VH-AIL  (2)   Cessna 172E Skyhawk                                  (c/n  50673)


                                     This Skyhawk was registered new in December 1963.     Bob Neate's photo (above) was taken
                                     at Narromine in 1964 whilst it was owned by Maslings Aircraft Sales & Service of Cootamundra.
                                     In the new millenium it was repainted with a contemporary new paint job and is fitted with STOL
                                     droop wing tips, as seen in the shot below by Ian McDonell  taken at Dalby, Queensland in May
                                     of 2008.