to the Pittsburgh Steel Company as NC18977.
by the USAAF as a UC-40D-LO with serial 42-38348. (Source: Vic Smith)
to the RAF under lend/lease as LA623. (Source: Vic Smith)
24 Sqn RAF, Hendon. (Source: Vic Smith)
service with Metropolitan Communications Sqn at Hendon. (Source: Vic
to Metropolitan Communications Sqn at Hendon. (Source: Vic Smith)
logged operation: Hendon-Ronaldsway-Long Kesh-Hendon. Pilot: F/Lt
Morgan. (Source: Vic Smith)
off charge by RAF. (Source: Vic Smith)
to Sidney Cotton's company Aeronautical and Industrial Research Corporation
CofA validation No. 269 issued, aircraft having been converted for
civil use by Shorts at Belfast who issued conversion number SH.50C.
to Skyways Ltd.
to The Zinc Corporation as G-AGWN. Operated on executive duties in
Europe until early 1952.
from Fisherman's Bend to Essendon for CofA overhaul by Ansett. Aircraft
was fitted with additional long range tanks and configured for 2 crew
and 4 passengers. Aircraft was named "Silver Star".
application from The Zinc Corporation as VH-BHH. To be operated by
Silver City Airways, a subsidiary of The Zinc Corporation.
flown at Essendon by Len Diprose.
test flight by Len Diprose after which Certificates of Airworthiness
and Registration were issued.
to the Bush Church Aid Society for Australia and Tasmania.
from Essendon to Ceduna, SA by A.E. Chadwick and G.M. Job. Operated
in the aerial ambulance role. Later renamed "S.J. Kirkby".
VH-FMS (Flying Medical Service).
collapsed on landing at Ceduna, SA. The pilot and 4 passengers were
unhurt but the aeroplane was severely damaged. The aeroplane was trucked
back to Parafield, SA and stored in Robby's hangar.
from Australian Register.
to Moorabbin, VIC having been purchased by Allan Rae. Restoration
was begun but suspended after the acquisition of VH-ASV.
to Dr Anthony Fisher.
trucked to Dr Fisher's property near Jerilderie, NSW.
departed Moorabbin for Dr Fisher's property.
of VH-FMS sold to John G. Love and trucked to Albury, NSW.
VH-JGL reserved but not taken up.
from John Love by the National Air and Space Museum of Australia.
(NASMA traded Catalina parts to the RAAF Museum. The RAAF Museum traded
C-47 A65-64, subsequently VH-JGL, to John Love and John Love traded
VH-FMS to NASMA!) As of 17SEP97, the fuselage is still at Albury with
John Love and all other components are at Point Cook.
the demise of the NASMA project, the aircraft's ownership reverted
to the Museum of Victoria.
fuselage arrived at Australia's Museum of Flight at Nowra, NSW on
long term loan from the Museum of Victoria. The wings will be collected
from Melbourne later. Additional components have been acquired from
the U.S. (Source: AMOF)
from Nowra to HARS at Albion Park. The aircraft is on loan to HARS
from the Museum of Victoria. It will be restored by HARS.