VH-ARR  Ryan STM                              (c/n  464)


                                          This Ryan previously served with the Netherlands East Indies as S-28. It was civilianized in July
                                          1946 as VH-ARR.    The above shot was taken at Geelong's Belmont Common, circa 1947 by
                                          Bob Fripp.  The Ryan was owned, at the time, by Bill Meehan who operated on the airfield as
                                          Geelong Airways and Geelong Flying School.    It became VH-BNG in January 1949, and then
                                          VH-RAF with Robbys Aircraft at Adelaide.         It crashed during an airshow at Broken Hill on
                                          8 June 1952.