PA-23 Aztec 250 (c/n
More than 80 Aztecs have been registered in
Australia and New Zealand over the years.
one of the fleet originally purchased by the Avis-Rent-A-Plane Division
of the Avis
Co. This photograph was taken by Richard Maclean in 1963 just
after the aircraft
onto the Australian register. However, Avis did not keep this
particular aircraft for more
than 20 odd
days, as they sold it off to Trans Australia Airlines Queensland
Division whence it
VH-TGB, then VH-TGO and
. Photos of it as
-AVT are rare.
was subsequently used on TAA's
'Sunbird'; services in northern Queensland and New Guinea.
VH-AVT was formerly registered