VH-ACX (1) Stinson
Rare shot of a Stinson, imported
into Australia in November 1939 (via The Collection p6915-0149).
Imported by Brown & Dureau Ltd of Melbourne, it must have been
ordered before war broke out.
was sold to the Royal Victorian Aero Club and stored from 1942 until
the duration of the war.
surpassed it wasn't impressed into RAAF service, although possibly its
hp engine made it undesirable). After the war it returned to the
RVAC and was later sold.
Walters collection photo below (via Geoff Goodall) shows it post war,
with the rego
transferred to the tail. It crashed on
from Ivanhoe, NSW on 5 September 1952 and