VH-BBV (1)    Douglas DC-3CS1C3G                     (c/n  12360)

                              Not the best shot of a DC-3.   Eagle Farm, Brisbane,  circa 1952.   Built as a C-47A-5-DK
                              and alloted serial number 42-92547 it was delivered to the RAAF's 36 Sqdn early in 1944,
                              with the call sign VHCUD.  Civilianized in 1947 it went to Aircrafts Pty Ltd, dba Queensland
                              Airlines. The corporate name was changed officially to Queensland Airlines in 1948. VH-BBV
                              was lost in a crash into the sea whilst climbing out of Mackay, Queensland on a cargo flight on
                             14 March 1954.