VH-AHI  (1)   de Havilland D.H.89A Dragon Rapide          (c/n  6633)


                                      This evocative shot of a Connellan Airways Rapide hard at work comes from the Ian Leslie
                                      collection.  It shows VH-AHI loading at Inverway Statiion in the Northern Teritory's Kimberley
                                      region in 1955.  Note '54 Holden FJ at right.  Built in 1941 as a Dominie for the RAF (X7516)
                                      VH-AHI went onto the British Civil Register as G-AHLU before being flown out to Australia in
                                     1949. For more on this aircraft, and other aspects of Connellan's operation go to :