Air Enthusiast 1996-03
C.Owers - Long Ranging Thoughts. LRDU Wellesleys to Australia
Two Vickers Wellesleys over the Australian countryside.
Refuelling L2638 on a country airstrip.
L2639 with panniers fitted. This view gives a good idea of the size of the aircraft.
L2680 after the bomb panniers had been fitted at Laverton, Victoria.
L2639 probably at RAAF Richmond, NSW.
L2638 after its forced-landing on November 28, 1938, after its Rotol control for the airscrew ran away.
L2639 after its forced-landing, taken from Heffernan’s Anson.
Vickers Wellesley I
L2639 after its forced-landing, taken from Heffernan’s Anson.