VH-AHD  Ryan STM                   (c/n 469)

                                  Here's a rarity.  A Ryan with a coupe.  This shot was taken at Newcastle, NSW in, I believe,
                                  1950.   VH-AHD was S-33 with the NEI Navy and later A50-34 with the RAAF.  It was rest-
                                  ored at some point in time as a conventional open cockpit machine as seen in the image below
                                  taken by Geoff Goodall at the 1965 Swan Hill airshow.    For further bachground on the Ryans
                                  in Australia to go to the entry for  VH-AGD (the machine in the foreground of this threesome). A
                                  complete list of these aircraft can also be found at