VH-AVU (1)  de Havilland D.H.84A Dragon                  (c/n  2074)


                                        VH-AVU was part of Butler Air Transport's fleet when this shot, from the Roger McDonald
                                        collection, was taken at Lismore in February 1947   The Australian built Dragon served with
                                        the RAAF as A34-84 before being civilianized in November 1946.   In August 1948 BAT
                                        sold it to the Catholic Mission of the Holy Ghost to operate out of their base at Alexishaffen,
                                        New Guinea.  It was withdrawn from service in May 1951.