from the ashes and restored as VH-DHA(5) on 16 January 2002. Seen here at the AAAA National Fly-in.
This Griffith-based Aerobat is heading out for a local flight. Built in 1975, it was initially registered with the 'trade-plate' N8122V before being exported to Australia and registered VH-TIA on 18 August that year.
Jerilderie is located in southern NSW, about 30 NM north of the Victorian border. The aerodrome is home to Agflite, a small ag operator. The aerodrome has a sealed runway 01/19 and this shot looks south from just north of the town.
This 1964 C172 was one of a batch of sequentially-registered F models imported new into Australia. This one was originally N8795U, but not for long. It's seen here looking good at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's National Fly-in.