Sister ship to VH-ANN (the
one before it on the production line). Was to have been NC1946
for TWA. Diverted as a
C-48-DO with serial number 41-7686. Operated by RAAF with
call sign VHCDG and nose name of
'Mucky Minnie' Operated
by ANA in wartime mode as
VH-CDG. To ANA in
1946 as VH-ANQ. My shot above was taken at Essendon in 1955.
below, prior white top days, was probably shot in the late 1940s.
It is carrying the name 'Dromana'
(Pelican). Acquired by Ansett-ANA in
with Victorian Air
photograph below, courtesy Barry Maclean) and Airlines
of NSW (photo on bottom of page by Greg
Banfield taken at Mascot in August 1966). -ANQ
withdrawn from use
and scrapped at Essendon in 1969.