Air Enthusiast 2003-07
P.Howard - Son of a Beech
VH-PDI at Perth in full Eagle Airways trim in September 1980. Note the 'Big Bird' cartoon figure.
VH-PDI without titles and wearing a thin red and black cheatline at Adelaide, November 1989.
VH-PDI outside the Helitrans hangar at Cairns following certification in February 1976.
Wearing Sunbird Airlines titles, VH-PDI at Cairns Aeroglen, November 1979. The Sunbird logo has been reversed by the painter!
Current as VH-ATX with Antique Airways, the Beech remains in pristine condition.
The large freight door is evident here, offering ample access to the cabin for engine cradles, outside cargo and ferry kits.
VH-PDI at Essendon in 1980 wearing Eagle Airways titles.
Outside Volpar's hangar, N5645K's port Wasp Junior awaits some fine-tuning. Note the avionics bay in the nose cone.
On a congested Long Beach awaits installation of its ferry kit on May 20, 1975. Adjacent is the Cousteau Society's PBY-6A N101CS.