VH-BCC de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth        (c/n  82138)


                                  This Tiger is still around and is now owned by Shane Winter who is restoring it in Brisbane (April
                                  2007).  Shane kindly sent me the image below showing the progress being made.   VH-BCC has
                                  been on and off the register for years.  Nice to see that it will be "on" again 'ere long.  It was a UK-
                                  built example which served its time in the RAAF wearing its RAF serial N6900.    My shot, above,
                                  was taken at Bankstown in 1955, while the photo at the foot of the page was taken by Roland
                                  Jahne (via Geoff Goodall) at West Maitland in October 1977 (not crazy about the lettering style
                                  in which the rego was painted     Later, on 2 August 2014, VH-BCC was involved in a crash at
                                  Toowoomba Airport when flown by former Solicitor-General of Queensland, Walter Sofronoff.
                                  Fortunately Mr. Sofronoff walked away from the crash, which was caused by heavy cross-winds. .
                                  Ross Stenhouse saw it at Toowoomba in August 2016 looking pristine again (foot of page).