VH-AWD (2) Piper PA-28-140
VH-AWD was delivered new in July 1966 to Premiair Aviation of Wagga,
where David Carter
photographed it (above) on Good Friday, 1970. Premiair was owned
by Don Kendell who the
started Kendell Airlines. This company went
on to become a major regional
good mate, Richard Maclean was a captain with them) and was eventually
by Ansett. By 1976, VH-AWD had changed hands to Smithy’s
Flying Services, still at Wagga.
It was cancelled from the register after being
damaged in an accident near Underbool, Victoria on
August 7, 1982.